Love Sewing Reader Review

You may have noticed that I've been a tiny bit excited about issue 63 of Love Sewing magazine. It feels very surreal, but I was asked to write the reader review of the pattern gift, McCalls 6891. I should warn you at this point that this is quite a long post, so feel free to... Continue Reading →

A touch of Christmas sparkle

Hi there! And happy Christmas! Hope you're all prepared for the big day tomorrow?  For once, I'm feeling relatively calm; the kids finished school 3 days after I finished work so I actually had time for a little Christmas shopping and gift wrapping that didn't need doing at the speed of light in the wee... Continue Reading →

Back to wovens

Hello! Hope things are going well for you?  I've got a touch of the Sunday night blues: I've just had a week off to look after my elder daughter for the second half of the school holidays, and it's the first time in a long time I've had both children on my own for a... Continue Reading →

When disaster strikes

Hello! Hope all is well in your corner of the world. Today's post is about my most recent make and the title kind of gives the game away: all did not go according to plan! Do you ever feel like some makes have it in for you? This one was one of those. It started... Continue Reading →

Sewing Christmas gifts

Hello! How's everything going in your world? Christmas was quite hectic here, including a visit to an emergency GP at 9am on Christmas Day with our poorly 3 year old (less than ideal!), but all in all it was good.  The last couple of days have been particularly chilled, involving a lot of playing with... Continue Reading →

All that glitters

Hi! How's the festive season treating you so far? Hope it's going smoothly with not too much stress.  I've managed to grab some time off this weekend (thanks Mum!) so have squeezed in some sewing on my Christmas dress.  There's a chance now it will be finished by Christmas Day - hurrah! However today's post... Continue Reading →

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