Into the Jungle SAL – Month 6

Can you believe we are halfway through the year already!? It seems like only yesterday I was taking down the Christmas decorations! I may have fallen a little behind on my Into the Jungle cross stitch but I am pleased to say I’m now all caught up and ready to start July’s. How cute are…… Continue reading Into the Jungle SAL – Month 6

Sewing · Shopping

Sewing and Quilting Books on my Wish List Right Now

It seems there are so many new sewing books either just released or about to be released. I love how much inspiration and knowledge you can get from these books and always love adding them to my ever-growing library! Today I thought I’d share a few that are on my Amazon wish-list at the moment.…… Continue reading Sewing and Quilting Books on my Wish List Right Now


Into the Jungle SAL – Month 5

As was inevitable I’m starting to fall behind on my monthly sew alongs. My Into the Jungle cross stitch for May is finally finished. I say finally, it didn’t actually take me that long to finish, just getting around to stitching it! I had fondness for this one mainly because little M likes to call…… Continue reading Into the Jungle SAL – Month 5


Aurifil Artisan 2018

I’m bursting with excitement and feeling incredibly honoured to be able to announce that I am one of the new Aurifil Thread’s Artisan! It is no secret that I absolutely adore Aurifil, I can remember like it was yesterday the first time I used the thread for my EPP and how I fell in love with it instantly! So to be…… Continue reading Aurifil Artisan 2018


My new favourite sewing tool

In this month’s Love Patchwork and Quilting magazine there was a free gift which was a seam roller. I’ll be honest I’ve always been a bit dubious about them and if they actually worked. I’ve tried finger pressing to no good effect and figured they would have a similar affect so have always favoured using an iron to get a nice…… Continue reading My new favourite sewing tool


Blooming Blossom Quilt – Box 4

Just a quick post to share with you my progress on box 4 of my Blooming Blossom quilt. I know I say it every month but I’m so in love with this. The fabric that Sew and Quilt have chosen is just so beautiful and uses fabric that I wouldn’t normally pick and yet I really love! I am a…… Continue reading Blooming Blossom Quilt – Box 4

Sewing · Tutorials

Tutorial – How to shorten a closed end zip

You have your pattern that your eager to start making but the only zip you have is too big. No problem! In this quick and easy tutorial I’ll show you  how to shorten any size closed end zip so it fits the project you need. What you’ll need: Zip Ruler Scissors or rotary cutter Needle and thread…… Continue reading Tutorial – How to shorten a closed end zip