Saxifraga is a warm and cosy hat knit in aran weight yarn with a simple geometric motif created in colour work. the hat gradually changes from colour A at the brim to B at the top. This is my newest knit creation and the pattern is available to buy now on Ravelry!! Knit in … Continue reading A new knitting pattern and a giveaway!
Earlier this week I showed you my completed Outfit-Along dress and cardigan. For those of you who were paying super close attention you will have noticed I mentioned that it was the second dress I had made using the bodice block from Freehand Fashion. Well, here is the first. I am really pleased with this … Continue reading Anchor Dress
Who doesn't love the chance to both knit and sew whilst discussing it every step of the way with a group of like-minded crafters? I personally love it and the Outfit-Along has not disappointed. For those who missed my previous post about this and have no idea what I'm talking about it is a challenge … Continue reading OAL2016 is complete!
Today I have a really quick post for a really quick make. In fact I did everything from cutting the fabric to the photo shoot all within 2 hours! I decided it was time my ironing board got a makeover. Whilst visiting Ikea last week I discovered their great fabric range and just had to … Continue reading How To: Make a new ironing board cover
Pinterest inspiration is my place to show you what I've been falling in love with recently over on Pinterest. This is one of my favourite place for finding inspiration and I can easily loose a couple of hours pouring through all the beautiful things to make. Chinese New Year Chinese New Year will be celebrated … Continue reading Pinterest Inspiration: Chinese New Year
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
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!
I am sure everyone knows the feeling when you are inspired by a new pattern that you just have to try straight away but cant decide how to make it just right for you. Well sometimes its down to the texture of the fabric or yarn but more often than not I find myself pondering … Continue reading Colour Combinations
I would like to tell you about my first "proper" sewing project. My starry pajamas! Last year my mum gave me her old sewing machine, which was rather limited in its capabilities with only 2 stitches in its repertoire. However, it was enough for me to try a few things out. I even made a … Continue reading Starry Pajamas