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Into the Jungle SAL – Completed!

Two years and 3 months after I first started this cross stitch and a year and 3 months behind the sew along I have finished my Into the Jungle! I can’t tell you how satisfying it was to put that final stitch in place! I think this fabric is telling me it wants me to…… Continue reading Into the Jungle SAL – Completed!

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Keep Calm and Cross Stitch

I’ve said it many times but sewing is my therapy. My escape, my opportunity to zone out from everything and enjoy what I am doing. I have never been very good at sitting and doing nothing, and of an evening I must have a stitchy project of some sort on the go! I’ve also mentioned…… Continue reading Keep Calm and Cross Stitch

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Liberty Flower Show Spring – Clamshell Tote

Today I am sharing with you what I made with Liberty’s newest quilting cotton collection for Riley Blake Designs – Flower Show Spring. As soon as I saw the collection I fell in love (although hard not to with Liberty!) and knew straight away whatever I made it had to feature linen and clamshells. I…… Continue reading Liberty Flower Show Spring – Clamshell Tote

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Moments Fabric – London Backpack

When I first laid eyes on Minki Kim’s newest fabric collection “Moments” I was so excited – it had dogs on it!! I knew pretty much instantly I wanted to make a backpack and that the pattern I wanted to use was The London Backpack pattern by LBG Studio. I actually purchased this pattern over…… Continue reading Moments Fabric – London Backpack

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Flip Pocket Folio

The lovely Pouch Wizard that is Aneela Hoey has released another fantastic pattern, and I had the honour of testing it for her. Featuring 6 vinyl pockets this folder like pouch is perfect for keeping all types of supplies organised and tidy. Thanks to the vinyl pockets everything is clear to see once you open…… Continue reading Flip Pocket Folio

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In loving memory..

You may or may not have noticed my absence the last three weeks or so. If you follow me on Instagram then you will already know that my beautiful mummy and best friend lost her fight with cancer on the 20th January. The woman who is why I am “What Saysie Makes”. Saysie was the…… Continue reading In loving memory..

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With Love Australia

If you saw my post on Friday you would have seen a selection of patterns I have found from designers who are supporting Australian Wildlife charities. Well I have wasted no time in getting started and couldn’t wait to stitch up this super cute Koala! It breaks my heart every time I see a picture…… Continue reading With Love Australia