Monthly Archives: July 2011

Summery Sewing

I had a very busy day sewing the other day (I was sewing before 9am…bliss!) and from piles of fabric emerged a couple of new pinnys, amongst other things. Now I am off to make more invites for the Underground … Continue reading

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Sewing my way to happiness

When I ditched working full time in order to sew my way to happiness with a view to making it my day job, lots of people asked me the question, “Are you enjoying being a lady of leisure?”. This honestly … Continue reading

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Tea & Cloth…swap swap swap!

The last Thursday of the month is upon us again so that means that tomorrow night is Tea & Cloth! As per usual please bring anything that you would like to show off, any current projects that you are working … Continue reading

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Buttons & Pearls go to Chichester

I had a lovely day yesterday, Lou and I visited Chichester to have a meeting with Cloth Kits and its actually compulsory to go fabric shopping whilst you are there. We also popped into the beautiful Pretty Scruffy and bought … Continue reading

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Knit-a-thon at Aspex

I’m really excited about the knit-a-thon at Aspex tomorrow! Pop in and join us for a few rows and a cup of tea. O and cake of course.

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A little treasure hunt

I have just left some little gifts from Buttons & Pearls around Portsmouth. They are little sewing kits, each one contains needles, pins, fabric and buttons and is in its own little jar which has been decorated just for you. … Continue reading

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Underground Tea Party with Buttons & Pearls

Do you like tea and cake? Do you like sewing? If the answer is yes then I have the perfect way for you to spend an afternoon. Buttons & Pearls are hosting an underground tea party at Like a Teatray … Continue reading

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A very busy week

Crumbs this week has been insanely busy! I’ve finished off lots of lovely little projects, started new ones and come up with lots of new ideas. Thank goodness I am a compulsive list maker or I would be well and … Continue reading

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Thrifty Shopping

I absolutely love charity shops and car boot sales. I love having a good rummage and discovering something that you never knew that you wanted or needed but then fall head over heels in love with. And I also love … Continue reading

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‘Every Home Should Have One’

Today I made a delivery of some of my mini monsters and also some craft cups to the lovely Nicky at Teatray for ‘Every Home Should Have One’. The monsters are going to be hiding in teacups! Here is a … Continue reading

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