Thursday, 3 January 2013

Time to move on

Hello folks.

I have decided to stop The Devil Makes Work, but I am planning something else in it's place.

I would like to really thank everyone that has helped me and supported me but I feel like I need to do something new from scratch as I unfortunately associate DMW with a very sad time in my life.

I will be leaving the FaceBook page open for a while so if you did want to contact me about anything then please do it via FaceBook.

I will also be starting a new blog soon and I will post details of that on here too and then eventually this will be removed.

Thank you to all the wonderful people that have followed me on here over the years and really helped me through the hard times I have faced.  I really hope you will follow me to my new home when I am ready to open the door.

Happy New Year to you all.


Wednesday, 5 September 2012

A decision

I've decided to take a step back from The Devil Makes Work for a while to evaluate what I do and decide how I wish to go forward.

I do not have the time to update my blog as often as I should or would like to and to be honest I have lost my making mojo at the moment and am really not sure if it is all worth it.

Anyway, thank you for reading my blog - if indeed anyone still does!  And I will be back in some shape or form at some time in the near future I am sure.


Sunday, 20 May 2012

The ORIGINAL Vintage and Handmade Fair

Come along to the Vintage and Handmade Fair on 26th May at The Old Town Hall in Chipping Sodbury and say Hello!

This fair is the ORIGINAL and the BEST!!  Beware of others with the same name.

Come along and check out the wonderful stalls full of stunning vintage items and handmade loveliness.  You can treat yourself to a cup of tea and a proper slice of cake too.
Look forward to seeing you!

Friday, 20 April 2012

Fairs and Loveliness

Last Sunday - 15th - was the Third Annual Vintage Textile and Costume Day at Dairy House Antiques.  The whole place was crammed with gorgeous fabrics, clothing and vintage loveliness.  Here are a few pics of the day:

Tomorrow is the Vintage Bazaar at The Cheese & Grain in Frome.  Well worth a visit if you can.

Sunday, 1 April 2012

New Look

Well.  I have a new look.  This will be translated onto the website too very soon.  Not too sure about the background on here but on the whole I like it.  Reflects my likes.

What do you think?


Saturday, 31 March 2012

Sewing Room and Homely things.

The sewing room is finished.  Woohoo.  Here are some pics of before and after.....

In this picture you can see how dingy and dull the room is - the green just sucked all the light out of the room..........

But after a coat of white paint - look at the difference!!!  I have used a vintage toiletry holder for threads and bobbins - really handy.  The cupboard was an old cupboard that was destined for the bonfire and a friend rescued it and gave it to me.  I painted it pink and lined it with Orla Kiely wrapping paper!!

Have also been working on the kitchen today.

I've been busy but there is still a way to go!

Have a lovely weekend all.

Sunday, 25 March 2012

Vintage Jumble at Rangeworthy

Have had a very busy weekend.

Yesterday I went to the Vintage Jumble and picked up a nice selection of bits and bobs.  Got a fabulous barkcloth curtain which is in a very unusual colourway of purple with yellow, also picked up some nice scraps of 60's and 70's fabric and some nice little glass jars.

It was a lovely sunny day and it was lovely to see Washerwoman, Hens Teeth, Hardaker and Pope, Hesta and the Pugs, Cowboys and Custard, Nostalgia at the Stonehouse, Country Cottage Chic, Beyond France , Textile Treasure Seeker and many more.

I went along with Sue from Dairy House and Clare from  Daisy Darling.

The next one will be held on 25th August.  More details here.

Today I have mowed the grass and then almost finished my sewing room.  It's about 90% done at last!

Hope you are enjoying this lovely weather.