Japanese style apron and something new.

I have for ages been meaning to make myself a Japanese style apron for when I am working at home sewing or crafting, but getting around to making something just for me takes a long while ! So this morning I set out on a mission to sew myself the apron using this lovely soft…

The Colour Yellow

I seem to be drawn to the colour yellow at the moment. I am finding that it is a colour that makes me happy and dream of warmer days and because of this  I have been adding the colour in some way or another to most of the rooms in my house and because of…

Hurry up Spring

Usually I would say I am a positive person who always looks on the bright side, but we are now in February and I am struggling to do just that. I don’t know if its the weather, the near constant rain, the grey skies, big changes that I know are around the corner, the leak…

Having a whale of a time making aprons & a discount for you

I just couldn’t resist this fabric,I had been looking for a fabric that could be for male and females and this one is perfect. So I made it into aprons in adult and mini me sizes for the families that like to match ! I also made a cafe style apron which seem to be…

Secret Valentine Exchange Sneak Peak

A few weeks ago I signed up to the Secret Valentine Exchange run by Sanae Ishida and Ute who had the lovely idea of like minded crafty people creating a gift out of materials you already have and then sending them out to the crafty person who’s name you have been given by Sanae and Ute…

Origami Cushions

What a beautiful morning it is here in West Sussex,England but they say it is going to get colder and there may even be a little snow tomorrow. My daughter is praying for lots of snow so they will shut the school down and she can stay home,but looking at the forecast I don’t think…

Oh my goodness it has been so long….

I don’t know what has happened but I have never left this little space for so long before ! I know there was that little thing called Christmas that possibly could have gotten in the way so that will be my excuse (not that inspiration has been running short here lately and that my sister…

Folk Style Birds & A Pretty Apron

I have just got back from a chilly walk to the post office to post off all the weekends orders including these folk style birds that was a custom order for a lovely lady in America….. All in all I made 6 large birds and 12 smaller birds all hand sewn.They have wire stitched into…

Patchwork throw,misty mornings and my cat.

This Autumn has been so beautiful and busy.I have enjoyed many misty morning walks, we celebrated my daughters 14 th Birthday (how did that happen !) with a surprise Birthday party,Halloween with all the pumpkin carving and bobbing apples and lots and lots of sewing. My cat has been loving the garden more than normal…

A little Hygge

Today I felt out of sorts so this morning we went for a walk around Swanbourne lake in Arundel. The leaves on the trees were turning to beautiful shades of orange and red and there was a mist which gave the air a slight chill. What better way to blow the cobwebs away and to…

Work in Progress,Patchwork.

When I sew I usually choose to make items that can be made in a day,except for clothes which takes me several days,as I fit my sewing in around school hours and housework.But come the colder months I find myself enjoying working on more time consuming makes, like this patchwork throw I am in the…

Zipped pouches

I have many zipped pouches not only do I enjoy making them but I also enjoy owning them as they have so many uses including keeping all the loose contents in the bottom of my handbag, like keys,phone,headphones,pens etc… all in one place making them easier to find. personal bits and bobs out of sight….