Category Archives: sewing

Making heads

I realise I have been very inefficient at keeping up with this blog since we came back to Gulf Town after the summer. This is partly because the summer is over and we are out and about much more, so … Continue reading

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More dolls!

Remember Dolly? She goes everywhere with Dustyfeet, and so many people have admired her and asked where she came from that I’ve decided that I will, after all, make some more. My initial plan is to make two more dolls … Continue reading

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A house for a mouse

I bookmarked this fabric dollhouse tutorial months and months ago, planning to make it when Dustyfeet was old enough. I’ve made it (thanks to a kind friend whose husband brought me plastic canvas from the UK), but I’ve decided to … Continue reading

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Planes, trains and marble games

Only three weeks to go until we join the rest of the population of Gulf Town at the airport. I’m busy planning things to occupy Dustyfeet for long periods of time stuck in a seat, because not only do we … Continue reading

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A new member of the family

This is a project I’ve been working on for some time. It wasn’t quite finished, but the other day Dustyfeet lifted the lid of my sewing basket, saw what was inside, and fell in love. Fortunately the doll herself was … Continue reading

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Most of the population of Gulf Town seems to have departed for cooler climes, but Dustyfeet and I are still here. I’ve been rummaging around in various toddler activity blogs trying to find things to keep us occupied. This post … Continue reading

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The long-promised waistcoat tutorial

So here is how the remnants of my old jeans became Dustyfeet’s very smart new waistcoat. I like waistcoats because they are incredibly easy to make, you can do just about anything with them, and Dustyfeet isn’t nearly as likely … Continue reading

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