A Tour of My Sewing Space

Hello Friends, I don’t know about you, but I find it fascinating looking at other people’s sewing rooms/ spaces/ studios. I think you always get lots of ideas for things to try out, plus…well, who doesn’t like snooping around other people’s houses? 🙂 When I first started sewing I was, like many of you, on […]

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My sewing in 2014!

Hello There Friends, Happy new year! I wanted to take a quick look back over this past sewing year, as well as look forward to 2015. 2014 has been a (even if I do say so myself), phenomenal year for me in terms of sewing. Not only in terms of output, but also in terms […]

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Marbella Dress Giveaway Winner

Hi Readers, Well, we are safely moved into our beautiful new home. But we don’t have Internet yet, so this is my first post from my phone. Sorry for the delay in announcing the winner. By Random Number Generator it is: Canal Couture. Please drop me a line to the email address listed in the […]

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Blog Hop – Why I Write

Good Evening Friends, So, this Blog Hop thing has been going around for a while now. Whilst I do find it interesting reading other people’s answers, I admit, I am lazy when it comes to doing things like this myself. However, it’s that time of the evening when my little girl watches her 1 hour […]

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And the winner is….

Hello Readers, Thank you to everyone that entered my Linton Tweed giveaway. Obviously this is one fabric that a lot of people aspire to sew with as there were 103 entries (one person didn’t want to be included in the draw so it brings it down to 103 from the 104 listed in the comments […]

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New Look 6847: DIY Child’s Cuddle Fleece Dressing Gown Robe

Hello My Friends, Today is a quick post on New Look 6847, described as unisex loungewear. I made view A, the gown, from the softest cuddle fleece you could imagine. Kezia could not be more thrilled with the final garment, and I have to say that I am pretty pleased with the results. It went […]

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Linton Tweed Fabric Giveaway

Hi Readers, I have  mentioned before that Linton Tweeds is in my hometown of Carlisle. To celebrate 2 years of blogging (which was actually at the start of this month), I have a special giveaway. One lucky reader will win a skirt length of genuine Linton Tweed. It is (IMO) beautiful fabric. I would say […]

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The Reasons That I Started to Sew and Sew for Myself Now

Next month (August), my local lifestyle magazine, Carlisle Living, is running a small feature article on me. The focus of the article is not just on my sewing and my blog (although that is a prominent part of the article), but on my life, career and education. I was asked to pick eight items that […]

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A sewing meet-up, a sewing course, and a sewing class.

Hello Readers, I wanted to share some exciting sewing related activities I have planned for the next few weeks. First off, I am going to be attending the Minerva Crafts meet-up, on 14th June in Darwen, Lancashire. This is about 2 hours drive from my home, so I am planning on setting off early(ish!) in […]

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