Noodlehead Tote – Pinterest make

One of my New year resolutions this year is to make items I have pinned, after all  I have many fabulous pinned ideas. I fell in love with this bag by Noodlehead last summer when I saw this gorgeous version made by Imagine Gnats.   When my California Sunshine bag died on the way home from the park on … 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

Rush Hour Blog Hop

I am very excited to be taking part in this blog hop – the theme to create anything in the colours red, black and grey around the topic Rush Hour. If you have not visited me before one very big Welcome:) I enjoy the challenge of upcycling a former item into something new. Regularly creating … Read more

Sew Mama Sew – Sew Sweetness Bag Competition

Sneaking in at the last minute I have finally finished one of the three Naughty Secretary Bags I have cut out for this competition running over at Sew Mama Sew! Rather handily this tote bagĀ is doubling up as competition entry plus a Christmas present – yeah, I have started making presents! (nothing like last minute) … Read more

Rhine Valley Bag Giveaway

I am delighted to introduce to you the Rhine Valley Bag.   Having just finished testing the pattern for Anna over at Charmed Liebling I am chuffed with the finished bag, complete with two external pockets, two internal pockets and zipper closure. As usual the pattern was well written, and easy to follow step by … Read more

Creating a custom bag

What is your favourite part of designing something new? I love the problem solving aspect to a new creation.  This week I have made a bag for a wheelchair user, who lives in a care home – the brief was to hold a packet of tissues, a comb and a lipstick. My first ever wheelchair … Read more

Drawstring Waterproof Swimming Bag Tutorial

Welcome to those joining us as part of Creative Crafting blog tour, hope you are enjoying the various stops. This is where I blog about items I make, either for our home or for sale. I often write about recycled and upcycled projects. What do you make with your former shirts? I love upcycling former … Read more

Laptop Bag

This week I have been working on a commission. You may remember a couple of weeks ago I posted a round up of laptop case tutorials from around the internet. The bag was being purchased as a gift, the purchaser requested a zipped case which could be used to protect the laptop inside another bag, the receiver of … Read more