Sindy Nurse Pattern Review

I’ve knitted Sindy a nurse outfit and face mask from a vintage knitting pattern, and included the pattern for free!

Blythe/Sindy Sweater top pattern review

That new Ken is coming round and Sindy needs something new to wear!

Jobs for the girls

There’s a popular series of Barbie dolls called ‘I want to be…’, all based on careers for girls to aspire to be. It where the astronaut and teacher Barbie dolls fit. I was thinking about these Barbie dolls some time ago and wondering whether the idea of a career doll is useful to a child’sContinue reading “Jobs for the girls”

Teen Doll Comp Shop

Give me a car and caravan and lots of clothes over fancy wings, light up dresses and gimmicky one trick ponies any day.

The start of Summer

I made it all through the year with, well apart from two weeks off when I broke my ankle, no sick days. Then as the Uni schedule finished (no classes, but we can still go in) I was hit by some awful superbuggy cold thing. I’ve pretty much been in bed most of the lastContinue reading “The start of Summer”

All in the best possible taste – my thoughts on the class system

Yep, I spent a lot of time looking at Grayson Perry’s tapestries and thinking about the class system.
I finally came to the conclusion that I have no idea about it and don’t even know if it exists.

Class, to a lot of people seems to be about the objects we own. One task for Uni is to photograph objects (decorations) in my home and talk about class from them. I looked and realised… I don’t have any.

Sad? No, I don’t think so.

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