Monthly Archives: April 2011

Love Southsea Market

This Sunday I will be at the Square Tower in Old Portsmouth, sharing a stall with the lovely Ooh la Lapin at the Love Southsea market. It is open from 11-3, hope you can make it down to say hello. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Mumsie

This is the picture that I embroidered for my Mum for her birthday…

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Worth a look

At the last Buttons & Pearls workshop I mentioned a rather nifty little website that can ‘convert’ wool. This is, if your pattern is telling you to use beautiful wool that will end up costing you a small fortune, this … Continue reading

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Hand Stitched Patchwork

This is my Mum’s beautiful patchwork quilt in progress, the one that inspired me to start my own. I’m going to go and do a few more hexagons now. Only a few hundred more to go…but I can’t wait!

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A view to sew by

I love sewing anywhere but especially sat at the table in my living room, overlooking the common on a beautiful sunny day.

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Happy Easter

I have combined two of my loves, chocolate and knitting. Although this sounds messy it really isn’t. I have knitted some lovely little Easter chicks which have a creme egg popped inside. When you pick them up and give them … Continue reading

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The Strong Island Exhibition

The Strong Island exhibition has its opening tonight at the round tower in Old Portsmouth, make sure that you are there! There are more details at and at

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Trifle Sundae Pinny

My trifle sundae pinny…good enough to eat!

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April Aprons!

I’ve really been enjoying making aprons at the moment, especially pinnys. They look so cute and I love choosing fabrics to go together. This one was a birthday present and is beautifully modelled by the recipient. Watch this space for … Continue reading

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Ou est la Lapin?

Ooh la Lapin is organising the most wonderful kind of treasure hunt for Easter. Instead of hunting for Easter eggs, the prize will be a beautiful bunny rabbit, who will last you a lifetime. Look out for the bunnies below … Continue reading

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