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Thrifty London Living

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Thrifty London Living

Happy February to you all, I hope it brings you good things. We decided to have a weekend of doing so on Saturday we went into our local area of Hammersmith and bought some essentials but whilst down the high street I popped into a few charity shops on a whim. I only needed one: British Heart Foundation, they always seem to have good things in whichever city you're in. I also like the one on Sale, Manchester near my work. I got a few bargains from there at Christmas. I had recently bought some quite expensive eastern goblets in blue glass...

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Nostalgic Sewing Drawer Tour

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Nostalgic Sewing Drawer Tour

Today my Mum and I decided to sort through her sewing drawer, it's like a treasure trove of memories from my childhood. Patterns, boxes with sewing machine finery, vintage tools handed down from my Nanna Martin and my very first sewing project that my Mum still has. A pin cushion. So I went for pink material cut on an angle and pencil writing 'for my mummy' The sewing drawer full and disorganised  A cute Christmas tin for pins & needles Sewing machine box for an old machine, all the feet and some bobbins. I'm wondering if they'd fit my new...

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