I have some exciting news! If you liked the look of my boot cuffs that I made in my previous post you will be delighted to hear that the pattern is now available to download for FREE on here on Ravelry! I would love any feedback anyone has on this pattern as it is my first attempt at … Continue reading Free Pattern: Andalusian Boot Cuffs
With a few basic knitting projects under my belt I recently decided it was time to challenge myself and get inventive! I have a beautiful pair of leather boots but they are just a little too big around my calf so I decided to make a boot cuff. If you dont know what a boot … Continue reading Boot Cuffs
I've eventually set up a Facebook page so now you can get me on all of you're favourite social networks: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Etsy (Although there's nothing on there...yet), Ravelry, Bloglovin, and good old fashion email! I'm also on Google plus although I won't really be using that very much as I do not … Continue reading Getting social!
This book is fantastic! I'm talking about the book written by the great british sewing bee contestant Tilly Walnes. The title: "Love at First Stitch: Demystifying Dressmaking" could not better describe how I feel about this book. I feel that right from my first attempt at the very first pattern in the book I had … Continue reading Book Review: Love at First Stitch: Demystifying Dressmaking
Last night I went on a textiles taster course. We were shown the process of screen printing and even got to try it out ourselves. With only three hours it was a busy evening to get a design drawn, the stencil cut out and the 2-colour design printed but I had loads of fun and … Continue reading Screen printed tote
I feel that I am probably a little bit too excited that the Great British Sewing Bee has returned to our screens. In preparation for tomorrows episode I decided to give it a go myself by taking up last weeks alteration challenge. On the show the contestants were each given a denim shirt and asked … Continue reading Alteration Challenge
After the fantastic success of my starry pajamas I decided to follow it up swiftly with another sewing project before I lost all confidence. This time I wanted to create something that I could wear outside the house. Say hello to the Delphine skirt. This is another creation from Tilly and the Buttons. I decided to … Continue reading Delphine Skirt
On a spur of the moment visit to a local charity shop I discovered they had received a large collection of knitting needles. They had mostly paired them up with elastic bands and priced each pair individually. Yet there was one elastic band with a bundle of double pointed needles all of different sizes grouped … Continue reading Double pointed needles