Category Archives: sewing


My friend’s little boy has been doing a topic on David Bowie this term at school. For the finale they are dressing up and putting on a show for family members to come along to watch. “Help!” she said. I … Continue reading

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Giant Squid

A friend of a friend of a friend etc… wanted a giant squid for his sea life loving daughter’s birthday. The task came to my door and as I love to make things I’ve never done before I said yes! … Continue reading

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A velveteen Moss skirt

Tracy has just finished making herself a lovely winter skirt using the Moss skirt pattern.  View A The fabric is from our favourite haberdashery – Guthrie & Ghani. Spandex velveteen isn’t the easiest of fabrics to sew with.   Tracy … Continue reading

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Reversible apron

Just in time for all the Christmas cooking – Lyndon’s apron was ready! Lyndon had put in a request for a reversible apron. Tracy found the fabric on a fab day out for the 2 of us at the latest … Continue reading

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paint a little happiness

I had a lovely afternoon out with Tracy recently. We went along to our local coffee shop called Cafe Craft which has various crafts on offer – my favourite being the pottery. Of cause there was a sewing theme..!! That’s … Continue reading

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Geek shirts!

I love sewing for myself, friends, my home, work – anything sewing related is fine with me but my absolute favourite thing is making clothes for my children. I get a real sense of achievement and pride. I made a … Continue reading

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cardigan knitting

Last year at the ‘sewing for pleasure’ exhibition I bought a kit to knit a cardigan.  I chose the colour and it contained the correct amount of wool needed, the pattern and a wooden button – even though I couldn’t … Continue reading

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