Kids clothes week!

This week it’s Kids Clothes Week; time to sew clothes for children for an hour a day. I bought some fab boys’ patterns a few weeks back from Blank Slate Patterns and I am making the Cool Coastal Cargos for Max. The fly zip had me fluxomed for a bit but now it should be […]

Cheekyhandmades’ favorites

Cheeky handmades’ favorites on Flickr. Just some of the gorgeous sewing I have come across on FLickr… very inspiring! Please follow and like us:

New sewing machines, quilting course in Walthamstow

  I am running a ten week quilting course from Monday, locally. I am really looking forwards to it. It is a bigger class than I have ever taught before (11 people) but as it will be a workshop type class I envisage it will fun and chatty and the more the merrier! I had […]

Free online sewing tutorials

Look at this amazing resource I have just stumbled across! For ages I have been meaning to put up some basic free sewing tutorials, but there never seems to be time…. so when I found this gorgeous site with a whole host of free tutorials, well, what can I say… I just had to share! […]

Free online sewing tutorials

Look at this amazing resource I have just stumbled across! For ages I have been meaning to put up some basic free sewing tutorials, but there never seems to be time…. so when I found this gorgeous site with a whole host of free tutorials, well, what can I say… I just had to share! […]

Some quilting, a tiny bit of spring…

It is the Easter holidays so I am not really able to sew a great deal but I am slowly plodding along with some of the 8 quilts I am working on at the same time (!). The beautiful indigo quilts is waiting for backing material so is on hold now, I will post some […]

Great British Sewing Bee…

How very exciting to see a whole series dedicated to sewing on British tv! I loved it. I did consider entering but a considered too professional and watching it tonight I think I would have done just fine.. It made me realise just how much I know! So if anyone in London wants to learn […]

Orbital quilt-along and many other quilts

London is positively arctic right now and all I want to do is stay in and sew (or knit). Good thing then that I have so many quilting commissions going on at the moment! This one however is not a commission, I took part in the Orbit Quilt Along with LR stitched and I have […]

Orbit Quilt-Along

Crazy busy as I am already are, making four quilts I have been commissioned to make AND writing an essay for my Psychology degree, I also decide to take part in the quilt along that Lindsay from LR Stitched set up. It was just too cute to miss out on! The cutting out seemed to […]

Fabric shopping guide!

I guess by now you may have figured out I haveĀ  huge fabric habit… So I thought I would share with you my favourite fabric shops, especially as I get asked by my students quite often where I recommend buying fabric. Now you can find lovely stuff at your local market if you are prepared […]