So the summer holidays have started and I find myself in a quandary. I have been so looking forward to a bit of time free from the tyranny of the school run and with plenty of time to faff about with the kids and dogs. So far it has not worked that way. I've been… Continue reading Summer Holidays
This year I seem to have regained some of my sewing mojo! I have felt wholly unmotivated for the longest time and it has taken a while for me to get back to myself. Last year saw me do very little with my sewing machine and it was kind of depressing. I couldn’t seem to… Continue reading My Sewing Mojo
I started this year with the best of intentions, I was going to watch less tv and instead I was going to blog more, make more and be generally more productive. Clearly I haven't been doing as well as I would have liked to! I decided to put my clothes sewing on hold for a… Continue reading The Best Laid Plans
Ever since I started to learn to sew I've wanted to sew my own clothes. I've managed to successfully make a couple of things but I'm not confident in my clothes sewing skills despite being reasonably confident on my sewing machine. This year I am determined to expand my me made wardrobe and to expand… Continue reading Sewing Goals
For most of 2015 I was a bad blogger. I had so little brain power that managing to get crafty was a trial, writing about it was impossible! This year I'm determined to be different! I've realised that the biggest thing holding me back is the dreaded goggle box so this year I'm going on… Continue reading Sewing Softies
I am a total sucker for sweet treats and this afternoon I had a super quick baking session with the Boy. Well... I say baking really what I mean is we made some rice krispie treats (or Mars Bar buns if you prefer!). If you don't know what they are, essentially they are melted Mars… Continue reading Treats!
Having a nosey on Pinterest the other night I came across triangle pouches! This was a total revelation to me, they are super cute and not too much different in construction to the wee zipper pouches I had made before. With help from this tutorial from Crafty Gemini I put together this cute pouch. I… Continue reading Triangle Pouch!