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Cot gnawed by toddler

The Mother Of Invention

Sometimes it seems as is my little guy seems to have been teething from the moment he burst into the world. We’ve been lucky that apart from the usual toothy grumbles they haven’t caused him too much trouble, and he’s slept well through his teething […]

FO: Little Man At Work – Tools Of The Trade

FO: Little Man At Work – Tools Of The Trade

Three long months have passed since I last updated this website, but I am sure that readers will forgive me as I have been working hard at the biggest project of my life: the never-ending WIP that is the Eskimini. In the last three weeks […]

Make Your Own Christmas Crab

Make Your Own Christmas Crab

In a burst of energy from the other day, I have very quickly put together a free pattern sheet for anyone who might want to make a very quick Christmas Crab of their own! Here is Baby Awesome’s Christmas Candy Cane Crab. Just download the pattern sheet […]

FO: Sail Away Shirt

FO: Sail Away Shirt

For our first anniversary a couple of weeks ago, Mr Awesome presented me with a box, the contents of which clearly not made of anything in the theme of ‘paper’. It was heavy, and lay upon my legs like a big cube of exciting possibilities. […]

Tutorial: How To Re-Fashion A T-shirt To Fit And Flatter

Tutorial: How To Re-Fashion A T-shirt To Fit And Flatter

After having successfully adjusted a T-shirt to transform it from a square unfitted shape with large shoulders and seams into a fitted women’s tee, I decided to write up my method in a tutorial, so that all those cute graphic designs languishing on giant, shapeless […]