christmas sewing · handmade gifts · mug rug · PDF patterns

Apple Patch Mug Rug + FREE Printable

Who loves apples!? If you do your going to love my new pattern, the Apple patch Mug Rug. Apple because, well, its an apple and patch because it involves cute scrappy patchwork. For those of you who don’t know what a mug rug is, its this great little snack mat that’s bigger than a coaster… Continue reading Apple Patch Mug Rug + FREE Printable

applique · baby bibs · quilts · sewing for baby

Sewing For My Little Ones

I’ve been a little MIA lately, but life has been full (in a good way), and I haven’t had as much time for sewing as I would like. One of my favourite things about sewing is making things for my little ones, which is one of the reasons I got into sewing in the first… Continue reading Sewing For My Little Ones

applique · handmade gifts · PDF patterns · Uncategorized · zipper pouch

The Strawberry Coin Purse

I have been so busy lately with most of my time taken up with caring for a newborn and a toddler, among many other things, that I almost forgot to tell you about my latest pattern over on Esty, the Strawberry Coin Purse. Juggling everything lately feels a bit like a marathon, but I’m hanging… Continue reading The Strawberry Coin Purse

applique · baby bibs · handmade gifts · PDF patterns · sewing for baby

A New Addition To The Family & A New Pattern

It’s been a bit quiet here lately, but that’s because we welcomed the newest addition to our family, a baby girl just two weeks ago. Claire Edith is her name, and we are all smitten, including her big brother. I have been enjoying lots of new-born cuddles and haven’t exactly found the time to do… Continue reading A New Addition To The Family & A New Pattern

applique · handmade gifts · PDF patterns · zipper pouch

Rainbow Appliqué Pouch

Oh how I love pretty fabric, and sweet rainbows. As you can probably guess by now, I love raw edge Appliqué and my latest appliqué pattern was inspired by my need to use a better array of colours in my sewing. Not just my usual pink, aqua and yellow. I’m particularly loving orange and purple… Continue reading Rainbow Appliqué Pouch

applique · drawstring pouch · handmade gifts · PDF patterns

Sweet Apple and Strawberry Dilly Bags

Oh how I love drawstring pouches or dilly bags or whatever you want to call them. I think they must be one of my favourite things to make. I managed to finally make my strawberry and apple appliqué panels into two sweet matching apple and strawberry drawstring pouches. I love the simplicity of Raw edge… Continue reading Sweet Apple and Strawberry Dilly Bags

baby bibs · handmade gifts · pretty patchwork · sewing for baby

To Market, To Market!

I have plenty of unfinished stuff I’m working on now, but when I was prepping for my up coming market at the Bingara Orange Festival, I felt the need to dive into my novelty scraps for a little patchwork therapy and what could be more perfect than some quilt as you go, patchwork baby bibs.… Continue reading To Market, To Market!

baby bibs · handmade gifts · pretty patchwork · sewing for baby

Sweet Handmade Gifts

Every year we have Christmas in July (June this year, since im expecting my second baby soon) with my husband’s family, so it’s the perfect opportunity to make sweet handmade gifts especially for the little ones. Usually there’s a new addition to the family so I find myself making quilts and other handmade goodies for… Continue reading Sweet Handmade Gifts

handmade gifts · mini quilt · Tutorials

Quilt As You Go Mug Rug

Quilt As You Go Mug Rug Tutorial This quilt as you go mug rug is a great way to use up fabric scraps while making something useful in the process. Mug rugs make quick sweet gifts and are a great way to protect your furniture, while enjoying a sweet cup of tea or coffee and… Continue reading Quilt As You Go Mug Rug

PDF patterns · pretty patchwork · Sew Along

For The Love Of Strawberries

Every year over on Instagram Amber Leigh hosts a sew-a-long/swap called the Strawberry Lovers Party, because who doesn't want to celebrate everything about those sweet little red fruits. I'm not sure what it is about us sewing nuts but we seem to go mad about the berries. This year I made a couple of strawberry… Continue reading For The Love Of Strawberries