Mermaid cushions

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 […]

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A Speckled Melilot

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 […]

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#TNT: The Agnes top

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 […]

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Fourth time’s a charm?

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 […]

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Getting charitable

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 […]

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My first ever published article!

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 […]

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Success despite myself!

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 […]

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