Square Love Quilt

I have been having great fun testing Lou Orth’s new pattern the Square Love Quilt. This is a perfect pattern for some fussy cutting and highlighting your favourite fabrics. Unusually for me it didn’t actually take me that long to decide on my fabrics. I started by picking what fabric I wanted to feature and…… Continue reading Square Love Quilt


New Book: Thread Folk

Recently I have been poring over pictures of various types of hand-sewing like embroidery, Sashiko and Punch Needle embroidery (more about that one in another post!) As these searches often do they led me onto Amazon and all the lovely books available on these subjects. I do love a good book, it is nice to…… Continue reading New Book: Thread Folk


Trixie Fabric

I have fallen in love hard with the new fabric line by Heather Ross called Trixie! I mean what is not to like? You have cute little mice, pretty florals and sweet little strawberries! Just perfect! I am normally quite hesitant to cut into fabric I love, I haven’t dared to cut into my Bluebirds…… Continue reading Trixie Fabric


Zippered Basket Pouch

Last month I had the opportunity to tryย  Aneela Hoey’s new pattern the Zippered Basket Pouch. I posted about it on Instagram but realised I never actually shared it on here! I think I may have mentioned before but I love Aneela’s patterns! They are always so well written and well explained. Every time I…… Continue reading Zippered Basket Pouch


Is it in the family?

Today I want to share with you something very special, and as it is International Women’s Day, I thought it would be a perfect time. I have fond memories of my Grandma H sewing, my sister and I were frequently given dresses handmade by her, she taught me to cross stitch at the age of…… Continue reading Is it in the family?


Flourish Sewing Set

I recently had the pleasure of testingย Lou Orth’s new pattern the Flourish Sewing Set. This handy little set includes a needlebook, a thread catcher and a pincushion. The pattern comes with the option to make it with a mini patchwork block or without. The mini block is a great opportunity for some tiny fussy cutting…… Continue reading Flourish Sewing Set

Sewing · Shop talk

Bluebirds on Roses

I have been a fan of Elea Lutz’s fabric ever since her first line, so I am super excited to be stocking her newest line the oh so beautiful “Bluebirds on Roses”. Designed for Penny Rose Fabrics this fabric is possibly her sweetest one yet. Featuring tiny birds, pretty florals and sweet kittys. Shop the…… Continue reading Bluebirds on Roses