Over the weekend my lovely husband insisted on me having some sewing time to try and get a few bits done that I've been planning on for a while. I've had this gorgeous butterfly fabric for about 6 months or so. I got it from a local shop in my town and it was £5… Continue reading Take two!
I have started to get a few orders for Christmas presents this month so I've made a start on them. A client asked me to make some Christmas bunting using these fat quarters from hobby craft. I really really love making bunting, but cutting out the triangles can be time-consuming. Working out the technicals can… Continue reading Christmas Bunting
I’ve had lots of fun today making these lovely Christmas cutlery holders for my Christmas table! My husband and I decided we would like to host Christmas at our house this year as my mother in law has hosted it for the last few years as I was pregnant one year and just had a… Continue reading Christmas Cutlery Holders
This week I've been a busy bee trying to get all my Christmas sewing done and I have so many birthdays coming up. It's my niece's 21st birthday coming up, I've been struggling with what I can get her or to make for her. She's very homely so today I thought that I would make… Continue reading
I’ve been extremely busy recently looking at different types of patterns as I really want to start making some clothes. Venturing out of my comfort zone of making bags and make-up bags. I purchased “love at first stitch” book by the same person that I made my dungaree dress (Tilly and the Buttons) I have… Continue reading ‘Love at First Stitch’
For the last week my son and I have been battling an awful cold which is why I haven’t published posts for a while. To get back into sewing I thought I’d try something new. Last week I ordered the Tilly & buttons Cleo dungaree dress. Now, this is something I wouldn’t normally wear but… Continue reading Tilly & The Buttons Cleo Dungaree Dress
I’ve started to make a few Christmas presents as I have so many family members to make for. I thought I would try a different design for a make-up bag as most of the girls in my family and friends wear make-up so I think it would be a good start to give them all… Continue reading Batik Make-up Bag