Liberty in fashion – fashion and textiles museums London

Today I went on a little trip to the fabulous fashion and textiles museum (Zandra Rhodes’ baby) in Bermondsey, London.  I love this museum. It’s pink and orange on the outside for starters!     It’s small but perfectly formed and always has interesting exhibitions as well as a gorgeous little shop. They also have a […]

Making a quilt – or two – foundation paper piecing

About 6 weeks ago I was comissioned to make two quilts for Rosie’s little boys, Caspar and Leonardo. Rosie had used a beautiful fabric from Moda, “Simply Color” as bunting for her wedding and had kept it all and now wanted it used in quilts her children could use and keep. Great idea! Rosie diligently […]

Utrecht, Netherlands, pt1

Max and myself are just returning from a week in Utrecht. I only lived near and in Utrecht for 8 years between the ages of 11 and 19 but it is a beautiful town which I love visiting. It will always hold a special place in my heart. My parents live in nearby in Zeist […]

New quilt commission

It has been ages since I’ve been commissioned to make a new quilt and I’ve missed it. A lovely local woman who’s got 6 month old twins (as well as two older children) donated money to my crowdfunding campaign in exchange for two quilts for the babies. We had a meeting and she showed me […]

Kids Clothes Week

Amazing timing. The same week we had children’s clothes making on the Great British Sewing Bee I’ve seen the next Kids Clothes Week advertised here. This a wonderful twice yearly online event with lots of pattern designers and bloggers showing off their funky new togs for kiddies. Of course we don’t quite have the fabric […]

New fabric

I got a lovely box today… Full on dots, stripes, stars, ginghams and plains… All the way from Holland. It looked so delicious I just wanted to dive right in! Please follow and like us: