Chatter · Crafts

Charity Coffee and Craft Day

I can’t believe it has been over a week since my last post! Where has the time gone!? December already! Anyway… In my blogging absence I have been busy preparing – baking and sewing for a charity coffee morning for a charity very close to my heart Myeloma UK. It is the only craft event I will be…… Continue reading Charity Coffee and Craft Day

Sewing

Shop Update – Hexie Purses

I’ve been working on something a little different this past week for the shop. As you may already know I’m a ‘little’ obsessed with hexagons, and after finishing my hexie mat the other week it got the brain cogs churning. I have so many fabric scraps that I can never bear to part with and…… Continue reading Shop Update – Hexie Purses

Sewing

Embracing Autumn

The clocks have gone back, Halloween has been and gone, it’s now officially autumn and it’s time to admit the sunny season is over and welcome autumn in. Autumn… I’ve always dreaded autumn it always leads onto winter and I’m not good with cold, wet and dark but for the first time I’m actually looking forward to it! I’ve not…… Continue reading Embracing Autumn

Sewing

Spring Stitching

I recently signed up to a Spring Stitching Club from Wild Olive. Each week for 13weeks an embroidery pattern with a spring theme is emailed to you to be downloaded and stitched onto a fabric of your choice, which will become a patchwork lap quilt. The quilt is made up of my favourite patchwork style to…… Continue reading Spring Stitching

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

Crafts · Sewing

Valentines Crafting

So I’ve just realised how long it has been since I last blogged! I’m not entirely sure where the time has gone, but I’m pleased to say I’ve not been completely idle during my blogging absence. Although it does mean the resolution to  blog more is not going to plan! So what have I been…… Continue reading Valentines Crafting

Crafts · Sewing

New Flower Brooches

I hope you are all having a good weekend. It has been so dark and dreary here but we’ve had no rain today so that is an improvement! Being in the South and the Thames Valley for that matter, we’ve been hit hard with the flooding. However personally it’s not affected us  as we are in…… Continue reading New Flower Brooches