My 5th Mother’s day as a mummy but my first without mine. I know this day is going to be difficult, even though I know I will be surrounded by lots of love. I’ve struggled with the run up to it, seeing the shops full of cards and gifts, it’s like salt in a very…… Continue reading Mothering Sunday…
“Where there is love there is life” – Ghandi I have tried to avoid talking about Covid-19 on here, but I just wanted to share a few words. This is an unprecedented time for us all. Not just that but down-right scary too! Now is the time to show kindness and love to people. There…… Continue reading Let love and kindness win
Today I’m sharing what I made with this pretty fabric “Modern Farmhouse” by Simple Simon & Company for Riley Blake Designs. The collection comes in three colour-ways and I immediately fell in love with the blush version, it even includes little pops of metallic! I thought it would be fun to make a Modern Rice…… Continue reading Modern Farmhouse Fabric – Modern Rice Pouch
Today I am super excited to finally be able share with you a quilt that I made for Love Patchwork and Quilting Magazine Issue 85! A Cute Clamshell Quilt! They asked me to make it scrappy and so I dived into all my cutest prints with pleasure and got to work hand piecing them all,…… Continue reading Cute Clamshell Quilt – Love Patchwork & Quilting!
I thought we could all do with a bit of luck at the moment, and what better way to share that then on St. Patrick’s day, one of the luckiest days! This Lucky pattern I stitched up last year is from The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery (who else!?😆). I’ll admit though, I have only just framed…… Continue reading Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
One of my favourite fabric designers, Elea Lutz has just released a beautiful new collection for Riley Blake Designs, called Milk and Honey. I think this may be my favourite one yet, although that is a pretty hard call as they are all so fabulous! I really love the pastel tones of this collection, not…… Continue reading Milk and Honey fabric – Baby Bow Quilt
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!
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
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
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