New year, big challenge

Hello, I am so pleased with the challenge I have set myself for 2020. I am aiming to make all my clothes, excluding underwear. I have achieved making the Tilly and the Buttons Ness Skirt, previously shown on Begin as I mean to go on… post The skirt taught me to be less generous on […]

Begin as I mean to go on…

Happy New Year to you, wishing you a prosperous and healthy 2020. During the Christmas period I have enjoyed making some more newborn baby beanie hats for the local hospital. In addition, I have set myself the goal for 2020 to sew a variety of clothing for me to wear. This has been inspired by […]

Christmas is coming….

Hello, Once again I must apologise for the lack of posts, however I have been lucky enough to receive several large orders for the makeup bag gift sets and this has kept me very busy. The bumble bee fabric has proved very popular, along with the prosecco design. I also had an evening of making […]

Fabulous Week

Good evening all, hope you are well. I have had a fabulous week, making more of the Newborn Baby Beanie Hats for the local hospital and attending the Knitting and Stitching Show on Saturday at Alexandra Palace in London. I bagged some beautiful Bio Laminated fabrics from Sewing Sanctuary, hedgehogs and dachshunds, more makeup bag […]

Bee-autiful Gift Set

Hello to you all. As you maybe aware, I have been having a nightmare with my broadband service, which still isn’t working a month after reporting the fault. However, the sewing machine is. I have just completed the bumblebee design makeup bag gift set. Making fabulous Christmas presents or just an amazing gift. I love […]

Lack of Crafting

Being employed in a full time position, although very enjoyable and a new challenge, has definitely impacted on my time in the sewing room. So, the plan for the weekend was to visit family and friends on Saturday and spend all day Sunday sewing and crafting. However, my eldest daughter celebrated her birthday on Friday […]

Happy September

I have had a change of circumstances and once again I am employed. This means less time in the sewing room, but time spent in there will definitely be more effective. I am working on a project for a friend, that is a bespoke design for their business. Can’t reveal anymore at the moment, but […]