It’s not often you can say the garment or bag you’re wearing is one you’ve hand made yourself.
Henry (the taller, more numerically inclined, better half) very sweetly booked me onto a course at The Makers Guild – a leather workshop which teaches you how to make a satchel.
It was an incredible experience, take a look at the journey from punching holes to stitching the bag together.
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Who doesn’t like the spirit of the moment? Thanks to restrictions lifted by the government we’re all enjoying a gin resurgence and the industry is booming.
We have a lovely collection of gin but a few ropey old bottles have remained in our alcohol cupboard for far longer than I care to admit.
I love making my own gin infusions and I shamelessly stole this idea from a friend who shared her recipe with me on Instagram. This is a great way to make a plain gin something special and worthwhile drinking. It also would make a great gift, two years ago I made earl grey gin which went down very well with all who received it.
Here’s how I made it, it’s really simple and will make you look like a domestic goddess, Nigella eat your heart out!
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Pom pom me up! This year I’ve got a bit pom pom obsessed and I have started making bits for the house. My latest pom pom creation is a festive wreath, take a look at this guide at how to make one yourself. It’s very easy, just a bit time consuming! Continue reading “How to make a pom pom Christmas wreath”