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Lynn Potts
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What else is happening?
And in other news: Both of my babies now need glasses. Noah got his first pair on Wednesday, and Joey got a pair with a slightly lower prescription which is good news as it means his eyes are correcting. I dismantled this: and put up this: Very happy with i...

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Bagmaking: Cat Portrait Coin Purses and Swim Bag
I have to say it a while since I made a swim bag, but this was a commission so I had to make it work. Its simple enough - you just need to get the measurements right. This one has a PUL (waterproof - although I'd say not quite waterproof as the seams aren't...

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Plus Size Fashion: Miss Fortune and Dorothy Perkins (again)
Work Loo Shot Alert Sometimes I just can't wait to try things on. Luckily the toilets are nice and clean where I work.  Package from Clarence and Alabama arrived Friday at 2pm. Sadly I'd already left at 1pm, so I picked it up this morning. Pretty packagin...

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Its CRAFTfest time!!
Best of British Community Crafting event HERE  

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Bagmaking: the Poppy Pouch
Not a lot to say other than here are some poppy pouches (which I call taco pouches) from this fantastic pattern

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Plus Sized Fashion: Lindy Bop and Dorothy Perkins
Lindy bop sale is on, and as always its absolute chaos. Wrong orders, cancelled orders, late and missing orders etc etc, however I finally got two dresses. The first is the ZsaZsa tropical wiggle which comes with a bolero. Now a wiggle is always a gamble fo...

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Plus Size Fashion: Scarlett and Jo - the photos are back
We still don't know who's won the competition, but S&J made the photographs available to all the ladies that were there on the day of the shoot. They've put the videos up too, so here I am in all my porky glory :) And photos: Thanks to Scarlett and Jo. I'm ...

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Bagmaking: Swoon Lola
So this is Lola. One of the latest patterns from Swoon I really wanted to have a go at this ages ago, but I've got soooo many things on my list as well as commissions, it just didn't happen. This fabric is from the Cotton and Steel Lucky Strike set from the...

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Dressmaking: the dress that isn't yet (Butterick 5748) , and the skirt that is (self drafted)
So, since I discovered the Fabric Guild, I've been going a little loopy buying larger amounts of fabric. This one is  Cotton & Steel Mochi Gamaguchi Navy I really wanted to make a dress for the vintage sewalong , however the more I worked at this (its  Butt...

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Bagmaking: Poppy Pouch
First attempt at the poppy pouch Here we have small and medium I would say these are great for an advanced beginner - harder than just a zipped pouch but if you follow the instructions, all will come good. They require a bit of thought but nothing too exhau...
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