Diaper/Changing Bag

My brother and sister-in-law are expecting their first baby in December. I am delighted to share with you the diaper bag I have made for them. I used a free pattern from Sew4Home. As usual with a bag with many pockets I found it a little intimidating, but in reality it was easy to sew. The … Read more

Quick & Easy Halloween Spider Costume

How to make a quick and easy halloween spider costume… Twenty four hours prior to a halloween party my daughter decides she wishes to go, dressed up. I don’t know about you but it would grate to spend money on a costume she is only going to wear once. Likewise I didn’t have hours to … Read more

Sunday Update – feeling blessed

As National Wool Week draws to a close I am pleased to show you my finished cowl… just in the nick of time with the complete change of weather. I love this Winter Garden by Debbie Bliss wool… not sure it goes with my coat but who cares?! It was a fab quick knit:) Needless to … Read more

Christmas sales planning

This week has been busy with a focus on updating my Etsy shop. I am steadily working towards a 100 listings, currently at 75! I have updated the sections and launched a new autumn range. November and December are key selling dates. I have set myself a target – to be able to take £500 profit, up … Read more

Buy British Day

Today is the first ever Buy British Day, I thought I would celebrate by introducing you to a variety of British East Anglian makers. This a small selection of beautiful goodies. Feeling the autumn chill? Then this faux fur collar could be just the thing:) Or thinking about modernising your decor? How about a gorgeous print? Or a … Read more