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Lucy June Fabric – Journal/ Notebook Covers – Teacher Gifts

Today I am sharing the beautiful new fabric Lucy June from Riley Blake Designs designed by Lila Tueller. I didn’t mention this in my last post, but I’ve actually started a new job, alongside this one. It has unfortunately left me very time poor! Something I hope to resolve once I get a better work-life…… Continue reading Lucy June Fabric – Journal/ Notebook Covers – Teacher Gifts

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Stitch Fabric – Needlebook and Sewing Pouch

Today I am sharing the fun I’ve been having with Lori Holt’s newest collection for Riley Blake Designs – Stitch. As with all of Lori’s collections this has a delicious 1930’s/ feedsack vibe to it that I just adore! This is a huge collection with almost 50 different prints and colourways. I managed to restrain…… Continue reading Stitch Fabric – Needlebook and Sewing Pouch

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Summer Picnic – Mini Picnic Mat

When a fabric collection is named after one of your favourite past-times then it would simply be rude not to make something picnic related with it! The Summer Picnic collection has been designed by Melissa Mortenson for Riley Blake Designs. I thought it would be fun to make something for the smallest member of our…… Continue reading Summer Picnic – Mini Picnic Mat

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Retro Stitchery Book Tour

Today is my stop on the Retro Stitchery Book Tour. A wonderful new book by Beverly McCullough, I’m a huge fan of Bev’s work, both her fabric and her embroidery and was so honoured when she invited me to join her tour! You can see what I made with her latest fabric here. The book…… Continue reading Retro Stitchery Book Tour

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Tiny Treaters Fabric – Halloween Dresden Banner

One of my favourite illustrators – Jill Howarth has designed a cute new collection for Riley Blake Designs called Tiny Treaters. Now usually (and I appreciate this may be a little controversial) I am not a fan of Halloween. However the minute I saw the collection, and who it was designed by I had to…… Continue reading Tiny Treaters Fabric – Halloween Dresden Banner

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Stardust Fabric – Granny Pouch

Today I’m sharing what I made with the ever so beautiful fabric – Stardust, designed by Bev McCullough from Flamingo Toes for Riley Blake Designs. When I saw that beautiful large scale floral print, I knew it would make a beautiful slouchy style granny bag. So with the help of one of my Japanese craft…… Continue reading Stardust Fabric – Granny Pouch

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Unicorn Kingdom – Back to School Supplies

Today I’m sharing what I made with the super cute collection Unicorn Kingdom, designed by Shawn Wallace for Riley Blake Designs. Like most 5 year olds my daughter loves unicorns, so I knew right away who I was making for! In fact I’m not sure I would have been forgiven if I hadn’t! I took…… Continue reading Unicorn Kingdom – Back to School Supplies

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Liberty Deco Dance Fabric – Modern Clamshell Quilt

The moment I saw Liberty’s Deco Dance collection a whole of range of feelings and emotions came over me. Excitement of course, lots of love for it, but lastly a slight sadness and yearning too. Let me explain.. It’s all to do with my beautiful Mum. She loved the Art Deco period ( a love…… Continue reading Liberty Deco Dance Fabric – Modern Clamshell Quilt

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Strawberry Honey – EPP Project Cases

Today I am sharing what I made with the newest collection from Gracey Larson – Strawberry Honey, designed for Riley Blake Designs. This is the perfect fabric to get you in the mood for summer! Featuring delicious strawberries, the sweetest honey bears and bees, fun florals and lovely ginghams. With a new EPP (English Paper…… Continue reading Strawberry Honey – EPP Project Cases

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Easter Egg Hunt Fabric – Hexie Basket and Egg Hunt Bunting (Free Pattern)

I don’t know about you but I am quite happy to swiftly move away from Christmas and New Year and turn my thoughts onto my favourite time of year – Easter and Spring! Never more than this year has Spring seemed more hopeful. By then, (hopefully!) this awful virus will be under control, more people…… Continue reading Easter Egg Hunt Fabric – Hexie Basket and Egg Hunt Bunting (Free Pattern)