Liebster Blog award

Marika from the gorgeous live-laugh-love-sew blog sent me a most welcome message early this morning…. telling me she had awarded me and four other bloggers the Liebster Blog award!! The Liebster award (German for favorite, loveliest) is for bloggers with 200 followers of less. As a recipient of the award, you have the chance to […]

Zakka Style sewalong; week 2 The house pouch

Last night I sat down to try and catch up with Zakka Style Sew-along hosted by 24 fantastic bloggers – see post below. I completely missed out on week 1, but as I already have too many bags (yes it IS possible to have too many bags!) I wasn’t too miffed. So here is my […]

Zakka Style sewalong; week 2 The house pouch

Last night I sat down to try and catch up with Zakka Style Sew-along hosted by 24 fantastic bloggers – see post below. I completely missed out on week 1, but as I already have too many bags (yes it IS possible to have too many bags!) I wasn’t too miffed. So here is my […]

Pinterest Challenge

Coming to this possibly a bit late in the day (some two months after it started) I nonetheless love this so much I am joining in.  “This” is Pinterest Challenge. You know all those gorgeous things you pin up on your boards? Every month you pick one, just one, to make. And then you post […]

Zakka Style sew Along

Zakka Style Sew Along  I just bought this book last week and it is ADORABLE so I am excited to have found this Zakka Style Sew-ALong. A group of 24 bloggers, led by Lindsey of LRstitched and Amy of Sukie, will be making every project from Rashida Coleman-Hales’ book Zakka Style. There are 24 projects in […]

The Significant Seams

The Significant Seams Neighbourly Quilt Easter Workshops at The Mill Wednesday 4 April, 11-12, Embroidery for Kids (age 7+), suggested donation £3 Tuesday, 10 April, 11-12:30, Kids’ Patch Decorating (All ages welcome), suggested donation £3 Friday, 13 April, 11-1, Felting Raw Wool into a  Patch (age 10+), suggested donation £8 Saturday, 14 April, 4:30-6, Drawing with your Sewing Machine: Booking essential, suggested […]

Hand turned wooden pin cushions

For a little while now I have had these stunning pin cushions on sale in a couple of shops. They are made by a lovely man based in Tunbridge, who has taught himself the (almost) lost art of Tunbridge wood turning.  I am so in list with them I can barely bear to part with […]

Some of the blogs I love Pt 1

I have been getting more and more into reading amazing, inspiring, beautiful blogs about sewing, crochet, knitting, and photography with some graphic design ones thrown in for good measure. And today I want to share some of these with you. Not all at the same time as frankly there are quite a few of them, […]

Update on monthly makes…

…now we are officially in month three I wanted to update you on how I am doing with the crafty resolutions I made at the beginning of January. I haven’t actually finished anything from my list I think but I has made other things, quite a few of them. However I really wanted to make […]