Recently I have been poring over pictures of various types of hand-sewing like embroidery, Sashiko and Punch Needle embroidery (more about that one in another post!) As these searches often do they led me onto Amazon and all the lovely books available on these subjects. I do love a good book, it is nice to…… Continue reading New Book: Thread Folk
Bit by tiny bit I am catching up with these, although I do have 3 boxes untouched now, and not even counting how many more joining blocks I need to do (clue, it’s a lot!!) Without wanting to repeat myself every time I post one of these, I will keep this short. I will say…… Continue reading Blooming Blossom Box 8
Do you remember the pretty little purse I made for my mum’s birthday? Well the plan had been to make a little needlecase to go with it, but unfortunately I had run out of time to make it. I’ve finally now got around to make it and give it to her so I thought I…… Continue reading Tiny Floral Pretty Needlecase
I don’t know about anyone else but I’m fed up of cloudy days! I’m so impatient for sunny weather and it just seems at the moment the sun rarely wants to show its face. Do you remember the pouch I made for my mum’s birthday? I really enjoyed the process of making it that I decided…… Continue reading Rainbow Dresden Pouch
It’s been such a long time since I completed a project! I think it was Christmas!! I actually finished this little Dresden about a year ago! It was the first bit of sewing I was able to do after having Mabel. I mentioned here before that I had terrible carpal tunnel syndrome during the last…… Continue reading Pretty Dresden Purse
Just like that we hurtling towards mid march! How did that happen? I had lots of things planned for the blog in February including a couple of Valentines themed posts and a Pancake day post. Unfortunately life and responsibilities have a habit of getting in the way! I’ve not had a lot of time to much…… Continue reading Life lately…
With the craft fair fast approaching I have been busy creating. I think I may have a bit of an obsession with owls. I’ve made quite a few! Is it possible to have too many owls on your stall?? Funnily enough my dearly departed Grandma was a huge collector of owls, her entire living room was…… Continue reading Having a hoot!