Monthly Archives: February 2012

Calling all stitchers!

If you live in Portsmouth and can sew I need your help! St. Judes church are planning a lovely celebration of the Queen’s Diamond jubilee which will be taking place in Palmerston Road in June this year. The three day … Continue reading

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A lovely evening of rug making

Three lovely ladies came to the rag rug workshop and we had a really creative evening, surrounded by strips of fabric! After looking at the rugs that I had brought along as examples it didn’t take long for everyone to … Continue reading

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A dinosaur, an elephant and a surprise!

Last week I received a commission for a dinosaur and an elephant for two lucky girls that live in the Isle of Man. The dinosaur was picked from a selection that I featured on my blog recently and the elephant … Continue reading

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Pass It Along

A fellow stitchy blogger, So Stacy Sews has had a lovely idea. She has set up a hashtag on Twitter (#twitterpassalong) which links people together to swap crafty books, magazines and patterns which they no longer want. This gives you … Continue reading

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Dinosaurs are go!

One of my lovely dinosaurs needs a new home! I have reached the gigantic total of 10,000 views and to say thank you I am giving away this dinosaur. He is made from black and white suiting fabric, has cream … Continue reading

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The Spring Tea Party!

How does a Sunday afternoon filled with creativity, sewing, and a delicious seasonal afternoon tea sound? If that sounds like your kind of thing then you will love the Spring Tea Party where you will get to enjoy a delicious … Continue reading

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Tutorial : Blanket Stitch

This tutorial will teach you how to do blanket stitch, a very useful and lovely stitch. Although the finished stitch looks complicated, it really is simple to do. You can use this stitch around the edge of anything, knitted or … Continue reading

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Hide & Seek – An Update

Hide & Seek was a great success, with creative people from all over the country leaving out handmade gifts to brighten up January. Thank you to everyone that took part, you all put so much time and love into your … Continue reading

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The Eternal Maker

The Eternal maker in Chichester is one of my very favourite fabric shops. There is an amazing choice of fabric and haberdashery, I always stock up on their lovely wool felt. The  staff are very helpful and there are always … Continue reading

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Rag Rug Workshop

There are only two places left on the rag rug workshop that I am running next Thursday evening at Like a Teatray in the Sky. Come along and learn a technique that you can use to create beautiful, super squishy … Continue reading

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