World Book Day 2016

Emily from Amulet World Book Day costumeWorld Book Day – a chance to delight in the joy (and everything else) to be found in books, and a dress up day for lots of school children all over the country. The latter is always a divider, some love it, some hate it and some secretly love it but pretend to hate it. Continue reading



Dragon and dragonslayer costumes diy halloweenThis year H asked if I could make her a dragon costume for Halloween. Given that I’m usually banned from using contrasting thread for ┬átop stitching because it’s too jazzy I was pretty thrilled by her choice. Initially S wanted to be a dragon too but once she realized a dragon slayer costume would come with a sword and a helmet she was keen to swap her allegiance. Continue reading