Sew Up North 2018

We’re baaaaaack! So, as we announced on Instagram a little while ago, Sally and I are all geared up for the next round of Sew Up North! We, and hopefully some of you, will be hitting the coffee (and cake) shops of Leeds, probably buying lots of fabric and charity raffling our hearts on September... Continue Reading →

The Dressmaker’s Dress

Hi there! Sorry things have been quiet here for the last week, I was absolutely wiped out after last weekend's Sew Up North.  I had the most amazing day, but found it utterly exhausting, both mentally and physically.  I've mentioned before how hard I find meeting people; I don't think it's that uncommon amongst sewists,... Continue Reading →

Sew amazing!

If you're a regular reader of this blog, you may be aware I was involved in organising a little bit of an event on Saturday.  Together with fellow blogger, Sally, we put together a little, bitty Leeds based sewing meet up called Sew Up North. And it was amazing! Our day started pretty early (Sally's... Continue Reading →

One More Sleep!!!

Pardon the use of multiple exclamation marks, but I'm a tiny bit excited. And nervous. And stressed. Because tomorrow is Sew Up North day! Sally and I never thought this would work out as popular as it has, thank you so much to everyone who has signed up for tomorrow.  We're both rather nervous; I... Continue Reading →

Sewing world sponsor 

Hi there! Unbelievably, Sew Up North is this Saturday (have I mentioned that before?!) and Sally and I still have not got to the end of the list of our generous sponsors. How amazing is the sewing community? I'm not sure whether I'm feeling excited or petrified? I find big groups of people quite scary,... Continue Reading →

Simply six sleeps to go!

Hello one and all! We are on the final countdown to Sew Up North!! Only 6 more Sleeps! Sally and I had a meeting today (in Costa, obviously) to sort all the final details and stuff the goody bags.  Here's Sally showcasing a small selection of the goodies that will be handed out to our... Continue Reading →

School of sew fabulousness!

Hi there! Sally and I are now on major countdown to Sew Up North (a week on Saturday, if you didn't already know).  It's amazing how much organising this is taking behind the scenes, but hopefully it will all be worth it and result in a fabulous day for all of us. We're now in... Continue Reading →

Fabulous Fabbadashery!

Hi all! The big day is creeping up on us swiftly now and yet Sally and I have still not come to the end of our list of fabulously generous sponsors; how amazing is the sewing community? Our next very generous sponsor are responsible for my lunchtime impulse shopping! Halifax is not necessarily the biggest... Continue Reading →

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