36. How to Turn a Pair of Jeans into a Skirt

Create a skirt from a pair of jeans!

This episode is subtitled: ‘Just act normal…’

We have a few widows and widowers who come into the shop. Sometimes they want to buy flowers or a birthday card but other times they just want a bit of company. I always think it’s best not to go overboard with sympathy and not avoid mentioning the loved one they’ve lost. But who knows whether this is the right thing to do? Oh dear, I hope I’m not adding to their suffering!

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31. How to Remodel a Pair of Jeans

Remodel a pair of jeans by shortening them and adding a button on the back pocket for interchangeable motifs.

This episode is subtitled: ‘A few kind words…’

With a glass of wine in one hand and Blue’s bowl of food in the other, we were just about to settle down for a quiet Saturday night at home after a busy day at the shop when I happened to glance at the phone and saw I had a message. It was from Laura (why doesn’t she just text, then I’d definitely see it?) inviting me to lunch on Sunday.

‘Did you hear that, Blue? We’re going to see Jake and Hannah tomorrow!’

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17. How to Make a Denim Needle Case

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This episode is subtitled: ‘A tissue-in-the-wash day…’

Do you ever have a bad hair day? I don’t. That’s because I usually just scape my hair back, tie it up into some non-descript style and don’t give it another thought until it’s time to lay my head on the pillow and go to sleep. So a day when everything seems to be going wrong couldn’t really be called a bad hair day in my book. Now, a ‘tissue-in-the-wash’ day, well that hits the spot.

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