Although my sewing skills are by far the greatest, in fact, they are ridiculously amaterish, I like to think that sewing is pretty much like baking and, that if you religiously follow the instructions, it’s pretty difficult to go wrong. I bake quite an impressive cake when I have the Hummingbird Bakery book to refer… Continue reading Wedding Season
Happy New Year everyone! Seems I’ve been a bit quiet on here lately. It’s not been for want of trying, I have so much to talk to you about…….new patterns, new sewing machines……..and, so, I find myself sat at work on a Saturday, all on my own some, attempting to write three blog posts that… Continue reading Blue Calla Mimosa Market Tote
I have a rather large collection of lovely Blue Calla patterns but never seemed to get around to making one. I’d been coveting the Lewis and Irene Minshan range for quite a while and so, when I found myself with some time on my hands, I decided the Dahlia would be Minshan’s perfect partner. I was a… Continue reading Blue Calla Dahlia Drawstring Bag
The first bag I ever made was the Boxford Clutch by Charlie’s Aunt. Given it was my first foray into bags, it turned out ok, I suppose. Looking back now, although essentially a simple pattern, much better results can be yielded with a little bit of knowledge behind you. My friend’s Mum had asked for… Continue reading Charlie’s Aunt Boxford Clutch Bag
Hi everyone! Sorry I’ve been quite for a while. Rest assured, I have been sewing…….lots and lots of Centerfield Raglan t-shirts by the wonderful Greenstyle Creations. I was chuffed to bits to be asked to be a guest blogger on their site, in fact, I couldn’t quite believe it! Anyway, here’s the link to my guest… Continue reading Greenstyle Creations Centerfield Raglan T-Shirt
Yesterday evening I thought I’d have a look at the changes that had been made to Craftsy. I occasionally have a look at the site for inspiration but have never bought anything simply because I am, generally, put off by pdf patterns. However, this tunic by Green Style Creations really caught my eye because it’s… Continue reading Laurel Dress/Tunic by Green Style Creations
Hello friends. Do you ever find life slightly “trying”? Trying to keep the house clean, trying to stay on top of the laundry, trying to meal plan, trying to eat well, trying to take regular exercise, trying to spend enough time with loved ones, trying to decorate after renovations, trying to get through 8 days… Continue reading To do, or not to do….