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Tale as Old as Time

I’ve already written about my love for Beauty and the Beast and the wonderful collection by Riley Blake Designs. (Click here if you missed it!). You may have also read about my Beauty and the Beast cross stitch I had started. Well fresh off the hoop, here it is! Seriously though, how cute is this!?…… Continue reading Tale as Old as Time

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September round-up

My, don’t the days go quick!? I had fully intended for this to be written and published by at least the 2nd of October, but somehow we are on the 6th already! September was a busy and slightly emotional month, what with Mabel starting school and turning 5! Despite that I did manage to squeeze…… Continue reading September round-up

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Slow stitching

Most of this week has been about taking things slow, drinking tea and cross stitching. Going slow is not something I’m particularly good at, but for my mental and physical health it’s what I’m doing. I’ve been working on various cross stitch projects at the moment, simply as there is nothing more I feel like…… Continue reading Slow stitching

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Idyllic Fabric – Hudson Bag

I’ve had the absolute pleasure of playing with the oh so stunning collection – Idyllic by Minki Kim, her newest collection for Riley Blake Designs. I can’t express enough how much I love it! I decided to make a Hudson Bag, which is a new pattern by Sallie Tomato. As soon as I saw the…… Continue reading Idyllic Fabric – Hudson Bag

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Strawberry Lovers Party – Finch Bucket Bag

Who doesn’t love a strawberry!? Especially when it’s fabric, at least that way you’re guaranteed sweetness no matter the time of year! You may or may not know that I’m not the best at keeping up with “Sew-Alongs”. I’m usually pretty late to the party, only starting when it is finishing up. However when my…… Continue reading Strawberry Lovers Party – Finch Bucket Bag

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New Dawn Fabric – Finch Bucket

Today I am sharing what I made with Citrus and Mint Designs newest fabric collection for Riley Blake Designs – New Dawn. I really love this collection. The beautiful pastel colours combined with that gorgeous hot pink makes my heart sing. Not forgetting to mention the peonies and strawberries! In fact when you look closer…… Continue reading New Dawn Fabric – Finch Bucket

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Fleur Garden Quilt

Today I am sharing what I made with Sedef’s of Down Grapevine Lane newest fabric collection – Fleur, designed for Riley Blake Designs. I think this might be favourite of hers so far! I knew early on I wanted to make a quilt, and that the quilt blocks would be flower shaped somehow. I really…… Continue reading Fleur Garden Quilt

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Zakka Wool Applique Book Tour

I have had the huge honour and pleasure to be joining the super talented Minki Kim on the tour of her newest book  – Zakka Wool Applique.I love all of Minki’s books, of which this is the 4th, however this one is super special. It features one of my favourite things to do, hand sewing.…… Continue reading Zakka Wool Applique Book Tour

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Midsummer Meadow – Stitch and Go Case

Today I am sharing what I made with the beautiful collection Midsummer Meadow from Riley Blake Designs, designed by Katherine Lenius. Well of course it had to be another Stitch and Go Case! I do hope you are not getting bored of them!? I had fun with this one. It was a chance to make…… Continue reading Midsummer Meadow – Stitch and Go Case

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Stitch and Go Case – Tester Versions

Just over a week ago I released my first pattern and today I would like to share the versions my wonderful testers have made for me. I was blown away when pictures started to come through, it was so exciting to see a pattern that I had designed being made into actual items! Such a…… Continue reading Stitch and Go Case – Tester Versions