At last, a finished selfish sew

Recently I have been reading Love Sewing magazine. Each issue comes with a free printed pattern plus lots of projects which range from bags to soft toys and children’s projects. The magazine has inspired me to sew a top for myself – I chose the Threadcounts pattern 1502 which came with issue 22. The crossover design … Read more

Earth Day Blog Hop – Adapt & Repair Clothes

I’m excited to be taking part in an Earth Day Blog Hop organized by Lulu & Celeste. One of my motivations for blogging is to inspire and encourage people to upcycle, to sew with garments & fabrics which have been passed on by their previous owners. As a family I try and buy our clothes … Read more

Restyled Shabby Chic Dining Room Chairs

Does it amaze you how interior design changes? Ideas come and go… I recently enjoyed The Great Interior Design Challenge, a tv series following would be designers compete against each other. The competitors were each given a room, a brief from the home owner, 3 days  plus a £1,000 budget. The program always had an … Read more