IMG_3336 I made some bunting this morning as a present for a little girl’s birthday party.  It was a bit of a rushed job but I made it in time (just).  It reminded me that I’ve made a couple of other strings of bunting that have never appeared here.  I like making bunting: often unexpected colours and patterns look good together, I like adding letters and stringing it together into something jolly and celebratory.  I also like that I can reuse all sorts of material for the flags: these ones include pieces from a little girl’s dress; napkins; a cot sheet; a skirt of mine; shirts; pyjamas and a pair of jeans.IMG_9542The one I made today (there’s actually an ‘O’ on the third flag in, a bit hard to see but too late to change.)IMG_7503Lovely colours for a little boy (above) and my ‘Christmas’ bunting that hangs permanently on our stairs.IMG_1116A big thanks goes to Kate who made beautiful bunting for D and K and is my inspiration for  all of these!

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I started blogging after the birth of my first child. Since I stopped working, I realise I am defined far more by my relationships than by what I do. So, I am: wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend.

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