Last weekend, I attended the first virtual, online Sewing Weekender. If you didn't come across this in advance, I highly recommend following Charlotte and The Fold Line in case they decide to this again. I decided to be selfish for once and happily spent much of my weekend holed up in my sewing room, with... Continue Reading →
Sew Up North 2019
It’s been three weeks since this year’s Sew Up North event and I think I’ve just about recovered! I have to apologise to anyone who came on the day and who I didn’t manage to speak to; I came down with the lovely cold/flu bug the week before the event, had spent a few days... Continue Reading →
One more sleep!
Sew Up North 2019 is tomorrow! I'm not too sure how that has crept up on me, to be honest, but it seems that it really is tomorrow when the sewing mayhem will hit Leeds again! The sound of the rain outside tells me we may all end up a little soggy, but I'm sure... Continue Reading →
One week to go and Sew Up North needs you!
So it’s less than a week now until Sew Up North 2019! All the final preparations are under way; I have one last round up of raffle prize sponsors to follow this week but for now, I have a request. If you have a ticket for the day and you’re prepared to lend a hand,... Continue Reading →
Sew Up North 2019 – raffle sponsors part 3
Yes, despite all the sponsors already announced, there are still more new sponsors to tell you all about! These lovely companies have all provided raffle prizes for Sew Up North this year and I can't thank them enough for their generosity! Sew Dainty has a gorgeous range of acrylic jewellery and cross stitch patterns. Kathy's... Continue Reading →
Sew Up North raffle sponsors – part 2
Friday rolls around again and brings us one week closer to this year's Sew Up North so it's time for another blog post detailing our wonderful sponsors As a reminder, you need a ticket to attend this year's event in Leeds on October 26th; you can join the waitlist for any newly available tickets here.... Continue Reading →
Sew Up North 2019 – raffle sponsors part 1
Time to announce the first batch of sponsors for this year's Sew Up North raffle!
Sew Up North ticket announcement
Evening all! Just a very quick post to let you know that tickets for this year's Sew Up North event will be going on sale at 7pm on Monday evening (assuming that I've managed to set everything up on Eventbrite correctly, that is!) As I mentioned previously, tickets are free but are required for attendance.... Continue Reading →
Sew Up North is back!
So yes, it's possible I've lost my mind, but Sew Up North is returning! For those who are new to these parts, Sew Up North is a sewing social event which takes place in Leeds City Centre. Started in 2016 in frustration at the perception that all sewing events took place Down South, its aim... Continue Reading →
Sewing for the tropics!
Hi there! So it's been a quiet month on the blog but I've actually done quite a bit of sewing. A lot of it has been social sewing, which I intend to blog about separately, but I wanted to blog this particular pattern before the Sew Together For Summer deadline passed. Tomorrow (!) Pattern photography... Continue Reading →