For the last couple of years I have visited the Sewing for Pleasure and Hobbycrafts show at the NEC in Birmingham, so this year was no different! I had a rough idea of the things that I wanted to buy, mainly just more fabric as I seem to be getting through my stash pretty quickly… Continue reading Sewing day out!
I really wanted to do some sewing this weekend, but didn’t have the time to do a big project. I wanted something that could be done in a couple of hours with minimal effort but was still wearable and looked good. I have had this aztec print fabric from Girl Charlee UK for a while… Continue reading Aztec print pencil skirt
So this may be a bit late, but as I haven’t made anything this week I thought I would share what I made some family members for christmas. We have given handmade gifts in previous years but they have always been in the form of Chutney, so this year we decided to do something different.… Continue reading Christmas presents
With the end of half term fast approaching, I decided to make my second item of February. This was a much simpler project than my last as it only involved using 3 different sized rectangles of fabric! I found this pattern on Pinterest by Sew in Love who had done 2 video tutorials on how to construct the… Continue reading Cocoon cardigan
It being half term this week gave me an ideal opportunity to have a go at another project and with a bit more time I decided to do something a bit bigger. I wanted to use the monochrome zigzag fabric I had bought from Girl Charlee UK (www.girlcharlee.co.uk) after Christmas. When I initially bought the… Continue reading Monochrome Maxi Dress
I have attended quite a few sewing related workshops in the past few years and so when my mother-in-law suggested going to a fabric printing workshop at Littleheath Barn Studio I jumped at the chance. She also invited my Mum and a few friends so it was a good opportunity for us all to do… Continue reading Fabric printing workshop
I am really pleased with the makes I completed in January. I managed my target of two items (kind of – One isn’t quite finished). They are things that I had wanted to make for quite a while and I am so happy with how they turned out. The first thing I made was a… Continue reading January