yummy chickpea lunch

Thanks to Knitting on Trains’ blogpost http://www.knittingontrains.com/ which came in just before I stopped sewing to eat my lunch, I am having gorgeous spicy chickpeas for lunch. Yummy. With home grown lettuce and a bit of sumac (yummy spice). Do check out the Knitting on Trains blog, it is always full of great stuff. Please […]

Quilting course at The Create Place

I have been experimenting with funky pot holders (can easily be made as coasters or place mats too) and I am loving the result. To learn how to make these yourself join me at The Create Place on either Wednesday 18th or Wednesday 25th May between 6.30 – 9 for a short introduction to quilting. Lots of […]

E17 Designer Spring Market

Come and see me at the next E17 Designers Market on Friday 13th may at the Asian Center in Orford Road between 7 and 10pm Please follow and like us:

Create Place new ventures

Sew Cafe at the Create Place I will be running sewing drop ins (Sew Cafe) on the first Wednesday of every month between 6.30 – 9, starting on 4th May at The Create Place, 29 Old Ford Road, Betnal Green E2 9BJ http://www.thecreateplace.co.uk  There will also be a special Easter Sew Cafe on Saturday 23rd […]

things I covet

Here are some gorgeous things I covet… Miso Funky I love Sewing  Cassia Beck Prints Felt Bird Brooch Cassia Beck Prints Dea Beale Please follow and like us:

Sewing classes this weekend

Laura’s cushion Beata, Laura and Yolanda hard at work cutting out their cushions Polly and Claire’s finished cushions Beata and Yolanda’s finished cushions this weekend I ran several sewing classes and a crochet class. Here are the gorgeous results. I am so proud of my ladies and their work! Please follow and like us:

New ventures

The craft classes are running and proving to be very successful – and enjoyable! From March I will be teaching quilting workshops at The Create Place in Bethnal green on Wednesday nights. They run lots of cool and cheap classes in a fantastic venue, check out their website http://backtobasicsartsandcrafts.blogspot.com/p/workshops.html I am very excited to be […]

Great craft books

As I have a very serious craft book buying habit I was incredibly pleased when I was contacted by Iain from New Holland Publishers asking me to review some of their crafts books, none of which I owned or had read. Yesterday I received a box full of goodies and hereby are my reviews. Can […]

crafting classes

SEWING/ KNITTING/ CROCHET CLASSES SEWING/ KNITTING/ CROCHET CLASSES I run several different sewing classes. I specialise in small and individual classes to really give you lots of attention. I can very much tailor each class to your level. I own some gorgeous vintage sewing machines, from 1890’s treadle Singers to a cute 70’s flowery number […]

New ventures!

I have done well over the last month at all the craft fairs I have done and they have shown me which of my goodies are liked best and which were frankly losers. Now I am broadening my horizons. Soon I want to start running sewing and other crafting classes. I am just looking into […]