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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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Once Upon a Rhyme Cushion

Do you remember the Bluebirds on Roses Cushion I made a couple of weeks back? You know the one destined for Mabel’s room… well it is still sat in our lounge and I must admit to being rather fond of it! In my defense it is rather on the large size for a little girl’s…… Continue reading Once Upon a Rhyme Cushion

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Blogging block… So a little round-up instead!

I read somewhere that it’s not healthy to apologise if you’ve not posted or blogged in a while, and I can see why they would say that, after all it’s not good to put unnecessary pressure on yourself and blogging should be a joy not a chore! However I am sorry, it’s not because I…… Continue reading Blogging block… So a little round-up instead!

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Bluebirds on Roses Economy Block Cushion

You may remember a couple of weeks ago I shared with you some economy blocks I had been working on. It was one of those projects I started with no end product in mind, I was just having fun with it. I knew I wanted a quick project and so a quilt was out of…… Continue reading Bluebirds on Roses Economy Block Cushion

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Lets Catch Up!

I’m sorry I’ve been absent from the blog recently. With the Easter holidays  and Mabel being off the last 3 weeks from Pre-school it inevitably lead to me falling behind on things like the blog! It doesn’t mean that I haven’t been sewing though. So I thought I’d do a quick catch up post with…… Continue reading Lets Catch Up!

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March Round-up

I’m not sure why but March seemed to drag a little. I am so happy that April is here and spring is on it’s way. We’ve been enjoying some lovely weather and it really does make a difference to the mood when there is some sunshine to enjoy. Looking over all my makes from March…… Continue reading March Round-up

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Sewing along!

There are a couple of fun “Sew-Alongs” I am taking part in at the moment. The first one is the #sunnylogcabinsal. I haven’t made a log cabin log in so long and when I kept seeing pretty little blocks popping up in my feed I knew I had to stop everything and join in too!…… Continue reading Sewing along!

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Square Love Quilt

I have been having great fun testing Lou Orth’s new pattern the Square Love Quilt. This is a perfect pattern for some fussy cutting and highlighting your favourite fabrics. Unusually for me it didn’t actually take me that long to decide on my fabrics. I started by picking what fabric I wanted to feature and…… Continue reading Square Love Quilt

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Trixie Fabric

I have fallen in love hard with the new fabric line by Heather Ross called Trixie! I mean what is not to like? You have cute little mice, pretty florals and sweet little strawberries! Just perfect! I am normally quite hesitant to cut into fabric I love, I haven’t dared to cut into my Bluebirds…… Continue reading Trixie Fabric

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Flourish Sewing Set

I recently had the pleasure of testing Lou Orth’s new pattern the Flourish Sewing Set. This handy little set includes a needlebook, a thread catcher and a pincushion. The pattern comes with the option to make it with a mini patchwork block or without. The mini block is a great opportunity for some tiny fussy cutting…… Continue reading Flourish Sewing Set