christmas sewing · PDF patterns

A Chubby Christmas Stocking

It’s hard to believe it’s Mid December already, and only 10 days until christmas. It’s been a crazy year and I’ve already been late introducing my newest pattern by a few weeks. I released this sweet little patchwork christmas stocking back at the start of November, when I was full of christmas sewing ideas and… Continue reading A Chubby Christmas Stocking

english paper piecing · hand quilting · handmade gifts · mini quilt · Tutorials

Clamshell Mug Rug

Clamshell Mug Rug Tutorial Here’s a quick tutorial for the clamshell mug rug I made that I shared over on Instagram. For those of you who don’t know what a mug rug is it’s a like a mini quit that’s bigger than a coaster and smaller than a place mat. It’s big enough to fit… Continue reading Clamshell Mug Rug

drawstring pouch · handmade gifts · Sew Along

A Quick Catch Up

I’ve been forgetting to share my makes here on the blog, instead I’ve just been flooding everyone’s Instagram feed. So, here’s a quick catch up with lots of photos of things I’ve been making lately, but forgot to share here. A little 9 patch mug rug because I wanted to sew some pretty fabric into a… Continue reading A Quick Catch Up

english paper piecing · Tutorials

How to Sew Clamshells Using the EPP (English Paper Piecing) Method

Clamshell EPP - A Tutorial Who else loves the look of clamshells, but has no idea how to sew them or where to start? Maybe you’ve seen them done with needle turn appliqué, but that’s really not your thing. Well that’s ok because its not mine either. In this tutorial I’m going to show you… Continue reading How to Sew Clamshells Using the EPP (English Paper Piecing) Method

drawstring pouch · hand quilting · handmade gifts

Happy Mail & a Chicken Bag

Happy Mail is always such a treat. I’ve been eyeing some of these prints for a while now and finally found them to add to my ever growing stash. These fat quarters are all the way from the UK and with the snail mail postal rates at the moment, I feel like I’ve been waiting… Continue reading Happy Mail & a Chicken Bag

baby bibs · Blog Feed · handmade gifts · PDF patterns · sewing for baby

Toddler Pocket Bib Pattern

I’m here to share with you my latest pattern you can find over on Etsy, the Toddler Pocket Bib. This bib pattern came about because as every mum of toddlers would know, it's hard to find large bibs with good coverage for little ones, especially ones that are long enough.  This pattern solved all my… Continue reading Toddler Pocket Bib Pattern

handmade gifts · Tutorials

Journal Pen Holder

Journal Pen Holder Tutorial Who else hates it when they pick up their journal or notebook and then can’t find a pen? I feel like this is me everyday. I don’t keep a journal, but I do have a trusty notebook that I keep where I plan all my sewing project and take notes for… Continue reading Journal Pen Holder

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Liberty Elastic Bookmark

Elastic Bookmark Tutorial Who else loves scrap sewing!? I Know I do. So, when I saw the Ava_and_Neve Liberty scrap challenge on Instagram. I racked my brain for ideas on how to use up a few precious scraps of liberty Betsy print I had. Then I remembered how nuts it drives me when my bookmark… Continue reading Liberty Elastic Bookmark

Blog Feed · drawstring pouch · english paper piecing · hand quilting · PDF patterns

Introducing the ‘Hexie Drawstring Pouch’ Pattern

Who doesn’t love 1” hexies (slang for hexagons for those who don’t know)?! They are my favourite size. Small enough for all those tiny scraps we have, but not too small that they just become fiddly and annoying, and of course, perfect for EPP (English paper piecing) beginners. They always seem to be a staple… Continue reading Introducing the ‘Hexie Drawstring Pouch’ Pattern

Blog Feed · quilts · Sew Along

The Norah Quilt

My blog posts and my motivation to write lately have been far and few between, but I wanted to share with you my finished Norah quilt. When I say finished, I mean only half really because this is just the top pieced. There’s still lots of quilting and binding to go.  The quilt was designed… Continue reading The Norah Quilt