Wow! July has been and gone and I've not made a great deal but I really love the things I have made like my Gingham blouse. I have also seen so many great things over on Pinterest to fill me with inspiration for next month! here are some of my favourites: Look at this cute crochet … Continue reading Pinterest Roundup: July 2015
My fellow PhD students and I often go to a place nearby where you can paint pottery. It is great fun and you get some great unique items at the end. We usually go just before Christmas so we can all paint gifts for our friends and families. We went again recently as we had … Continue reading Pottery Painting
I recently joined the Monthly stitch a blog where loads of sewers can post there makes. Each month there is a new category and sewers should make something that fits in with that category. This is a great way to focus all those ideas for new sewing projects and decide which one to make first … Continue reading Gingham Blouse
So after returning from my holiday I jumped straight into what turned out to be one of the busiest weeks I've had at work in a long time. It wasn't even busy in a nice way - rushing around seeing lots of people and getting lots of work done. No, it was a busy in … Continue reading Weekend WIPs: The end of a very busy week
I am back from my holiday and had a lovely break, I even managed to get a little bit of knitting done but our time was mostly spent doing other fun things so there's not really much to show. I doubt I will have much time this week either as its always the same after a … Continue reading Catching up
I've been working on a sewing project recently, the majority of which is almost complete. I have the basic body of a blouse but now I have all the new-to-me things left to do so there's still time for it to go horribly wrong as I need to add a collar and buttons! I love … Continue reading Buttons!
The sun is out and the temperatures are rocketing! If, unlike me, you are not stuck at work and are able to go out and enjoy the weather why not find a nice spot in your garden or a park. Here are some lovely pattern picks for the hot weather! This picnic blanket would be … Continue reading Heatwave!