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Lets Catch Up!

I’m sorry I’ve been absent from the blog recently. With the Easter holidaysΒ  and Mabel being off the last 3 weeks from Pre-school it inevitably lead to me falling behind on things like the blog! It doesn’t mean that I haven’t been sewing though. So I thought I’d do a quick catch up post with…… Continue reading Lets Catch Up!

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Double Zip Box Pouch

Aneela Hoey has released another new pattern this week and I had the pleasure of testing it for her. Always thinking of our crafting storage needs, she has come up with a pouch that has not one but two zips, perfect for those of you who like to keep different parts of your hobby organised.…… Continue reading Double Zip Box Pouch

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March Round-up

I’m not sure why but March seemed to drag a little. I am so happy that April is here and spring is on it’s way. We’ve been enjoying some lovely weather and it really does make a difference to the mood when there is some sunshine to enjoy. Looking over all my makes from March…… Continue reading March Round-up

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Sewing along!

There are a couple of fun “Sew-Alongs” I am taking part in at the moment. The first one is the #sunnylogcabinsal. I haven’t made a log cabin log in so long and when I kept seeing pretty little blocks popping up in my feed I knew I had to stop everything and join in too!…… Continue reading Sewing along!

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Fabric Display Hoop Tutorial -How to back your embroidery hoop with felt

I was recently sent some embroidery hoops from Groves Ltd by Milward and as soon as I saw the mini pink one I just knew it would be perfect to show off some of my new Heather Ross Trixie fabric. I mean how could I not, it is very cute! I thought it would be…… Continue reading Fabric Display Hoop Tutorial -How to back your embroidery hoop with felt

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

I’m not normally quite so patriotic in fact you have to go back to my Great-Grandmother to find my Irish roots, however I simply could not resist this oh so cute pattern from my favourite cross stitch designers The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery. I mean how could I not resist?? It has rainbows and kawaii clouds!…… Continue reading Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

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Square Love Quilt

I have been having great fun testing Lou Orth’s new pattern the Square Love Quilt. This is a perfect pattern for some fussy cutting and highlighting your favourite fabrics. Unusually for me it didn’t actually take me that long to decide on my fabrics. I started by picking what fabric I wanted to feature and…… Continue reading Square Love Quilt