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Stitch and Sew SAL (Sew-along)

  I am excited to tell you I am hosting my first SAL (Sew-along), and your are all invited! Theme: Aneela Hoey’s new book Stitch and Sew When: Thursday 1st November – Friday 30th November What’s involved?: The aim of this sew along is to have fun, gain confidence and new skills in embroidery and…… Continue reading Stitch and Sew SAL (Sew-along)

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Sunflower Tote

When Aneela Hoey asked me if I would like to test her new pattern I was delighted, I mean how could I turn her down?? I felt honoured! The pattern comes with not only the embroidery design but also the instructions on how to make it into this beautiful super roomy and handy tote bag.…… Continue reading Sunflower Tote

Chatter

It’s OK…

A little off topic from my normal posts but as today is World Mental Health Day. I wanted to share my thoughts. Mental illness can happen to anyone, it is not prejudiced with who it decides to strike. Yet why is there still so much stigma, discrimination and lack of understanding around it? According to…… Continue reading It’s OK…

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A birthday quilt for Mabel

You may remember if you’ve been following the blog for a while that I made a little quilt for Mabel last year (read about it here). Unfortunately I hadn’t quite worked out the measurements quite right so as was inevitable she has out grown it. So, what a perfect excuse to make another! I have…… Continue reading A birthday quilt for Mabel

Shop talk

New! Liberty Key Fobs

Excited to tell you I have just added some new Liberty key fobs to the shop! It would make a perfect gift as a stocking filler, secret Santa, a house warming, a teacher’s gift, mother’s day or even a gift for yourself. So many options! Sandwiched between a low loft fusible fleece to give it…… Continue reading New! Liberty Key Fobs

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September Round-up

It seems I’ve blinked another month has passed us by and we’re now in October with Halloween and Christmas rushing towards us! September a month where the leaves are changing, the air is getting cooler but still warm enough to not have to layer up. I’ve never really been a fan of the cooler months…… Continue reading September Round-up

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3 in 1 Pouch – Pattern Review

Aneela Hoey is one very clever lady,Β she has just released a new pattern and as with all her patterns they are functional and well written, with easy to understand instructions and diagrams. I’ve been a fan of Aneela’s patterns ever since I got hold of her book “Stitched Sewing Organisers”. Not many books that I…… Continue reading 3 in 1 Pouch – Pattern Review