Author Archives: Sarah

My Home Spun Wedding

Introducing Mrs Sarah Etherington! So except for the name change, September 2013 was a big year! Here are some pics of things I created for our very special day. Thank you to everyone who helped glue, stick and pin! Especially … Continue reading

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Making your own Wedding Dress

I realise I have neglected this blog for the past year and no excuse is good enough. But I did have the sewing project of my life!! 2013 saw us move, get married and both hold down full time jobs. … Continue reading

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Before you are old and wise Tapestry

My very dear friend turned the big 3-0 this month and so to celebrate reaching a new decade and tying in her love for the sea I made this little tapestry for her.

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Update a Sofa

We moved house last weekend, to fill our little space we needed a sofa so we went onto Gumtree.com and found a great little number in Tottenham. Second hand, saving the environment and cheap, saving the pennies! The cushions were … Continue reading

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Crochet Slippers

The lovely people at Search Press Publishing kindly sent me ‘Granny Squares, Over 25 ways to crochet the classic pattern‘ by clever ladies Barbara Wilder, Melanie Sturm & Stephanie Gohr. It’s a fab book with loads of contemporary and practical … Continue reading

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Knitted Beard Card

I made this card for Father’s Day, my sister, Clare, and I have been pressurizing my Dad to grow a beard since he shaved off his original beard 5 years ago.. He had one since we were babies and for … Continue reading

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Crochet Wrist Warmers

On a train trip up to my Nan’s, in the¬†Cotswolds this week, I was testing out my crochet skills teaching myself new stitches. I love this shell stitch so much I made myself some spring time wrist warmers, out of … Continue reading

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Sarah Couture

So I started making dresses last year, because I find most dresses on the high street to be very poorly cut or in horrible synthetic fabric. Being ‘curvy’ it’s great to make your own dresses so they can go in, … Continue reading

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London Souvenir Cushion

Last weekend Amy and I found a gorgoues hankie at a jumble sale for 2 quid! Well I turned it into a cushion, Cath Kidston eat your heart out! Backed with some Liberty fabric my old boss gave me, I’m … Continue reading

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Art Attack!

Happy New Year!! Bit late sorry. To cheer you up though I thought I would do a post about the artwork in our flat. We have quite a few now and I love them all. If you asked me what … Continue reading

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