2014, the year that was

As usual the turning of the year from one to the next leads to a period of reflection.. I have been blogging for two and a half years now, how time flies! The TOP 5 posts viewed in 2014: Upcycled tweed skirt 5 Wallett Tutorials Rush Hour blog hop Recycled denim foot pouf 5 tablet … Read more

Merry Christmas One and All

  Just a quick note to say Merry Christmas – thanks for all your support this year. Taking the time to read, comment, share, it is very much appreciated.   May God Bless you this Christmas.┬áHeres to the coming year:)          

Soft Toy “Another Little Fishy” pattern review

Introducing Finger Pocket Fish “Another Little Fishy”. Short of a last minute gift? This fish cuddly toy – puppet would make a great present. I have been fortunate to pattern test for Janette from Just Bananas Over Soft Toys. She is passionate about creating soft toys, in her own words “The prospect of transforming a … Read more

What to do with empty crisp packets.., 9 recycle crisp packet ideas

I have had great fun the last few days on twitter – becoming rather involved in a question about what can be made with crisp packets, what would you  recycle crisp packets into? Somehow that chat has morphed into the desire to research the question.. recycled crisp packet dress anyone? This is a fab design … Read more

Upcycled Christmas Decorations

There is nothing quite like homemade and upcycled christmas decorations, especially of they are upcycled. I have been having lots of fun coming up with ideas to enter a competition being run by Light Bulbs Direct. The brief is “This competition involves redecorating light bulbs into Christmas baubles and other festive decorations” Regular readers will … Read more

Sew Mama Sew Giveaway

Hello, Welcome to my corner of blog land:) This is the third time I have participated in Sew Mamas Sew’s giveaway- and always really enjoy it:) Why give this bag away?  This bag symbolises how I feel about blogging, opportunities to learn, promote recycling fabrics to create new items, and community:) It is made from … Read more