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”

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”

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”

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 purpleContinue reading “Rainbow Appliqué Pouch”

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 edgeContinue reading “Sweet Apple and Strawberry Dilly Bags”

Strawberry Button Appliqué Tutorial

Here is a quick tutorial on how to get started on a strawberry and apple button appliqué like I used to make my strawberry and apple pouches. Supplies The strawberry and apple appliqué templates which you can find in my Etsy Store Lots of different buttons of the same colour. I used different sizes andContinue reading “Strawberry Button Appliqué Tutorial”