I have been writing about interesting things since I was about 11 years old when I was given an empty journal by my friend’s mother, Mrs. Peabody. I had always loved writing, and I guess Mrs Peabody (who was a teacher) saw this spark and by giving me a journal was also giving me permission to turn that spark into a flame. I still to this day have a journal that I write in sporadically and it helps me connect with the bigger picture of life.
When I started Make and Do in 2009, I realised that blogging had the potential to connect with people the same way that that old journal of mine did all those years ago. And our posts reflect that – one week it might be about a crafting tool we love, the next about tip or trick we have found that saves time, a great recipe, an App that we think is great or a reminder to take time out for some self-love. A little bit random but isn’t life a bit like that too?
"Can I sew a straight line?" - if I had a pound for every time I was asked that question that almost all beginner sewers want to know. And when we teach workshops, we love to share tips that we use because we know other people like a bit of help too. As a matter of...
For some people, creating a closed Facebook group is a great way to grow their business. On Monday I interviewed (using Facebook Live on the Studio page) Christine Perry, known to thousands via her blog as Winwick Mum. Eighteen months ago, Christine started a Facebook...
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