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Happy Flower Quilts Book

I love a Japanese craft book, but obviously they are always written in Japanese and unfortunately my Japanese is well it’s non-exsistant, so imagine how thrilled I was when I saw on Instagram that this beautiful book had been translated into English! There was some confusion at first as there are 2 different English versions,…… Continue reading Happy Flower Quilts Book

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Pretty Hexie Pincushion

I thought I would start the year with making something pretty, and you can’t get much prettier with sweet floral Tilda fabrics. It all started when I came across this little hexie flower in my sewing box, the hardest part was deciding what backing fabric to use. I was drawn to both the dots and the floral,…… Continue reading Pretty Hexie Pincushion

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Playing with ‘Left-overs’

After blogging about my Spring Stitching Club quilt it reminded me that I had some hexies left over that I didn’t use, and as a way to grip onto a little bit of spring sunshine I thought I’d see if I could come up with something for the rest of them. I think it’ll either be…… Continue reading Playing with ‘Left-overs’

Chatter · Photography

A day at the seaside

On Monday we celebrated hubbie’s birthday by going to the seaside for the day. It was made even more exciting because it was Louie’s first time at the beach. What else is to be done but have a Mr Whippy ice cream and Louie got to have one too, his first one.! I think he liked it! Then…… Continue reading A day at the seaside

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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

Crafts · Sewing

Sewing…

I’ve been really enjoying getting back into the sewing room, and I have the Great British Sewing Bee to thank for that. It all came to an end last night in the grand final, and a huge congratulations to Heather who in my eyes was a surprise winner (my money was on Chinelo), although the…… Continue reading Sewing…

Chatter · Sewing

Happy Saturday

Despite the weather being a bit pants, and feeling really tired, today has been happy thanks to Mr Postie. What’s better than 1 good package? Two packages :) Filled with the most delightful fabric. I managed to get my hands on some hard to find fabrics including the beautiful Mrs March Lecien fabrics. Happy days! Love…… Continue reading Happy Saturday

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Blog lovin: Nana Company

Every now and then you come across a blog you fall head over heels in love with. The type of blog that makes you want to read and absorb every post they’ve published. The blog I’m talking about is Nana Company. Her photos are beautiful, and if you enjoy sewing you will love the projects and…… Continue reading Blog lovin: Nana Company

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