shortened corduroy skirt, hand me down
Children, Crafts, Making stuff

Making stuff 6: upcycling a skirt

I'm ok with a sewing machine. I can manage if I need to and mine was a birthday present at some point in my early 20s. I'm not that confident and I ought to do more. I have a shirt dress and a dungaree dress that both need about 4 inches taking off them at… Continue reading Making stuff 6: upcycling a skirt

home made advent calendar of promises
Children, Crafts, Making stuff

Making stuff 5: advent of activities

I haven't done a "making stuff for kids" post for a while. Advent begins today and so there are chocolate calendars in the house. Last year Four years ago my wonderful mum made a fabric advent calendar and that year and the two following years, we collaborated to fill it with a little toy each… Continue reading Making stuff 5: advent of activities