Archives for posts with tag: sewing

Potted up the spider plant babies.

Sewed a pair of tiny dungarees after work when I really just wanted to lie on the sofa. I’m really glad I did something.

Photos of mum and dad with Fred and baby Alfie. 😍

Freshly baked bread and real butter stolen from someone else in the fridge.

Incontinence at the bakery.

Canceling the date and coming home to comfy trousers, podcasts and sewing.

Doing buttonholes!

Bubbles from the washing up bottle.

I made a new dress!

Having the day off! Sewing – making my cool t-shirt stain-less again and trialling a skirt pattern for Jo. Buying plastic boxes to organise my craft stuff.

The sunset.

Getting my illustrated vulva!

Sewing Fred’s letters onto his trousers.

The clouds from my bedroom window.

A takeaway. My favourite one.

Sewing again. Four little pairs of dungarees.

Cleaning the stairs, cutting back the hedge and sorting out the recycling bins.

A big creamy daal. With sweetcorn. And two sausages. 🤦‍♀️

I made two pairs of dungarees.

Photos of sad cats from Tash’s cat book.

More Below Deck.

Listening to the rain.

Sarah and Aster got the dungarees I made them.

Jacquie said thanks for remembering her diagnosis. I’m really glad I said something.

Sewing dungarees again. Mama and daughter ones too.

Lying in the shade in the park with Jo.

Hackney gelatto. From Weezy.

Finished all the vulva hearts.

Singing in the flat on my own all evening.

Sexy Fish and Shish

Giving Jo the trousers I made her and seeing how happy she was with them.

Started writing more for the book.

Reading Motherhood and napping on the sofa

Sitting leaning against the tree in the park in the sun.

Speaking to Jen and Fiona and realising I was waiting for them to tell me to take the job. So I will.

Finishing the pair of trousers for Jo

Sewing Bee. And Patrick losing his shit over the pussy dress.

Making dumplings from the kit Sean sent me.

Making vulva hearts and listening to Women’s Hour.

Made a new jumper.

Walked back through Gillespie Park.

A lie in. Until 10.30!

Going to give Jo’s Dino tails to her and tell her I love her. She really cheered me up.

Recording a special Labia Lessons for people to download.

Dancing to Running Up That Hill by Kate Bush whilst brushing my teeth.

Making unicorn headbands.

Poundland. I didn’t realise it was open!

Watching the live band on the bench in Highbury Fields. Really fun and reminded me what London is actually like.

Everything I wore today, except my socks, I made myself.

Deciding to walk through Gillespie Park.

Seeing Jo breastfeed. And looking happier.

I tried Jo’s breast milk.

Made a bra.

Noah’s little farts.

Shopping when it’s quiet in the morning. I was able to stare at the cereals for aaaaages with no one walking past or making me feel like I need to hurry.

Sewing all day, mostly by memory. More jeans and another jumper.

Another HelloFresh meal. I love lemony minty things. I need to use those flavours more.

Finally posting Fred’s Dino tail. I can’t wait for him to see it.

Sewing a little frog onto a pocket for his matching trousers.

This passage in the Spinster book.

Adding peanut butter to my lunchtime noodles.

Zooming with the fam for Ben’s birthday. And finding out there’s another baby on the way.

The sun shining in the afternoon as I finished Ben’s trousers.

Making the dinosaur tail for Fred.

A big veggie pasta bake.

Chatting to Sarah and hearing her sound normal again. Also hearing little Aster noises.

Yoga with Lizzie. Kept my camera on this time.

Sewed 12 more vulva hearts and sold a pink one straight away.

I was in a Zoom meeting with Jeremy Corbyn.

New desk chair.

Watching Grand Designs ‘with’ Jonny.

Han and Fred got my Dino trousers and they look great!

Some nice illuminated clouds.

Walking to Broccoli to get this delicious almond croissant. Can’t seem to go a weekend without one now.

Finishing the matching dino trousers.

An email from Ming saying how much she enjoyed the kit.

Sewing dino trousers.

The boobs arrived!

Popcorn.

My booklets arrived!

I managed to photograph, make and put my vulva hearts online. And sold one immediately.

The beautiful blue skies and a brief walk along the old railway line.

And a peanut butter egg.

Cutting out the pieces for Jana’s pregnancy dungarees. Feels nice to be sewing again.

Listening to Jo trying to retell the story of when Jonny got so high he cut himself out of his shoes. Her laughter makes me laugh so much.

Getting out the house for a walk, even though it was a bit rainy still. I’m enjoying a different season on the parkland walk.

Jana’s fabric arrived, and in such beautiful packaging!

A walk immediately after work, managing to catch the last of the daylight. And walk along the quietest parkland walk I’ve ever seen.

Yoga nidra. Instead of TV.

Learning how to make a block pattern to my measurements.

Spending the afternoon (and evening) doing the illustrations for the booklet.

Got a letter asking me to book my colposcopy. Which is great. Because I thought it might be postponed due to covid.