What does sewing mean to me | maz

This is my response to the question posed by Naomi – What does sewing mean to you?


I sew because I am (was) a Guide. This is the first sewing project I really undertook, although it is not (quite) all my own work. It was my Grandad’s army blanket – my sister has the matching pair – and my Nan sewed on the first 20 or so badges. I have had it since the age of ten, and now, at 39, it is ‘finished’. Well, it’s never quite finished, but I think it’s full. Over the years I have sewed on badges that have been swapped at local, national an international levels, those that I have bought at…

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Positives 15 | maz

Mkl awards night.  Great way as ever to end the season
Fun time at coombe with the godless children
Billy Elliott in Brum with gateway.  I’d forgotten how much bad language was in it…
Saw my sister’s new house
Last hockey of the season, gb v Poland
A couple of days in Sussex looking at family history,  including Petworth house
Community volunteering. I delivered leaflets for the upcoming earlsdon festival
Easter egg for lunch

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Positives 13 | maz

Such lovely weather, the garden is starting to bloom again
Walking in the sun, and eating lunch outside, without a coat on
A night at the Belgrade, although I wish there was more room between the seats!
Three games (and something like 600 miles) of hockey. Good times
Made some banana cakes….
Had a good time playing with a new toy, hopefully money well spent
Another great week with a lovely bunch of children, who seem to like me
Had an interview for a long term supply post. If we can agree terms of pay, then I start after Easter

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