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!
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
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
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
I thought I would start the year with making something pretty, and you can’t get much prettier with sweet floral Tilda fabrics. It all started when I came across this little hexie flower in my sewing box, the hardest part was deciding what backing fabric to use. I was drawn to both the dots and the floral,…… Continue reading Pretty Hexie Pincushion
I’m a huge lover of Liberty Fabrics, and cross stitch so when I saw that there was a Liberty Cross Stitch book I had to invest! The book is full of beautiful patterns and projects. Even if your not a fan of Liberty but love a bit of pretty cross stitch this book is for…… Continue reading Liberty Cross Stitch Book a Sneak Peek and a Little Review..
I hope your enjoying your weekend, it’s so nice to finally have some nice weather. I thought I would share with you the cake I made for our anniversary. We had to postpone our plans due to me being poorly, but I’m pleased to say I’m feeling much better each day. The cake is a…… Continue reading Anniversay Cake
Daily Prompt: Describe your personal style, however you’d like to interpret that — your clothing style, your communication style, your hair style, your eating style, anything. Photographers, artists, poets: show us STYLE. My priorities with style has certainly changed as I’ve.. *ahem*.. got older. In my early 20’s I was obsessed with style and fashion, shoes…… Continue reading Pretty, pretty shoes
Following from my post on lovely handmade Christmas decorations. I thought it would be fun to put together some lovely ideas for packaging your makes or gift wrapping your gifts. Some are more Christmassy than others but the one thing they do have in common is that they are simply beautiful. (A la Parisienne) (Laughing…… Continue reading Pretty Christmas Packaging Ideas
I’ll take one of each please! :) (Images from stylemepretty.com)