I know it’s cliche to say but I really can’t believe another year has passed. It seems only last week I was making my resolutions and plans for 2018. In this post I thought I’d take stock over the past year and share with you some of my favourite things, and my plans for the…… Continue reading 2018 A Review and Looking Forward
Dress your Christmas table in style with these super easy cutlery holders. I don’t know about you but each year I have every intention of making a wonderful display for our Christmas table. If you think about it, it really is the one occasion when you can go all out. There are table runners, placemats,…… Continue reading Easy Christmas Cutlery Holder
In my last post I talked about the new book I had purchased, The Fussy Cut Sampler in a bid to get through some of my hoarded stash. Well I’m feeling rather pleased with myself that I have already managed to finish the four blocks that were in Chapter 1. Block 1/48 A nice easy…… Continue reading The Fussy Cut Sampler – Chapter 1
If I’m allowed to be truly British for a moment and talk about the weather? Finally we have some sunshine, hip, hip hooray! What perfect timing for this lovely embroidery project! When I first started picking threads for this just over a week ago it was wet, cold, and very grey, definitely not spring weather.…… Continue reading Hello Spring! Finally!
I’ve been trying to have a bit of a sort out and was going through some books the other day deciding if they were destined for the charity shop or not. One book was about to go in the charity pile when I spotted the cutest little pattern for a toddler apron in there that I knew…… Continue reading Tiny Floral Toddler Apron
It’s been a busy couple of weeks, add in Easter holidays, dental trips, birthday’s and a wedding and there really hasn’t been much time to sew. Boy am I missing it! One of my favourite purse designer’s Aneela Hoey has just released a new pattern, the booklet pouch. As soon as I saw it I…… Continue reading Booklet Pouch SAL
On Sunday my beautiful mama turned 70! It seemed only right they I made her a birthday rosette, I’m not sure if she was too thrilled to wear it but she humored me by doing so. My original plan had been to make her a quilt. I had found the most beautiful pattern which was…… Continue reading Happy Birthday Mum