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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

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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

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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

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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

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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. Strawberry Button Appliqué Tutorial Supplies The strawberry and apple appliqué templates which you can find in my Etsy StoreLots of different buttons of the same colour. I used… Continue reading Strawberry Button Appliqué Tutorial

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Patchwork Clamshell Zipper Pouch- Pattern Revamp

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I just wanted to let you know I have Re-vamped my very first pattern I released on Etsy, the Patchwork Clamshell Zipper Pouch. This Pattern is extra special to me as it is the first one, I ever released. But after looking over it compared to my more recent patterns,… Continue reading Patchwork Clamshell Zipper Pouch- Pattern Revamp

baby bibs · drawstring pouch · Easter sewing · handmade gifts · PDF patterns · sewing for baby

Strawberry Treat Bags

I love making little drawstring bags. I’ve had this idea for strawberry treat bags for a while and I knew Easter would be the perfect time to finally design and release this pattern. After all, who doesn’t love fluffy bunnies, cute chicken and of course some strawberries treat bags thrown in the mix. These sweet… Continue reading Strawberry Treat Bags

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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

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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