Hello there sew folk, I am on final countdown at work before a week of holiday mega -sunshine. I planned to make 100 flippy summer dresses for effortless dressing options, but my sew queue was reorganised when Ma FOB asked me to make her a dress- she’s also off on holiday this week and wanted … More The Merchant & Mills Factory Dress- introducing a guest star
In London, the weather shaman treated us to a particularly mild spell in the lead up to Christmas, that left myself and other city dwellers stripping off their coats. This warm spell made an impact on my winter makes; my usual hibernation knitting was usurped and my standard two pairs of tights and thermal vest … More Weather Warrior Princess- By Hand London Zeena Dress
I was an intellectual wannabe as a teenager and one of the tells of this was my fondness of reading the Sunday Times. I remember one particularly knobby afternoon I spent reading it in the Starbucks, at Bluewater shopping centre…Starbucks was still trendy then and it was my best attempt at creating some sort of … More 1 Fangirl + 1 Tatty Devine Workshop = Happy Wednesday
I have been very clear in the past about my vices. These are the type of weaknesses that are unavoidable to me and creep into every area of my life. I have done my best to control the urges and I will be the first person to tell you that it’s unhealthy. …I am addicted … More We all have vices, but I can blame most of mine on Jem and the Holograms
Welcome to 2015 gorgeous FOB readers! I know we are a fair way in already, but it’d be rude not to say welcome to the party, even if we’ve arrived a late. Considering we are only eleven days in, I am still going to stick to my premonitions that 2015 is going to be a … More Take that 2015! Lino printing Win.
It is the time of year where we all look back and go- ‘Where the bloody hell did that year go and what the hell was I doing?’ In speaking to friends/ colleagues/ stoned people at bus stops, it seems to me, there has been a universal feeling that this year has flown by. I … More A Years worth of telling bunting to ‘Fuck Off’
Another item on my craft list for my Mum’s wedding, was a present for the Bride and Groom. I have written previously about my occasional hesitance to give homemade gifts and considering the bride and groom were already surrounded by my handiwork at the reception, I was worried there’d be a little over kill on … More Hammer Time!