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
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….
I’ve often picked up a copy of Burda Style Magazine in W H Smith’s and admired the “on trend” clothes. What always put me off was the thought of having to trace off the patterns from the centre pages…….that was until I saw the cover of September’s magazine. I loved this dress and I had… Continue reading Burdastyle 9/2016 105
Last year, I brought 3 metres of a bolt end of Moda fabric from my local quilting shop. It was just as I was getting into sewing and, in particular, sewing bags. At the time, I had a tendency to buy everything I saw that was on offer and thought that the fabric would make a great bag.… Continue reading Simplicity 1109
So it’s a Bank Holiday here in the UK and the last day of my week long holiday from work. It’s been lovely, the weather has been (mostly) fantastic and I stuck to my vow of not spending the whole week cleaning and washing and decorating. I relaxed in the garden, played with my cats,… Continue reading Did somebody just say the C word??!!