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Pop Open Pouch

The Pouch Wizard that is Aneela Hoey has been busy designing another fabulous pattern and I had the joy of testing it for her! I know I say this every time I test one of her patterns but I really love this one! In fact it is probably one of my favourites! So much so…… Continue reading Pop Open Pouch

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Liberty Scrap Challenge Sew Along

It is that time of year when the lovely ladies at Ava & Neve host their Liberty Scrap Challenge.   I really enjoyed it last year and knew when I heard they were hosting it again I had to make time to join in. When it comes to fabric I am a bit of a hoarder and scraps…… Continue reading Liberty Scrap Challenge Sew Along

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2018 A Review and Looking Forward

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

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Easy Christmas Cutlery Holder

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

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The Fussy Cut Sampler – Chapter 1

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

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Hello Spring! Finally!

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!

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Tiny Floral Toddler Apron

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