Monthly Archives: March 2012

Happy Birthday Nikki!

I posted earlier this month about my first make from the newest addition to my ever expanding library of sewing books, 101 Fabric by Fabric Ways to Sew a Metre. Before the month is even finished I have made my … Continue reading

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A new dinosaur on the block!

I’ve been working on some new plush toys recently and here is the first one…a new design of dinosaur! My first dinosaur was inspired by a Stegosaurus and this little lady has been designed with a Diplodocus in mind. She … Continue reading

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Released : Dinosaurs & Monsters!

I love sewing up a new toy, carefully photographing it and then listing it in my Etsy shop. I love that Etsy is such a hive of activity, there is always something to inspire, someone to meet and something new … Continue reading

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A sunny Saturday

I had such a lovely sunny Saturday yesterday, the morning was filled with a bunting workshop for Making Space, in which everyone was making flags to celebrate the launch of The Boat Project. We had great fun with piles of … Continue reading

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Keep your tea cosy!

Nobody likes cold tea (or coffee), so come along to this workshop and learn how to make your very insulated own tea cosy or cafetiere cosy. You can make a standard sized cosy or feel free to bring along your … Continue reading

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The Boat Project Bunting

I was so pleased to be asked by Making Space to run a series of workshops to make bunting for the launch of The Boat Project in May this year. The boat itself has been built by a team of … Continue reading

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Happy Mothers Day!

When I was little I made a medal out of paper for my Mum for Mothers Day. This year I’ve made her another one using some of the lovely tape from Mollie Makes that has little houses on it and … Continue reading

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Sew & Go

Sew & Go is a great new sewing studio in Portsmouth, a well equipped space where you can use the machines to alter or mend an item of clothing, stitch new curtains or cushions or undertake any other sewing jobs … Continue reading

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The Spring Tea Party

What a perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon! Eight lovely ladies came along to the Spring Tea Party yesterday afternoon and after enjoying an afternoon tea learnt a traditional method of hand stitched patchwork. I took along a real … Continue reading

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Tutorial : Tea Towel Apron

This tutorial combines two lovely things – aprons and tea towels! There are so many beautiful tea towels around at the moment, it seems that every designer is finding their way into our kitchens. If that wasn’t a good enough … Continue reading

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