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

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Lets go on an adventure

With just a few days to spare until the next Frosted Pumpkin sew along starts I have managed to complete last year’s sew along “A Pumpkin Passport”. I have really enjoyed stitching this. Once upon a time as I’ve talked about on here before I used to work for an airline travelling the world so…… Continue reading Lets go on an adventure

Crafts · Sewing

Festive Makes

I had a few projects on the go over the Christmas period, two I will share with you in another time. I was really pleased they all were finished in time, although I did have more projects in mind that didn’t even get started! First of all was a lovely little festive sew along by…… Continue reading Festive Makes

Crafts · Sewing

Sewing Machine Table Mat

Do you remember my last post I was having some fun with my leftover scrap hexies, well this is it finished! And it turns out it makes a perfect little mat for my sewing machine. Of course I had to include some polka dots, and I had some spotty binding left over from the Spring…… Continue reading Sewing Machine Table Mat

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Hexagons – A new project

The only way I am managing to survive the World Cup is immersing myself in a new project, and although I’ve not been blogging regularly my hands have not been idle! My Spring Stitching Quilt is almost complete and just needs to be quilted, there will be a post about that coming soon! I enjoyed…… Continue reading Hexagons – A new project

Chatter · Crafts

Happy Mother’s Day

I hope you are all enjoying Mothers Day, either being spoilt or doing the spoiling. I’m feeling sad.. I didn’t get to see my mum today. She is currently going through chemo and her immune system is dangerously low, meaning any infection she could pick up could seriously affect her. So she is in quarantine…… Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day

Crafts · Inspiration

Pretty paper flower ideas

Following on from my last post on some of my Valentines crafting, I thought I would share with you some lovely paper flower ideas and tutorials, perfect if you can’t quite afford an expensive bouquet . Some of these are so impressive you’d be hard pushed to tell at first glance that they were not real!…… Continue reading Pretty paper flower ideas