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Lets Catch Up!

I’m sorry I’ve been absent from the blog recently. With the Easter holidaysย  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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Fabric Display Hoop Tutorial -How to back your embroidery hoop with felt

I was recently sent some embroidery hoops from Groves Ltd by Milward and as soon as I saw the mini pink one I just knew it would be perfect to show off some of my new Heather Ross Trixie fabric. I mean how could I not, it is very cute! I thought it would be…… Continue reading Fabric Display Hoop Tutorial -How to back your embroidery hoop with felt

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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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New Book: Thread Folk

Recently I have been poring over pictures of various types of hand-sewing like embroidery, Sashiko and Punch Needle embroidery (more about that one in another post!) As these searches often do they led me onto Amazon and all the lovely books available on these subjects. I do love a good book, it is nice to…… Continue reading New Book: Thread Folk

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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 testingย 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