camera bag – last minute sewing!

So how do you fill the day before you go on holiday?? I found myself whipping up a camera bag. The day before you go on holiday focusses the mind and prioritises the sewing to be completed..  A new case for new camera, what else? Oh yes the sun dress for my daughter that doesn’t quite … Read more

Affordable crafting and sewing supplies?

I have set myself a challenge, to visit one of the many economy stores that are popping up and to see what supplies I could find. I think you may be surprised… Fabric, table runners, t-towels, and of course bed linen. This single duvet cover for £6.99 which is the equivalent of 4 metres of … Read more

5 Wallet Tutorials

Fancy making yourself  new wallet? Here are 5 wallet tutorials, all free – I love the fact people take time and effort to write free tutorials. Phone wallet by Indianna Dreams – this is a combination of two tutorials to create this unique wallet stroke phone holder. Looking for something far simpler? Check out this card … Read more

Stash busting thank you notelets

Following my rather extensive birthday celebrations (well why not drag it out at my age!) I have enjoyed rummaging through my paper craft hoard. The aim to make some stash busting thank you notelets:).   A little bit of playing around created a quick and simple collage thank you notelet. To create your own you … Read more

Dolls Baby Sling

It’s the summer holidays, which means the children have lots more time for playing at home. It has not escaped my daughters attention that she has three baby dolls, one in a supermarket trolly, and one in a pushchair – how is she going to transport baby no three??? A dolls baby sling, what else?! … Read more

Upcycled Cargo Pants

We are having a glorious summer, which we are all loving:) Except my tots knees – he suffers from excema, which is exasperated by warm weather. Earlier in the week I realised that 10 days of shorts had taken their toll on the back of his knees, which were almost about to break out into open … Read more

Fabric Applique Cards – DIY

Today I am delighted to be guest blogging over at Punk Projects . Pop over to find a great tutorial on using up your fabric scraps, to create stylish handmade cards. I don’t know about you but I love receiving handmade cards, I appreciate the thought and effort (as a giver I have to admit … Read more

birthday celebrations

Today marks a particular birthday for me, lets just say it ends in a nought! I have had a wonderful weekend celebrating with friends and family, and feel incredibly blessed. Needless to say there has been no sewing. As a blogger I am conscious of the blogs I enjoy reading, and how often this is … Read more