Jewellery Making | DIY

DIY earrings | modaFix

Our next set of classes has just begun at Hullabaloo. It’s a four week course where you learn how to create your own fashion accessories. Each week you create something different. In the first class you learn basic jewellery making skills using beads and wire. Here’s a selection of the girls’ creations. Both pendants were removed from old, unwanted […]

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DIY T-shirt chain | Casual looks

DIY T-shirt chain | modaFix

This was a popular post on Facebook so I decided to write about it in more detail here. On Sunday (1st February) we held our Refashion for Rory Workshop at Hullabaloo. It was a fundraising event for a toddler from Sligo, Rory Gallagher, who wishes to walk. You can read about his condition here. Here’s […]

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Refashion Workshop | Rory’s Wish

Our refashion fundraising workshop for Rory Gallagher’s Wish To Walk took place on Sunday afternoon. I teamed up with Hullabaloo again to encourage people to get creative all for a great cause. Read all about Rory’s condition here. How gorgeous is this piece? I love this neckline and how some simple restyling can transform this look. Less is more as […]

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REfashion with modaFix | CREATE YOUR OWN

Following the success of our first refashion course at Hullabaloo, the girls have invited me back to run my second set of classes. Starting Wednesday 4th February and running for 4 weeks, I will teach you how to create your very own bespoke fashion accessories. Each week you will create a new piece in a relaxed and […]

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Rory Gallagher’s Wish To Walk | Refashion Workshop

This is your chance to get creative in a relaxed, informal environment and it’s all for a great cause. Rory Gallagher is a two year old boy affected by Spastic Diplegia Cerebral Palsy causing increased muscle tone, stiffness and tightness of his limbs, which creates problems when trying to walk. Our aim is to help raise […]

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Christmas Jumper party | Shells Café

On December 10th we had our very first Christmas Jumper Party at Shells Café, Strandhill, Co. Sligo. From day one Jane of Shells has been very supportive of my blog and invited me to host craft classes very early on. I genuinely wouldn’t have had the confidence to do this in the past but after my […]

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The Ultimate Gift Guide | Shop local

The following article featured in the December issue of Sligo Now Magazine.  The essence of this edit is to encourage consumers to shop locally and from independent designers. Here’s how it looked: The festive cheer is upon us. It’s that time of year again, the exchanging of gifts with our nearest and dearest. Check out […]

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Take a BOW! DIY| Part 3

Take a BOW! In our third instalment of refashioning at Hullabaloo we upcycled old garments and fabric to create one of my personal favourite items to make – bows. They are quite easy to make, once you learn how and I enjoy making them as they were one of the first things I learned to sew. […]

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HATS off! | Hullabaloo

Hats off to my creative crew at Hullabaloo! This class was very much anticipated both by myself and my fellow creatives. It was a particularly enjoyable night and a flurry of fascinating fascinators was the end result. I love to see the ideas people come up with. Everyone had a completely different, original and unique […]

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Cake and Create | DIY Jewellery

Tonight I taught my very first adult craft class at Hullabaloo, Pearse Road, Sligo. It’s a really bright and inviting studio run by craft crazy sisters Sabrina and Laura. In September Sabrina contacted me regarding a series of craft classes they were hoping to offer. I’d been approached in the past to run similar courses […]

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