Monthly Archives: January 2014

Spring workshops at Making Space

Saturday the 15th of February is going to be a very busy and creative day at Making Space! I will be teaching some great crafts to use up your fabric stash and in the workshop next door there will be … Continue reading

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Book Review : Weekend Sewing

This is a lovely book, filled with projects that would be perfect to make on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon. Weekend Sewing written by Heather Ross, is a really good resource for the stitcher who loves to make things for … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunting for Hearts

February is nearly here and with it returns Mending Hearts! Last year I donated 10% of all the sales in my Etsy shop throughout the month of February to the British Heart Foundation to help mend some hearts and this … Continue reading

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Little Hands Make … Fish!

These fish are really simple to make and your little ones will have hours of fun playing with them when the glue has dried! They are made from simple materials that you probably already have and can be decorated however … Continue reading

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A secret monster!

I love it when people get in touch with something extra special that they would like me to make! My latest commission was for a mini monster with a big red heart stitched on his back. He is going to … Continue reading

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My cable striped scarf

After making so many handmade presents for Christmas, I decided that my next project would be something for myself! I spotted a gorgeous pattern for a cable striped scarf in Knitting magazine, chose some chunky wool from my stash and … Continue reading

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Tutorial : Knitted Handwarmers

This January I have designed a new knitting pattern for some simple handwarmers to keep you cosy! The beauty of this design is that the pattern has a subtle texture which makes them ideal to knit for both men and … Continue reading

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Sashiko embroidery

When you want to make someone a handmade present you need to be sure that they will love it, before you invest a lot of time and love into making it. When trying to think what to make for Dan … Continue reading

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My Vulcan minor

My growing collection of mini sewing machines was added to this Christmas, when I opened a beautiful little Vulcan minor from Emma and Dan! I have three Vulcan machines now and this is the smallest, the next size up is … Continue reading

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Sew Magazine!

Today is a fantastic day! The sun is shining, it is Matt’s birthday and one of my tutorials has been published in Sew Magazine! There are some lovely things to make inside and I’m particularly looking forward to reading all … Continue reading

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