I’m popping by with some exciting news that I have shared on Instagram already but I thought I should share over here too. Well, Sam and I have been looking for a use for our spare bedroom for a while… Sam wanted a man cave and I would have a loved a sewing room but it’s soon to be a baby room! So as you … Continue reading Trainee Housewife Becomes Trainee Mum
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I have a very exciting surprise for you all… The lovely Sonny from The Vintage Pattern Shop?has given all Trainee Housewife readers a huge 20% off at her shop! And if that isn’t enough, she has also gifted a sewing pattern for one lucky reader! So it’s time to have a little competition… To enter, simply leave a comment with your… Continue reading 20% Off & a Giveaway from The Vintage Pattern Company – Exciting Exclusive!
I have recently discovered the therapeutic fun of making pom poms. Easy to make, super fast and they use up any left over wool you may have. The only difficult thing was deciding what to do with them! I decided to make a garland for my sewing/dressing room with them. After making the pom poms, it was really easy to turn them into a … Continue reading The Joy of Pom Poms
Evening fellow bloggers! How is everyone? Is everyone getting on with lots of crafty projects? I have started a few things and so far only finished one, I need to get in some more sewing days! After making my sewing organiser from the Cath Kidston Sew project book, I realised some much needed bias binding practice was in order. I picked this beautiful 1960’s sewing … Continue reading New Year; New Sewing
December is here so we are officially allowed to feel all Christmassy, how exciting! Last weekend Sam and I had a pre-Christmas party before we put our Christmas tree up and couldn’t fit anyone in the living room! Although it was still November we had Christmas crackers, mulled cider and we set up some Christmas lights outside. It was a lovely way to bring in … Continue reading Christmas is here!
Here is my latest, finished sewing project. Another make from the Sewing Bee book, I made the men’s shirt. I have made this once before and, I tell you what, I loved comparing my sewing from this year to last! I really worked hard to fix every mistake, learn from last times mishaps and most of all… Pattern match! Rather than doing a mix … Continue reading Sewing Bee Men’s Shirt