Tag Archives: Mending

Hold on tight

And so it was I found myself in a rush trying to put on a pair of tights. This is never a good combination. Even when faced with several hours to complete the task, I can still manage to click them with a fingernail, and/or push my thumb through them. You can already see where this one’s going can’t you? Continue reading

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Handbags and Gladrags

And so to today’s project. This was a quick mending job on a wonderful, handmade handbag I was given for Christmas one year. It has served me well but the other day… Continue reading

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Hand In My Pocket

Today’s Mend and Make Do is brought to you fuelled by sherry, copious food, and red wine. That’s right folks, I’m having a night at the old folks home (commonly called My Parents House). Continue reading

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Pack up your troubles…

So today’s wee venture was to sort out my Dad’s old RAF kit bag. He was clearing a load of stuff out and asked… Continue reading

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Arm-y Of Me

I decided to cut the sleeves out of an old jumper which had pretty cuff detail. I used the lovely scallop stitch… Continue reading

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We will find it, We will bind it…

I am by no means an expert (hence the term DIY) but I was lucky with my upbringing to have been given many practical skills to which others were perhaps not exposed. This blog is to document my everyday bits and pieces that I do around the house, the crafty things I create for myself, and the crafty things I create to sell… Continue reading

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