Category Archives: Craft

Fabric Birds – Sew! Book by Cath Kidston

These fabric birds were made as a gift for my baby Godson, to hang in his bedroom. My friend, his mother, was delighted with the gift. Pretty soft furnishing fabric was used. A ribbon was used to join the birds together … Continue reading

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Boxy Pincushion

I hope you had a Merry Christmas! I had the desire to sew a small, simple and satisfying project, after the busy Christmas festivities, and this boxy pincushion was perfect. During the Christmas holidays last year, I had made a couple of pretty pincushions (cupcake … Continue reading

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The GBSB Show at the Excel, 21-24 September 2017

I had a wonderful time at The Great British Sewing Bee show at the Excel, London. The highlight was watching a challenge with the sewing bee finalists of the incredibly talented Chinelo, Tamara and also Tree of Stitchless. The challenge was to … Continue reading

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The Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts Show, 20-22 April 2017

I have been to The Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts Show at London’s Excel today. Its the place to discover ideas, inspiration and craft supplies. There were some wonderful exhibits too! My first stop was at the stall of M Rosenberg & Son which … Continue reading

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Easter Sacred Art

Easter Blessings to you! I would like to share with you some Easter Sacred Art which I have discovered. All of the art was found in a church apart from the first painting which was found by Lake Garda. A painting … Continue reading

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Birds Cushion

Here is a Birds Cushion (envelope style) for my spare bedroom. It makes a nice change to make something for my home rather than to wear. I have used a green floral cotton fabric for the cushion and made two bird appliques which were … Continue reading

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The Stitching Sewing & Hobbycrafts Show

I went to the Stitching Sewing & Hobbycrafts show at the ExCel, London yesterday. Obviously, I did some fabric shopping but there were other features, workshops and displays. My favourite had to be Yarnia which is the incredible life-sized knitted and crocheted … Continue reading

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French/Fabric Memo Board

This French/Fabric Memo Board makes a pretty addition to any room and it displays photos, cards and papers. I made mine using an artist’s canvas, oilcloth, wadding/batting, ribbon, buttons and a staple gun. It hangs in my sewing room. This is the tutorial. My canvas measures 18″ wide … Continue reading

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Cupcake and Petal Pincushions

I hope you all had a Merry Christmas! After all the busyness of the Christmas festivities, I wanted to do a nice and simple craft project so I made a couple of cute pincushions. For some lovely pincushion ideas (and other craft projects), look at … Continue reading

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Lavender Heart – SEW! Book by Cath Kidston

Here is a lavender heart that I made from Cath Kidston’s book SEW! I have made many of these hearts as gifts for family and friends and everyone loves them. I copied the heart template from the book, placed it onto some … Continue reading

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Its Sew …..

I love to sew because:-                                  (source: – Its SEW Empowering; – Its SEW Liberating; – Its SEW Creative; – Its SEW Satisfying; – Its SEW Exciting; – Its SEW Rewarding; – Its SEW Relaxing; – Its SEW Amazing; – … Continue reading

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