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Hello Spring! Finally!

If I’m allowed to be truly British for a moment and talk about the weather? Finally we have some sunshine, hip, hip hooray! What perfect timing for this lovely embroidery project! When I first started picking threads for this just over a week ago it was wet, cold, and very grey, definitely not spring weather. However as if…… Continue reading Hello Spring! Finally!

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Mandolin Quilt Update

I had hoped to have a couple more of these blocks finished before I shared an update with you, but seeing as my progress has got a little (ok a lot) behind I thought I’d share the one block I have finished since my last post on this. I’m really happy with this one. I…… Continue reading Mandolin Quilt Update

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Tiny Floral Toddler Apron

I’ve been trying to have a bit of a sort out and was going through some books the other day deciding if they were destined for the charity shop or not. One book was about to go in the charity pile when I spotted the cutest little pattern for a toddler apron in there that I knew…… Continue reading Tiny Floral Toddler Apron

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Instagram Giveaway

It has been a while since I last had a giveaway on Instagram and I want to thank you all so much for your support, encouragement, kindness and inspiration, also a hello 👋 to all my new followers! You will win everything pictured so that’s: 1 kawaii sleepy cat ruler 1 box of 36 wooden…… Continue reading Instagram Giveaway

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Into the Jungle SAL – April

I seem to be making good progress on my Into the Jungle SAL. April is now all finished and I’ve been gradually working on the header. I love stitching this so much and is probably the reason why I’m able to keep up with it. It’s so nice after a busy, stressful day to curl…… Continue reading Into the Jungle SAL – April

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Booklet Pouch SAL

It’s been a busy couple of weeks, add in Easter holidays, dental trips, birthday’s and a wedding and there really hasn’t been much time to sew. Boy am I missing it! One of my favourite purse designer’s Aneela Hoey has just released a new pattern, the booklet pouch. As soon as I saw it I…… Continue reading Booklet Pouch SAL

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Beauty drop-out

Let me tell you a little story about a woman who walked into Boots today and had a complete brain freeze (read silent panic attack)! A woman who used to fly around the world with a make-up bag full of Dior, Benefit and Clarins, who every day had her make-up as perfect as she could, nails…… Continue reading Beauty drop-out