Beautiful or practical
Friday, 13 June 2014
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Tuesday, 10 June 2014
Wardrobe updates - altering a tailored jacket and changing sleeves
Two months in and my buy no new clothes challenge is going surprisingly well. I have only really had one major challenge which was finding a...
Wednesday, 4 June 2014
Cutting the crap - quitting caffeine
I have been a coffee drinker since I was about 12. For me it was a symbol of adulthood and independence and I've never really moved o...
Monday, 2 June 2014
Slowing down and living more - why I walked away from a successful career
One of the main reasons I left my previous job was to slow my life down a little and concentrate of the things that really mattered. Family,...
Sunday, 4 May 2014
Me Made May 2014
I read about Me Made May on My Make Do and Mend Year . It's a project to encourage all the wonderful people who craft and make clothes t...
Make do and mend - Shortening sleeves on a waterproof jacket
I've had this waterproof jacket for years but it rarely gets worn because the sleeves are so long. If I wear it walking and it rains I ...
Thursday, 1 May 2014
Make do and mend - how to save a stretched pajama top
I have a pair of Cath Kidson cotton pajamas that I love. They have been washed so many times that they are super soft and comfy. Unfortunate...
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