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
Summer is never a good time to plan lots of projects or think about getting much sewing/blogging done. I’m learning to shrug my shoulders and enjoy the time and not stress about it. However when Damjana emailed me asking if I would like to test her new pattern I knew I had to squeeze in…… Continue reading Apple Green Cottage – Kalina Wallet
When Cinzia from Primose Fabrics asked me if I would like to collaborate with her again I immediately said yes! Based in Italy she collaborates with talented illustrators from all over the world to create unique and SUPER sweet organic fabric collections. You know one of those fabric shops where you want to buy literally…… Continue reading Clamshell Pouches a Collaboration with Primrose Fabrics
I recently had the pleasure of testing a pattern for Damjana from Apple Green Cottage. Her pattern the Enya Wallet is super functional and practical! You have pockets upon pockets and plenty of slots for cards, notes and your phone. I can definitely see me using this a lot over the summer when I don’t…… Continue reading Apple Green Cottage – Enya Wallet
I know I didn’t blog all that much in May but I did still manage to get some sewing done. This is also a few days later than planned as the little Mabel has come down with Chicken Pox. You may notice a little theme with a certain EPP shape! My favourite, the Clamshell! I…… Continue reading May round-up
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!
Aneela Hoey is one very clever lady, she has just released a new pattern and as with all her patterns they are functional and well written, with easy to understand instructions and diagrams. I’ve been a fan of Aneela’s patterns ever since I got hold of her book “Stitched Sewing Organisers”. Not many books that I…… Continue reading 3 in 1 Pouch – Pattern Review
You may have heard recently that Etsy are changing the way they charge their sellers. If you haven’t let me explain… From the 16th of July all sellers will now be charged a 5% commission fee on all sales. This is an increase of 1.5%, not only that but Etsy will also be taking a…… Continue reading A little shop announcement..
It seems there are so many new sewing books either just released or about to be released. I love how much inspiration and knowledge you can get from these books and always love adding them to my ever-growing library! Today I thought I’d share a few that are on my Amazon wish-list at the moment.…… Continue reading Sewing and Quilting Books on my Wish List Right Now
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