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Thank you to everyone who sponsored me for running the Manchester Half Marathon. In total I

raised £245 which will go towards helping a great cause! 

#BHF #ManchesterHalf #HalfMarathon 

Yesterday I embraced Bank Holiday Monday and had a day out in Blackpool!

The weather wasn't too bad, although it was windy! And we managed to avoid the traffic which was a bonus!

We visited the Sealife centre which I really enjoyed. Then we went to "Ripley's Believe it o...

Thursday sewing class : following on from our “dress making basics”, this week we had a play around with elastic! Testing out different types, strengths, thicknesses and seeing how they all

It might seem straight forward but it never is! It’s good to have a play...

Sunday was one of the proudest days of my life!! 🏅 🏃‍♀️ 

Not only did I run my 3rd half marathon - alone this time because my dad couldn’t run. 
I did it in 2hrs 33mins!! A time that I never thought possible! 🏆

(ignore the clock - I didn’t set off till 2 mins after t...

This time tomorrow I will be running the #ManchesterHalf... Eeeeek!

I am running for the #BHF, Thank you to everyone who has sponsored me so far.

May 17, 2019


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May 13, 2019

It's that time of year again and in 6 days time I will have run my 3rd Half Marathon. This year I am running it for the #BritishHeartFoundation. For the past 2 years I have run alongside my Dad but earlier this year he had a heart attack (he is recovering and doing wel...

Thursday Sewing Class ✂️🧵 

So it was perfect for anyone who has never made anything using a “dress making” pattern before and find the idea of all those measurements and overlapping lines quite daunting. 
I know what it’s like!

So we went over the pattern symbol by...

May 13, 2019

Wednesday Sewing Class 🧵

 I apologise for the delay in posting this..I have been at my Day Job all weekend! 

Tonight we had a go at making bunting! With a quick introduction to fabrics and pattern placement, then onto cutting out the shapes (easier said than done)...

Good Morning! 

Today I thought I'd share something pretty special with you!

 A couple of months ago, I was asked to make a dress in the style of "Jane" from Mary Poppins (Jane from the original film)as a dance costume for a neighbour. Between us we spent time going over...

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