Monthly Archives: September 2013

New hexagons

I was really pleased to discover that the card that we printed our save the date cards on is the perfect thickness for the templates in my heirloom quilt! We printed a few prototypes when we were testing out the … Continue reading

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Present in the Post – September’s Winner

September’s Present in the Post was one of my handmade tic tac toe games in a very cheerful nautical fabric! Each game is a bag, which you fold inside out to discover the board. The counters are made from birch wood … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunting for the Seaside

Next month I am going on holiday to Devon for a week with Matt’s family. It will be our last holiday together before our honeymoon next year but I already feel like they are my family too. We plan to … Continue reading

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Delivery to Handmade Studios!

Today I popped down to the lovely Handmade Studios in Rowlands Castle to make a delivery! I filled my basket with my felt Christmas decoration kits and some stitched examples too. Pop down to the shop to take a peek … Continue reading

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The 60+ Festival

There are workshops and events taking place all over Portsmouth this October as part of the 60+ festival. I am really excited to be teaching one of these workshops at Aspex, where we will be making rag rugs! I can’t … Continue reading

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Book Review : Meet me at Mike’s

Meet me at Mike’s by Pip Lincolne is one of those books that I always go to if I need a bit of inspiration, because without even considering the projects inside, this is such a beautiful book that never fails … Continue reading

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Sew your own Christmas decorations!

The arrival of September has turned my thoughts to woolly jumpers and patchwork blankets! I’ve planned some projects that I can work on in the long dark evenings and have started thinking about how to make my Christmas handmade. Although … Continue reading

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Nursery bunting

I’ve just finished stitching a lovely piece of mini wool felt bunting in pale grey, yellow and white. It was a custom order for a lady in America, who is decorating a nursery ready for her new baby. I love … Continue reading

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My stitched postcard

Making Space are asking artists to submit a postcard sized piece of work to be included in an exhibition to raise funds for outreach projects across Hampshire. The theme is “Draw Tomorrow” so I have stitched an outline of Leigh … Continue reading

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Little hands make … jumping robots!

This is the first in a new series of tutorials on my blog called Little hands make! I wanted to write some tutorials for lovely things that you can make with your little one. This tutorial will show you how … Continue reading

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