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
Hi there! So, like I said, I have actually been sewing lots, it’s simply been a case of not having time to blog. I’m forcing myself to stop for a night or two and write some posts to show some of the things I’ve been doing, and this is one that has been on the […]Read More A Speckled Melilot
Hi there! So yes, I am having a little bit of a blog post catch up session; I’ve not blogged for weeks but that is partly because a lot of what I’ve been making has been repeats to fill out my autumn wardrobe a little. However, this month on the Sewcialists website is all about […]Read More #TNT: The Agnes top
Hi there! Another blog post after much radio silence? That is indeed the case. What’s more, it’s another jumpsuit (who am I these days, anyway?!) Today sees the publication of my latest Minerva Crafts Blogger Network make. And I chose to do my fourth version of the Closet Case Files “Sallie” jumpsuit. I know, same […]Read More Fourth time’s a charm?
As regular readers will know, now and again I get the urge to do something for charity. Together with Sally, we’ve raised around £950 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance across the two Sew Up North events, so sometimes it pays off. I’m fortunate to work for a FTSE100 company that now and again puts its money […]Read More Getting charitable
Hi there! It’s been pretty quiet around here of late; apologies for that but somehow, I just haven’t been in the mood for blogging. A combination of real life stress, an ever expanding to sew list and, for the last month, a non-functional washing machine has meant I just haven’t had spare time or energy […]Read More My first ever published article!
Morning! Hope you’re enjoying this unseasonable warm weather; I’ve just got back from dragging myself and the girls to Junior Parkrun so am obviously tucking in to a cafe latte and a chocolate chip cookie bigger than my head….. Since finishing my coat, I’ve felt the need for a few quick and easy makes to […]Read More Success despite myself!