Monday, 3 August 2015


How do,
 I've been doing some knitting in the last couple of weeks. some of it i can't show you - its for presents and i don't want anyone to see if before its presented.
 I've also knitted a boob (well 2  really).
 A friend of mine is going to be a midwife and asked for a knitted boob for helping with showing mums to be breastfeeding.
She gave me a pattern and i made this :

 Well, it gave us all alot of giggles!
I also think you should all see Tinys new hat. I didn't make it (its from M&S) but its so very very cute!

Anyway, TTFN

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

Something i really need to post

what ho chaps,
 i need to post some of these ( well 3 of them) - and by post i mean send in the mail as they are presents which i have, as usual, finished long after the birthday of the indended recipient!

Racer back Kitty Dresses, made from a pattern from this lovely site

I haven't got tiny into hers yet but i'll try and nab a picture when she wears it! Just hope the other girls like kittys too!

Thursday, 18 June 2015

Mum is 70

 my mum was 70 last week. we had a bit of a party for her.
i had to make the party bags (i do like doing this).
 only 6 kids, 2 girls and 4 boys - 
ok, the pictures the wrong way round but you get the jist!
Hapy Birthday Mummy :)

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

I'm not dead

I'm not dead. Work has been really really busy. We are moving to a new building in the summer and so we have to clear out our labs of 50years worth of rubbish! i seem to spend alot of time in freezers at the moment!
 anyways - i have been making, just not as much as usual. so here are some of them
Cake for my lads birthday

Tiny did some painting

a skate dress - for my friends Lilo and stich pairs dance

latest skate dress - shortened, shaped and all finished ready to go and have sparkles added!
so, hope you all like it

Monday, 20 April 2015

Sparkly frock and others

How do,
work has been hectic again but i have finally rustled up a few minutes to post some pics of the latest makes.

This is the skate dress I'd been working on - the lady wearing it did the crystaling.
 I'm quite chuffed with how it looks on ice.

its a lovely colour

in other makes - Tiny got a school dress

and my work chum has had a big birthday (60th) so made her a cake as shes coeliac like me, and got her 2 bottles of bubbly. one is bubbly alcholic the other washing up liquid with its own apron!


Tuesday, 31 March 2015


its been 3 weeks since i blogged. i kept meaning too but being too busy.
Ok so - since i blogged last i have done making, been to the sewing show at the NEC and sewed a little bit more - 
so here it all is..........

One of Tinys teachers was leaving to have a baby so with one evening to get it done i produced a gift for tiny to take for her!

Went to the sewing show at the NEC, i got lots of cat fabric for Tiny (what a suprize) and saw a partial (91%) eclipse -

you can see its reflection from the camera projected onto the building - cool!
my friend @laughingsnail at BOM

She was doing bioprospecting - its looking at what bugs grow from different bits of our city and plotting it on a map, an art/science mash up
tiny got a new skate skirt

dinosaur and scooby doo skate covers

and some for Velma!!!!

Its quite interesting trying to take a picture of your own leg!!!

And finally - A skate dress for a friends eldest girl - using the bottom half that i made for a different dress but it was too small, nothing like recycling!
Well, hopefully i'll blog before another 3 weeks is up!

Tuesday, 10 March 2015

More skating

How Do,

Well i managed a reasonably quick make for me - a skate dress for my friends middle girl.

Late on Friday i couldn't decide if it was OK, 
So i took it skating and gave it to its new owner, little B, who  (as her mother put it) almost wet herself with excitement! - apparently it took some persuading to get it off her later for swimming!!!

Just need to finish one for her big sister now!