I've been wearing the shawl collar coat so much since I finished it and only today managed to get photo's of it after work. So thought I'd share a review of the pattern today. Pattern: The Shawl Collar Coat by The Maker's Atelier. Fabric: wool fabric from FabWorks. Notions: universal needle no 11, Gutermann thread, sew-on snaps.… Continue reading The Shawl Collar Coat | pattern review
Last year I worked on an EPP quilt design for a commission and thought I'd share the design and how I do English paper piecing. I do love hand stitching, find it very therapeutic after a long day at work. So here's the pattern to make a baby size quilt: For my quilt I used 1… Continue reading #hexydiamondquilt
So just before Christmas I made the monster a new dress out of some Marvel fabric and there were a few pieces left over. So instead of making a fabric bag, we decided to buy a shell and strap to make a super cool bag. The shell is from U handbag, as is the strap… Continue reading handmade handbags
Yesterday I saw Fantastic Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, my daughter is a huge HP fan and she was so looking forward to seeing this. It was a great film, the costumes where fabulous! Loved Porpentina' s clothes, so very everyday wearable and Queenie's more glamourous collection. It was the pink coat with… Continue reading sewing inspiration from film
Today I'd like to share this great tutorial by Violet Craft via Man Sewing youtube. Its a simple way to make a tree skirt or trouser - yep a square tree skirt is a tree trouser!
I have finally found the energy to bind my shimmering single girl quilt and now the hand stitching begins. I will be super cosy on the cold nights stitching away! The best tutorial I have found for binding is by Missouri Star Quilt Company over on you tube - Jenny is a quilting wonder! So… Continue reading quilt binding
Goodness its been a while, work has been very busy and has meant not so much sewing time. The landgate has been wanting to be made for a while, Sarah kindly told me quite how long - as we met up in Rye last summer for my first trip to Merchant & Mills. I had… Continue reading The Landgate | a review