An Early Christmas Present

An Early Christmas Present

Last Sunday amongst all the dressing up fun, we also had fun filling these! You may recognise the fabric from and earlier post about cutting out trapeziums. I've sewn them together and filled them with polystyrene beads. The polystyrene beads feel amazing when you stick your hand in the bag of them Continue reading

Staffie Christmas Angel

Staffie Christmas Angel

This weekend has really got me in the spirit of Christmas by dressing up a dog! I spent a few evenings during the week working on the wings and I put the final touches in on Saturday nght ready for Sunday's photo shoot.         After finishing this on Continue reading

Useful Sewing

Useful Sewing

With Christmas imminent much of my current crafting is secret until people have had their gifts so I will post about recent makes. One of the most useful things I have made are these bed pockets. They hang by the sides of our bed and hold books, magazines, my kindle and my specs case. The idea is Continue reading

A Christmassy Evening

A Christmassy Evening

On Sunday I went to a lovely crafty event called 'Gather' which was run by the talented Georgina Giles. We arrived to a warm welcome involving mince pies and mulled wine which is always a winner and were seated in our places which already had our personalised packages at the table. I couldn't wait Continue reading

The Sound of Sunday

The Sound of Sunday

  The Sounds of Sunday in our flat is the washing machine, the kettle and my sewing machine. It's all feeling lovely and homely today because its warm and bright indoors and cold and very rainy outside. I woke up at half past four this morning unable to go back to sleep, so I came into Continue reading

Owls

Owls

I have developed a bit of an obsession with owls recently and so I made an owl cushion with some pink linen I was given and some fabric scraps. Here is Arthur! You'll be pleased to know that shortly after I took this photo I returned to my sketch and realised he didn't have a beak so I have Continue reading