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By winnie, Jul 12 2018 03:36PM

I am delighted to share with you these very vibrant handmade memory quilts created for a family local to Devon.

I was so lucky to be able to visit and hear the stories of mums clothing, the family had personally selected items to create three very personal memory blankets. They chose the clothing in colours, so I had three separate bags that contained chosen items of clothing that the family held close to their hearts and reflected their memories.

The quilts were created for two daughters and a beautiful Granddaughter, ( luckily I got to meet her) I am sure mummy will be able to tell stories of Grandma whilst they are all wrapped up in their handmade blankets.

By winnie, Jul 1 2018 02:00PM

Good afternoon everyone, have you enjoyed this very hot week?

It is so unusual for the UK to experience such prolonged sunshine so I have tried to make the most of it by doing some early morning walks and having a little shaded sit in the garden in the afternoons whilst hand sewing some keepsake orders. The sitting has been VERY brief due to my new friend Bisto that you have already met. This last week we have enjoyed attending puppy classes and he has had his first swim!!! I feel like a proud new mum so am going to share some pictures with you all. Of course I won't show you the picture of puppy on walking strike refusing to move for 10 minutes!!! All good fun, I feel very lucky to have the love of such a beautiful pup. xx

By winnie, Jun 15 2018 09:00AM

They joy of having my new friend Bisto is exploring.

I just love when we take little strolls down to the river or estuary. He is getting quite big now and so is enjoying experiencing new places. This week we spent some time down by the Teign Estuary, it was a very peaceful walk full of nice new smells for Bisto and some peace for reflection for me.

By winnie, Jun 12 2018 11:17AM

Good afternoon everyone,

a little share today of two precious memory cushions that have each been created from one outfit. The outifts were worn by a very loved and missed mum to very special occassions.

So they are now hand crafted into beautiful cushions that will grace any room with beautiful memories.

I just adoured her choice of colours, they remind me of the sky and ocean and the beautiful array of colours they present over the seasons.

By winnie, May 21 2018 07:43AM

Hello everyone,

have you noticed how quiet I've been?

I have some very special news to share, this time I am not sharing pictures and stories of my memory bears and keepsakes!!!

So without any delay I am pleased to share with you the new member of the keepsake sewing room family .........say a big warm cuddly HELLO to Bisto my Cocker Spaniel puppy.

He is now 11 weeks old and keeping me very busy along with my keepsake creations. I am absolutly besotted I don't mind saying, so you will be getting some updates as he progresses into the family life.

It has taken me a while to used to the night time puppy training!! But the early morning waking means we are having a good fun time followed by some lovely time in my keepsake sewing room with bisto playing in his puppy playpen next to my sewing room.

Watch out for the next instalment!