Sweet Iced Donuts

It’s no secret I love a good simple appliqué pattern. Something that can add a little extra lift to a project and customise it in so many ways without any hard to grasp techniques or too many fancy fabrics. It was one of the first ever sewing ventures I tried and fell in love with.Continue reading “Sweet Iced Donuts”

Happy Scrappy Coasters

If you’ve been following my Instagram account, last month you will see I started a #scrapbasketchallenge as my scrap basket is stuffed to the max and overflowing. So, I decided to give her some breathing room, every month I plan to challenge myself to make one project entirely from my scraps.  Last month I sharedContinue reading “Happy Scrappy Coasters”

The Patchwork Snap Pouch

I love pouches and they are a go to make. I never get sick of sewing them, they’re fun, can be customised in so many ways, and not to mention are super useful too and make the best gifts. Pouches are something everyone of all ages can use one way or another and for manyContinue reading “The Patchwork Snap Pouch”

How To Install Plastic Fasteners-KAM Snap Tutorial

KAM snaps or plastic fasteners are this great invention that make the perfect alternative to buttons. Not only are they bright, colourful and fun. They are quick and easy to install once you have the technique down pat. They require no sewing, no complicated buttonholes and can be installed in less than 1 minute forContinue reading “How To Install Plastic Fasteners-KAM Snap Tutorial”

Bunnies & Strawberries

It’s April already and it seems I have been a little absent around here in the last two months. Opps! I have still been doing plenty of sewing behind the scenes though and what feels like just as much unpicking too! I have a new pattern coming very soon, I’m just working on the finalContinue reading “Bunnies & Strawberries”

Welcome to 2022!

Hello everyone and welcome to 2022 at Ma & Me Designs! I hope you all had a happy and restful Christmas and new year.   My year here has been off to a slower start than I planned, but I’ve still managed to squeeze in some sewing time of course. Including this toy train storageContinue reading “Welcome to 2022!”

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 coasterContinue reading “Apple Patch Mug Rug + FREE Printable”

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 firstContinue reading “Sewing For My Little Ones”

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 hangingContinue reading “The Strawberry Coin Purse”

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 doContinue reading “A New Addition To The Family & A New Pattern”