Hi there! I’ve been doing a little research for today’s post to discover the name for a group of zebras; did you know it was a dazzle? What an appropriate name for a collection of me mades! My latest post for Minerva Crafts is about my second version of the I Am Patterns Zebre top. […]Read More A dazzle of Zebres!
Hi there! And happy Christmas! Hope you’re all prepared for the big day tomorrow? For once, I’m feeling relatively calm; the kids finished school 3 days after I finished work so I actually had time for a little Christmas shopping and gift wrapping that didn’t need doing at the speed of light in the wee […]Read More A touch of Christmas sparkle
The problem with winter blogging? No natural daylight! I’ve had this post drafted for a few weeks now and have actually worn the black dress in question so often that the fabric is starting to bobble! So what’s a girl to do but make another one?…… You know those days where you need to look […]Read More Snuggly winter dress
Hi there! How’s your December going? Are you feeling festive, brimming with mulled wine and mince pies? Or do you, perchance, have primary school age children and are therefore drowning under the requirement to send party food, nativity costumes, cards, gifts, christmas jumpers and god only knows what else for each child on different days? […]Read More Golden Givre
Disclaimer; no roasting or fires are actually involved in this blog post: I’m just feeling festive after putting the tree up yesterday! There are, however, chestnuts. Two of them, to be precise. I was contacted a while ago by the lovely Ana of Cocowawa Crafts to see whether I’d be interested in pattern testing her […]Read More Chestnuts roasting on an open fire…..
Hi there! I thought I’d sneak in another little TNT post for the Sewcialists TNT month. I’ve been doing a lot of sewing of late but, because I’m very short on time at the moment but still want new winter things, it’s all been about the tried and tested patterns, which is less exciting to […]Read More #TNT Jumpers for the win!
Hello there! I’ve something slightly different for you today. I was lucky enough to get to review some mermaid sequin fabric by Minerva Crafts. You might not know what it’s called, but I’m confident you’ve seen it around: it’s made of sequins which are a different colour on each side. These are then attached to […]Read More Mermaid cushions