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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 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

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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

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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

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New Years Sewing Resolutions 2020!

Liberty Rainbow dot zipper pouch. One of those 'just because' projects. HAPPY NEW YEAR dear readers! I hope you have had a wonderful holiday with family and friends and if you are returning to work haven’t found the transition too much of a struggle. I’m not usually that big on new year's resolutions, but it’s… Continue reading New Years Sewing Resolutions 2020!

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Clamshell Zipper Pouch Pattern

I just thought I would write a post and introduce you to the first ever Ma & Me Designs PDF sewing pattern, the scrappy clamshell zipper pouch. I decided i wanted to write up a pattern and share with you all after having a lot of interest over on Instagram. I've thought about selling original… Continue reading Clamshell Zipper Pouch Pattern