Tuesday, 27 December 2011


The BIG winter sale is now on with reductions of up to 40% on this seasons fabrics!!!

Thursday, 22 December 2011

I wish all my blog readers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Just in time....

... for the Christmas party at school today I finished Leoni's "Christmas" dress. The pattern is the Duo Tone balloon dress from the OTTOBRE magazine 6/2011 and the fabric is purple fine cord embroidered with a star and reindeer (she insisted on having them on her dress :-) And as she didn't have anything to go with it I made her a jersey turtle neck top in navy jersey.(OTTOBRE pattern issue 4/2007).

Friday, 16 December 2011

Update on the building work

We have reached the messy stage now: the painters sanded the walls this morning and the whole house is now covered in a thin layer of very fine dust!!! Let me tell you, it is EVERYWHERE. But the workers have been so very busy, the first layer of paint is on and next week the floor gets laid and the raidiators will be fixed, so we finally will have a warm house again :-)

Wednesday, 7 December 2011


If you are still looking for a Christmas present, then this might be of interest: I've got three diaries for 2012 for sale, £10 each + £1.50 postage. They are A5 size, one page a day and the covers are handmade. If you would like to buy one, just leave a comment or email me at info@dotsnstripes.co.uk.

Tuesday, 6 December 2011

The roof is on...

...and the builders are now in the house, making a mess :-)

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