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Emma Craftyandcake
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I like sewing, making and baking
I like sewing, making and baking

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Me Made May 2015 Week 4
Nearly there with Me Made May 2015.  It's repeat outfits now with the occasional find from the bottom of the drawer.  This week I have realised that my three favourite items are my denim dress made with light weight Merchant and Mills denim, a striped jerse...

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Round up of Me Made May weeks 2 and 3 #mmmay15
Wow, May is flying by! Only one week left of Me Made May.  This is what I wore in week two  and in week three As part of my Me Made May Pledge here  I said that I planned to make some underwear. So far I have managed to make one pair of knickers and purchas...

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Me Made May 2015 - Week 1
We're one week into May already and I haven't really started on the knickers and bra part of my Me Made May pledge. I better get my sew on. I have been posting my outfits daily on instagram @craftyandcake but thought I'd do a little round up here too. So th...

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Re-creating retro Sindy, Barbie and Tressy Doll Clothes
I've just found this post in my drafts that I started over a year ago... It just needed a photo of the jacket but I forgot to take one and then publish this post! I had my photo taken today for today's Me Made May 2015 outfit so here it is! The original fir...

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Singer Chain Stitch Sewing Machine
This little Singer was a charity shop find from about 5 years ago.  It's a Children's Chainstitch Sewing Machine, I have no idea how old it is, but it works! It has been used occasionally by my little man between the ages of 4 and 7, mostly when I had my ma...

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Me Made May 2015
I'm taking part in  "Me Made May 2015" organised by  So, Zo... What Do You Know? Check out her blog  here . This is my pledge... I, Emma of craftyandcake.blogspot.co.uk and dressmakerssocial.blogspot.co.uk, sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May '15. I end...

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#sewsolidarity #whomademyclothes #fashrev
I’ll be honest, two years ago when I heard on the news that the Rana Plaza Factory in Bangladesh had collapsed I thought “that’s sad” as I often do with disasters reported on the news that are so far away. It wasn’t until recently after reading this blogpos...

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Hey crafty folk in Brighton, UK, come along!

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Book Launch for...The Beginners Guide to Dressmaking - Wendy Ward
I've just got home from a lovely evening at the book launch for Wendy Ward's " The Beginners Guide to Dressmaking " at MIY Workshop . As the evening is over I can finally post pictures of the cakes! A couple of weeks ago my fellow student Croianna text me a...

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Christmas Needle Felting Workshop - 21st November 2014 in Brighton
Since I last posted I have joined the fundraising team at Jacob's cub group and we've decided to run  few crafty events that I am very excited about! I have known Emma Herian from Sew Recycled for years from having stalls next to her at craft fairs and I ha...
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