All of a sudden I have appeared to have lost my “Sew-Jo”. Whats Sew-Jo? Some of you may ask. Well imagine waking up and just not feeling like doing your favourite hobby. November was a particularly difficult month for more reason than one and so I’m wondering if that may have something to do…… Continue reading What do you do when you lose your “Sew-Jo”?
October was definitely a hold on to your hat type of month, i.e it was tough!! I am glad to see the end of October especially as I’m not particularly a fan of Halloween. Growing up in England in the 80’s/90’s we didn’t celebrate it, no one did. Out of all the years in…… Continue reading October Round-Up…
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…
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
On Sunday my beautiful mama turned 70! It seemed only right they I made her a birthday rosette, I’m not sure if she was too thrilled to wear it but she humored me by doing so. My original plan had been to make her a quilt. I had found the most beautiful pattern which was…… Continue reading Happy Birthday Mum
I hope you’re having a lovely Easter! We’ve been busy this weekend celebrating my mum’s 70th birthday that was yesterday (blog post for that coming soon). So today as it’s cold and wet we’re snuggled up indoors watching Disney films and eating chocolates and birthday cake! I had this little bunny bag on my to…… Continue reading Happy Easter!
Exciting news for this Easter! I’ve reopened the shop and am having a sale! 20% of everything. Prices have already been adjusted to so you don’t need to add a code, ends midnight Tuesday 3rd April. See below for a little taster of what is on offer. Click here to shop or on the shop…… Continue reading Etsy Sale!
At the start of 2018 I made the resolution to go on a “Fabric diet”, it didn’t necessarily mean I couldn’t buy any fabric but I definitely had to rein in my spending and use up my over-growing stash. I wasn’t completely unrealistic I knew there would be certain fabrics I would need to help…… Continue reading Fabric diet fail..
It has just occurred to me as I await the arrival of June’s pattern for the Happily Ever After sew along that I never shared with you my completed block for May! Robin Hood! Such a cute little block. I can’t believe we are almost halfway through this already. If you’re undecided about starting…… Continue reading Happily Ever After SAL – Robin Hood
On Monday my husband celebrated our 4 year wedding anniversary. To help celebrate that I have a little giveaway on my Instagram page. In the UK the theme for four years is fruit and flowers, so here are four little treats with a lovely floral theme. If you fancy having go at bagging yourself these then…… Continue reading Instagram Giveaway