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Christmas Sewing Prep

Now it’s November I feel I can finally start prepping the Christmas sewing. I actually started a couple of weeks ago but in true Saysie style I am only now just blogging about it! Every year I have so many plans to make so many things, whether that be gifts, decorations or tasty food. In…… Continue reading Christmas Sewing Prep

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Jungle Safari Toddler backpack – Back-to-School

A backpack has been on my sewing bucket list for ages! I’ve always fancied giving it a try but at the same time I have been very intimidated by the thought of it! Mabel has 2 lovely backpacks already, both from Cath Kidston. The thing is it’s a bit of a Goldilocks situation as one…… Continue reading Jungle Safari Toddler backpack – Back-to-School

Shop talk

A little shop announcement..

You may have heard recently that Etsy are changing the way they charge their sellers. If you haven’t let me explain… From the 16th of July all sellers will now be charged a 5% commission fee on all sales. This is an increase of 1.5%, not only that but Etsy will also be taking a…… Continue reading A little shop announcement..

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If you go down to the woods today…

When my lovely friend told me last year that she was expecting their 2nd baby in June I knew right away I wanted to make them a baby quilt. We’ve been friends for about 10 years ago, I first met her in a very difficult time of my life and she was there for me…… Continue reading If you go down to the woods today…

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Into the Jungle SAL – Month 6

Can you believe we are halfway through the year already!? It seems like only yesterday I was taking down the Christmas decorations! I may have fallen a little behind on my Into the Jungle cross stitch but I am pleased to say I’m now all caught up and ready to start July’s. How cute are…… Continue reading Into the Jungle SAL – Month 6

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Mandolin Quilt Update

I had hoped to have a couple more of these blocks finished before I shared an update with you, but seeing as my progress has got a little (ok a lot) behind I thought I’d share the one block I have finished since my last post on this. I’m really happy with this one. I…… Continue reading Mandolin Quilt Update

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Into the Jungle SAL – April

I seem to be making good progress on my Into the Jungle SAL. April is now all finished and I’ve been gradually working on the header. I love stitching this so much and is probably the reason why I’m able to keep up with it. It’s so nice after a busy, stressful day to curl…… Continue reading Into the Jungle SAL – April