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Helen Fox
Hi, My name is Helen and guess what, I LOVE to play with stuff
Hi, My name is Helen and guess what, I LOVE to play with stuff

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He's a star pocket shorts
But whats this you ask? That's right, boy sewing! I thought it about time I stopped neglecting the boy with all this girly sewing going on. These shorts actually serve a very specific purpose, they are his new 'potty training pants'. We have just started wi...

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The cutest kitty baby Hula Hoop dress
Who can resist something so perrrrrfect? I mean its a tiny dress with colourful jolly cats on it! I was inspired to make this dress by one that I saw in John Lewis. It really was a beautiful dress but I just looked at it, and I looked at the price label and...

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Another New Look 6216 and its floral!
I'm pretty sure a few posts ago when I did some baby sewing I talked about how I NEVER sew in florals for myself because I just never ever wear them. What happened? The print is very 'twee' and feels a bit Cath Kidson to me, what with the colour and the flo...

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Some roomy Rumi tanks
Continuing on my baggy jersey basics campaign This week I stitched myself up 3 (yes 3!) new tank tops which are again aimed at my post baby, breastfeeding body. Being as summer is pretty much on our doorstep I thought I best make sure I have thought about t...

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A Busy Book for Master Fox
What is a busy book? Well its a book filled with activities in a hope to keep your little toddler busy! Who are we kidding right, this is going to work for all of about 5 minutes!  I, just like i'm pretty sure all other mothers of toddlers have done, have u...

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Mermaid baby dress and leggings set
What little girl doesn't need a mermaid dress? Especially at the moment, is it just me or are mermaids definitely the on trend print right now? Not that I mind, Ariel always was my favorite Disney princess anyway. This amazing fabric was from LLFab who desi...

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New Look 6216 - Striped baggy tshirts
Its ok that all my clothes for the next 6 months are stripey isn't it, or do I maybe need to start branching out a bit? :) Following on from my earlier post where I talked about my personal sewing being all about the breastfeeding at the moment these are no...

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Pink and Orange Triangle Cot Bed Quilt
Also known as the sew I have both hated with a fire in my belly and adored at the same time! Anyone who has me on instagram  will have seen me whinging about this thing as I have been going along in the last few weeks.  Seriously, I have HATED sewing every ...

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Kwik Sew 4041 - Coral striped slouched raglan top
Isn't this fabric beautiful :) I love the huge coral stripes and I think it lends itself really well to this lovely draped top. I have switched my focus of personal sewing now from maternity on to postpartum so the next few posts from me will 100% have brea...

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Baby dribble bibs (including pattern)
Can you ever have enough dribble bibs? There is a possibility I might have gone a bit overboard on the bibs here but personally the answer to this question is no, you definitely can't have too many of these things. I know from the experience of my own littl...
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