Monthly Archives: June 2013

Present in the Post – June’s Winner!

Each and every month I send lovely things through the post to the winner of my giveaway! June’s prize was a floral mini monster, I have wrapped it up very carefully and it will be on it’s way to… Rachel … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunting for Flowers

This month I have been surrounded by flowers! They are growing in my garden, I am making them for my wedding bouquet, my Mum is collecting petals for confetti and I’ve added a beautiful floral print into my heirloom quilt. So … Continue reading

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Mini play quilts!

I love making things that are beautiful, practical and useful. So I have designed a mini quilt that is perfect for your little one to sit on, to snuggle under and somewhere to play with their favourite toys! They measure … Continue reading

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Stitching wedding decorations!

Today I’ve made a start on some handmade decorations for our wedding! My idea is to stitch words and messages and display them in embroidery hoops, which will be arranged in a group together. I’m going to embroider significant dates, … Continue reading

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Free machining quilting!

Back in January I wrote a post about a piece of patchwork that needed to be quilted so that I could add it to my blanket pile to keep me warm! I decided that I wanted to make a feature … Continue reading

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Tutorial : Crazy Patchwork

I love using up all of those tiny pieces of fabric that are left over after a long day of sewing! I’ve written lots of tutorials that use up these scraps including how to make covered buttons, felt tinsel and … Continue reading

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Make your own bouquet!

Today Matt and I went along to the Registry Office to give notice of our marriage, so it seems the perfect day for the next instalment in my Handmade Wedding series! One of the ways that I’m going to make … Continue reading

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Hansa Lina, Estonia

My parents love travelling and their most recent destination was Tallinn in Estonia. When I opened my birthday present I found something that they had discovered on their travels and brought back for me. It is half a metre of … Continue reading

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Book Review : Material Obsession

Stitching a quilt from scratch can seem like a daunting prospect but books like Material Obsession are full of such beautiful designs that you will want to get started straight away! This book has 23 different quilts, designed by authors … Continue reading

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Three little spools

On a trip to Brighton the other day I stumbled upon a market stall which was selling all kinds of haberdashery, boxes and boxes of buttons, elastic, ribbon and so many other treasures. One such treasure was these pressed cardboard … Continue reading

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