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Miss Hazel Deer Doll aka Miss Audrey

A few months back now I entered a sew along competition on Instagram and I thought I’d share all about it with you now (better late than never right!?) The competition was run by Dolly Henry and was to celebrate the 1st birthday of her pattern Miss Hazel Deer. It was run like a beauty…… Continue reading Miss Hazel Deer Doll aka Miss Audrey

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Pixelated Unicorn Quilt

Way back in August I started making this unicorn quilt.  I saw the pattern in the magazine Love Patchwork and Quilting by Sarah Ashford  and as soon as I spotted it I knew I had to make it! One of the great things about having Mabel is I now have the perfect excuse to make all the…… Continue reading Pixelated Unicorn Quilt

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Pinnie Parade – Final Week!

So can you believe it, I managed to post a pincushion a day for the whole month! Day 22 – This is a teeny tiny one! Only 2.5inches square. I added some sweet embroidery embellishments, I think the elephant looks very regal with her floral crown! Day 23 – Such sweet Elea Lutz fabric! She…… Continue reading Pinnie Parade – Final Week!

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Pinnie Parade – Week 2

My round-up of week 2 of the Pinnie Parade! So far I’m still managing to post a pinnie a day even while being away! I’m actually really enjoying this. It’s a great way to use up all those little scraps and revisit fabrics you forgot you had because they have been retired to the scrap…… Continue reading Pinnie Parade – Week 2

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Pinnie Parade – Week 1

Over on Instagram we’re having a pin cushion sew-along. A pinnie a day for a month. It has been lots of fun joining in but also seeing everybody else’s creations. I thought I’d share with you my pincushions from the first 7 days. Day 1 – This is actually one from a couple of years ago.…… Continue reading Pinnie Parade – Week 1

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Maker’s Tote

Following on from June’s sew along (SAL) The Sew Together Bag  was an even more fabulous SAL the Maker’s Tote by Noodlehead. A perfect bag to hold a ton of crafty and sewing bits and pieces. As soon as I saw the pattern I knew I had to join in. It took me ages to decide…… Continue reading Maker’s Tote

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Rose Pincushion Cuff

  I’ve been admiring these pincushions by Michelle Patterns ever since I saw them popping up on my Instagram feed. So pretty but they looked so fiddly and difficult to make. I immediately wrote them off as a make I couldn’t do. But then recently I decided to go for it, I mean how do…… Continue reading Rose Pincushion Cuff

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Quilt Petite – A little quilt for Mabel

When I found out I was pregnant I had visions of spending my pregnancy making things for the baby, I won’t bore you again with why that never happened, I’ve mentioned it a couple of times on previous blog posts if you’d like to know why. Anyway my point being its taken me till now…… Continue reading Quilt Petite – A little quilt for Mabel

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Flower Power Pillow

Despite being able to sew I’ve been pretty rubbish at furnishing our home, and have made do with buying all our cushions and curtains. I’ve always begrudged doing this but time and feeling a little short on inspiration I’ve made do with buying. So I was flicking through the new issue of Love Patchwork and…… Continue reading Flower Power Pillow

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Happy Hexies – Floral Coaster

I think you know me well enough by now to know that I love hexies! So when my mum kindly gave me a copy of the new book Happy Hexies by Boutique Sha I knew it wouldn’t be long before I made something from it! My lack of posts recently is because we’ve been on holiday, I…… Continue reading Happy Hexies – Floral Coaster