Hello Autumn #HappyDays

This year is going so fast. It’s November this week, the weather is bleak, the sparkly season is hitting the streets and I really don’t know where time is hurtling to. I’m feeling it more so because baby CABS is almost one and I’m not sure how long I can …

Six Sewing Organisers from the book Stitched

It’s oh so Autumnal out there now. The weather is turning colder, the leaves are falling the sky is a wonderful mix of clear blue and stormy grey. It’s my favourite season of the year and nearing the end of October is a sign that the sewalong I’ve been making …

Scrap Rainbow See It All Pouch

Firstly hello October! Hello to my blog. Hello scrap rainbow see it all pouch. If you saw my last post you know that I’m having a quibble or a what do ya call it thing with the blog at the moment so it takes much effort for me to get …

The Festival of Quilts 2018

It’s been a couple of weeks since I visited The Festival of Quilts at the Birmingham NEC. Holidays and School Holidays have got in my way of being able to sit back and reflect on my first experience at this world-famous Quilt show. The week before attending I took a …

100 Hexies Mythical Creatures Days 15-21

Mythical Creatures I’ve always been a bit fascinated by Myths and legends but when the topic of Mythical Creatures came up and then having to match these to little fabric hexies I stumbled!  I scoured my little fabric collection for tiny creatures of Mythical understanding and this is what I …

100 Hexies Summer Days 8-14

I promise normal blogging will resume soon.  It is well and truly the Great British Summer and here is a run down of hexies 8 – 14 of the #100Hexies100Days…     View this post on Instagram   Day 8/100 Theme: Summer Subject: Holidays Project: #100hexies100days2018 . This photo is …

100 Hexies All About Me Days 1-7

Woah! Where did I go for a bit there!? Or you might want to know where we didn’t go… it’s been the best part of a fortnight since my last post and I will tell you where we went but first I thought I’d share 100 hexies with you!  you …

The Festival of Quilts – A First Timer Prepares

In a couple of weeks time I’m going to The Festival of Quilts at the Birmingham NEC. It’s my first time going and I know I’m going to be under prepared and probably blown away by its epic proportions. I’m told it’s the largest patchwork and quilt show in Europe …

Creativity is my way of life

You know when you get so absorbed in something it’s all you want to do. If you don’t get to do it each day then you feel it. Feel it in your soul a weird kind of feeling that means you didn’t make something today. That’s what I feel about …

Open Wide Pouch Swap

It’s time to share with you another little swap project I’ve been working on. An Open Wide Pouch. This is a swap organised by Lindsey over on Instagram. Stalking, designing, creating and filling a pouch full of goodies for someone else in the world. The pattern for the pouch is …

Handy Fold Up Pouches

Handy Fold Up Pouches Last month I got carried away making these adorable litte pouches from the book Stitched by Aneela Hoey.  It’s all part of yet another sewalong that I’ve got involved in called #sew6organizers.  This one has been organised by Stacey and Zena and the goal is to …

Marcelle Medallion A Start

Marcelle Medallion The rabbit hole of the Quilty Instagram world has led me down a path I didn’t mean to recently. I spotted a sewalong for this Marcelle Medallion Quilt hosted by Nicole. I was smitten instantly. It’s a beautiful pattern of points and techniques I’m interested in trying. So …

Fussy Cutting Sewalong – January to April

Fussy Cutting Sewalong It’s been 21 weeks since I started the Fussy Cutting Sewalong on Instagram with Naomi. Each week a new hexie flower on a set theme and style, all year. I’m thoroughly enjoying it and I thought it’s time to share my progress on here so far. January …

My First Baby Clothes

My First Baby Clothes sounds like it’s going to be some sort of weird nostalgic post showing you some clothes from 30 something years ago. Do not panic there is no thrills here. What is though is my first step into making baby clothes!! One of my goals this year …