Happy New Year! I swear it was only the start of 2019 not so long ago, but I guess the calendar doesn’t lie! The end of 2019 and the start of this year (already!) has been difficult, with a cascade of bad news, worry and stress. Why do these things always happen all at once!?…… Continue reading 2019 – A Review
I have to be honest I am super lazy when it comes to making my own binding! My first choice is to buy pre-made, always, even for quilts! Perhaps not the most cost effective and certainly very limiting with regards to fabric choices, but by the time it comes to the binding stage of a…… Continue reading Clover Bias Binding Ruler
My short answer, never ever, ever again! Let me explain…warning, it’s a long one. You might want to grab a cuppa! I have talked on here before about my fear of quilting. Like a lot of quilters I relish the thrill of a new project, the pulling of crisp new fabrics and sewing together what…… Continue reading How I got on with fusible batting
I was recently lucky to receive some products from Clover MFG to try, and I am excited to share with you my thoughts! My absolute favourite of them all has to be the seam roller! I knew it would be as I have already blogged about the genius of one here. However with that one…… Continue reading Goodies from Clover!
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
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 treated myself to a new book yesterday. I have been looking for something to help me improve my drawing, more specifically little doodles and sketches. Any little doodle I do just looks silly and a mess, and I get so frustrated with myself, surely it can’t be that difficult to doodle without it looking…… Continue reading Craft-a-doodle