At the end on 2016 I was approached by Lisa @sewwhatyoulove to be part of a new Improv Bee. Along with Friederike @piecestopatch, Monique @noonoomon1, Saija @saija_elina, Melanie @mellmeyer, Katie @sewaroundtheworld, Christine @lopolokko, Alisa @astitchinbetween and Vicky @vevivicky we embarked on a year long improv adventure! As much as I enjoy working in an unplanned way, working to someone else … Continue reading Improv Bee 2017 round up
Hi there! I really am not the best at keeping this blog up to date am I? But I thought I would drop in by and let you know a bit about my next collection, Dark Floral. This summer collection of handprinted fabric, mini pouches, large zipper pouches, made to order cushions and quilts takes … Continue reading Dark Floral: A new collection
Hey everyone! I promised I would write a post for how I went about adding an inside zip pocket to my clutch bags. So here it is! The pocket panel measures 7" across and adjust the depth depending on how deep you want your pocket. Cut two of these. Place one of the pocket panels … Continue reading How to sew an inside zip pocket
Hey everyone! I am guest posting over on Poppy and Poochie's blog today. Whoot! Head on over, read my story and find out how I grew my creativity. There is a link up with some super interesting blog posts by other amazing makers and Collette will be doing a giveaway. It's all good! All the details … Continue reading How to Grow your Creativity
Phew! I got it finished on time. I don't know about you but I always forget how much the school summer holidays impact on work time. Anyway I managed to get Octopoda printed and ready on schedule. Whoot! I love creating these mini collections and chose Octopus for my inspiration this time. Well it made … Continue reading Octopoda: Fabric collection no.3
I got some play time in, hurrah! The kids went off to their Grans for a holiday which gave me much needed space to try out new techniques and processes. When the kids are away I will play! If you have been following me on Instagram you will have seen various random makes popping up … Continue reading Fabric and Crochet Baskets, Oh My!
Big knitting is all the rage now days. And with it comes the problem of where to store those oversized knitting needles required to knit with big wool. Have you ever tried to shove those oversized needles into a standard knitting needle case? Which has then gone on to unravel and open, splaying an array … Continue reading Real knitting problems : Where to store those huge knitting needles.