Hello there! Right, so exciting news; the tickets for Sew Up North will be going live as this blog is published. As a reminder, Sew Up North is a sewing social event held in Leeds City Centre on September 29th. The details of our plan for the day can be found in this blog post. […]Read More Sew Up North; tickets and the first round of sponsors!
So look. I realise that there have been very few blog posts for a while here. And then, like buses, there’s a whole bunch at once. What can I say? That’s just the way it goes (and one of the reasons I have never wanted to look into monetising this blog: I write when I […]Read More All about the cherries
Hi there! In previous years, as the weather’s turned warmer, I have found myself mass producing sleeveless tops and pretty dresses to suplement my ready to wear clothes and give my wardrobe a boost. This year, despite there being some tops on the radar (and a couple in the wardrobe. And at least one directly […]Read More Portobello perfection
We’re baaaaaack! So, as we announced on Instagram a little while ago, Sally and I are all geared up for the next round of Sew Up North! We, and hopefully some of you, will be hitting the coffee (and cake) shops of Leeds, probably buying lots of fabric and charity raffling our hearts on September […]Read More Sew Up North 2018
Hi there! So once again it’s been a bit quiet on the old blog. There has been a fair amount of sewing going on (as you’d know if I’d kept up with the monthly round up posts) but I’ve been struggling with migraines again which has made coping with a screen rather painful to say […]Read More Closet Case Patterns do it again
How’s it going with you? I’m kind of forcing myself to write this blog, because I really just want to sew right now, I’m so full of inspiration! I spent the last two days at a new sewing event, The Stitch Room Sewcial. This was organised by Anne (@new_vintage_sewing) and Lucy (@sewessentialuk) and held at […]Read More Stitch Room Reflections
Forgive the title, people, I wasn’t feeling very original this afternoon! My post today is about this month’s Minerva Crafts Blogger Network project. This one is not the most exciting, glamorous make in the world but I think it’s going to be a really useful addition to my wardrobe. I chose to make the Grainline […]Read More Larking around