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Zena Atkins
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I am a mum of four, edging on empty nest syndrome, who lives a simple life sewing, creating things, adorning my home and pottering around my garden.
I am a mum of four, edging on empty nest syndrome, who lives a simple life sewing, creating things, adorning my home and pottering around my garden.

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PORTUGAL ROAD TRIP
My hubby & I spent a fortnight/beginning of June on a Portugal road trip in our VW Campervan. Lovely, & lucky I know but I hasten to add (she says disappointedly thinking of aesthetics not the  practicalities), not in one of those really cool old ones paint...
PORTUGAL ROAD TRIP
PORTUGAL ROAD TRIP
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Baby Daisy's Pram Quilt
 Once I knew we were expecting our first grandchild in August last year I wanted to knit and learn crochet and quilt and sew and ..... oooo so many things & never enough time. Dinosaur Taggy It has been years since I made anything for a baby or child so I t...
Baby Daisy's Pram Quilt
Baby Daisy's Pram Quilt
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BABY PINAFORE DRESS
I've been making loads of things since I found out my daughter was expecting our first grandchild but have only just got around to making her her first dress. I've been dying to do this for ages but I prefer making summer dresses rather than winter ones so ...
BABY PINAFORE DRESS
BABY PINAFORE DRESS
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FABRIC FROM DOLLY HENRY
Hello, sorry I've been away for so long! Since the news my daughter was expecting our first grandchild I've done nothing apart from sewing and knitting so have got out of the habit of posting on my blog! There were so many things I wanted to make that all m...
FABRIC FROM DOLLY HENRY
FABRIC FROM DOLLY HENRY
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Fairy Lights!
The other day something caught my eye through the front door window....."Oh" I said to myself  "Thought I had taken down all the Christmas lights from outside!" Then I took a closer look and realised the sun was shining through the dead flower heads of a Hy...
Fairy Lights!
Fairy Lights!
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My Homemade Christmas Gifts, Makes & Treats
I've been so busy since I came back from London preparing for Christmas I have had no time to sort out photos or write any posts. Firstly, our Christmas was brought forwards by 2 weeks as my family gathered early due to other commitments over the Christmas ...
My Homemade Christmas Gifts, Makes & Treats
My Homemade Christmas Gifts, Makes & Treats
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COUNTRY LIVING CHRISTMAS FAIR LONDON 2014
A couple of weeks ago I spent a fabulous (and tiring) few days in London with my daughter. We had a very, very stressful start to our journey by finding there were no spaces left in the station car parks. The station is quite remote with only a few side roa...
COUNTRY LIVING CHRISTMAS FAIR LONDON 2014
COUNTRY LIVING CHRISTMAS FAIR LONDON 2014
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Halloween 2014
Halloween...I love carving pumpkins and decorating the house although I don't like answering the door. I live in a village with a small school where I used to know most of the children but on Halloween night it used to be hard trying to work out who they we...
Halloween 2014
Halloween 2014
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RHODES
I've been back just over a week from our holiday in Rhodes but it seems like it was weeks ago! This is the first time since our children started school that we have been away in September. We were a little worried that temperatures wouldn't be that high and...
RHODES
RHODES
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My Garden in August
I'm quite sad really...I spend hours just walking around my garden admiring (oohing & ahhing) at any new flower that appears and absolutely love it when its scented too. I stick my nose in the centre (making sure there aren't any insects ready to bite my no...
My Garden in August
My Garden in August
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