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Guest Author: Sally Cronin: The Sewing Gene

It is lovely to have Sally Cronin as my guest today to bring back memories. As I have, like my grandmother, always ‘sewn with burnt thread’ as the saying goes, my dressmaking skills are minimal… although I always loved embroidery … Continue reading

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With Love…

When a young mother could not bear to discard her first baby’s clothes, she decided to make them into a keepsake for her daughter. That baby was my granddaughter, Hollie and three years later, Hollie was joined by Imogen. Laura, … Continue reading

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This little bear was made by Laura, my granddaughter’s Mum… her clever fingers creating patchwork bears and keepsake quilts from favourite baby clothes, embroidered with baby’s name. I think it is a lovely idea and a wonderful way to preserve … Continue reading

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