Turning crafting failure into success.

Hi peeps, I hope that you’re all doing well. You may remember that last year I bought several pairs of jeans from the charity shop so I could cut them up and make myself a denim rucksack. I was so excited to make my first real bag. I cut out the fabric, fleece, interfacing, bought …

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My new YouTube channel

Hi peeps, I hope that everyone is well. I’ve been toying with the idea of starting a YouTube channel. I was thinking about it for a long time and because I’m not really comfortable in front of the camera I was hesitant to start one because I didn’t know what it would consist of. I’ve …

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How to sew a fabric bookmark – free sewing pattern

Hi Peeps, I hope that you’re all doing well. I want to share a free sewing pattern for you today – fabric bookmarks. What you need: Outer fabric, lining fabric, interfacing (optional), sewing thread, scissors, ruler. Cut fabric and interfacing pieces to 10 inches in length and 3 inches wide.Attach the interfacing to the lining …

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Knitting and crochet related projects

Hi Peeps, Hope you’re all doing well and staying safe. Let’s talk about knitting and crochet projects! I had an idea about knitting some bowls so I can keep small items together. I knitted one years ago and used a pattern from a magazine, but I’ve recently had a clear out and I must have …

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Star Wars bags, Boxed bags and a Hexie blockbuster.

Hi peeps, I hope you’re all doing well. This week I’d like to share some more of my recent projects. The first one is my Star Wars themed bags. I love the films but had never bought any fabric related to it before, so lockdown was the time to buy some. I decided on this …

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Publication Guaranteed (Well, Almost!) book review

Hi peeps, I hope that your all doing well. Last week’s blog post I had the wonderful, Esther Chilton, here talking about her new book. Today I’ve written a review about the book, Publication Guaranteed (Well, Almost!). As a published author, I found this book full of useful information and I was inspired again to …

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