Monthly Archives: May 2012

Butterfly Swarm Coconut Cupcakes

One of my grandmothers turned 90 this week. Anyone reaching this age deserves a big celebration and my mum and aunt did not disappoint, throwing their mum a huge party on Saturday. They were preparing and organising for many weeks … Continue reading

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Ugly Duckling Puppet Sleeves for Once Upon A Thread

Katy of No Big Dill is hosting Chapter 3 of her series ‘Once Upon A Thread’ at the moment. There will be three whole weeks of sewing inspired by children’s books and I am thrilled to be doing my first … Continue reading

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First 12 months baby vest set

I get quite sentimental about keeping records of my children and periodically start one initiative or another to try to remember all the little details. Sadly I don’t often keep them up for long but this is one thing I’m … Continue reading

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Quackaroons and pond cupcakes

I have been thinking about making some duck macarons for a while but as soon as the name of these popped into my head they waddled quickly to the top of my list. It also gave me the perfect opportunity … Continue reading

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Cake International 2012

Last Friday I visited the ‘Cake International’ show at the Excel Centre in London. Until now the show has only been held in Birmingham so it was a first visit for me. I went with my mum, who was organised … Continue reading

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Next Stop London

After a lovely break in London I returned keen to make something with the ‘Next Stop London’ line by designer Laurie Wisbrun. As I’ve mentioned before I was lucky enough to win half a yard of each fabric in the … Continue reading

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