Appliqued Sewing Garden Tidy

I really enjoyed dreaming up this project for my latest sewing workshop, no need for a humble piece of hessian to be boring when it can be transformed into a useful item! Here… Continue reading

A Sewing Year

I’m not sure where this year has gone too but on the sewing front it has been a great year. After another successful year of sewing workshops that I have run in conjunction… Continue reading

Perfectly Piped and Zipped Cushions Workshop!

I have run workshops in the past on appliqued cushions, as applique is one of my favourite techiques as you will see from the photograph. I love to use applique to embellish and… Continue reading

Patchwork Cosmetic Purse Workshop

Well it’s been a little while since I’ve posted due to holidays etc, but my sewing workshops in conjunction with Manor Farm Tea Shoppe at Bleasby, Nottinghamshire  have been going really well, so… Continue reading

Sewing School!

I was very privileged to be invited to a local school recently to run a sewing workshop with a group of Year 10 GCSE Textiles students. FANTASTIC! the next generation of sewing enthusiasts!… Continue reading

Hoop Art!

I have a workshop in a couple of weeks time making appliqued pictures in a hoop and decided I ought to get a couple of examples ready to photograph for my presentation. Oh my!… Continue reading

Appliqued Aprons Workshop

On Friday I ran an appliqued aprons workshop at Manor Farm Tea Shoppe. I always really look forward to these creative days, meeting old friends and new people who are as crazy about… Continue reading

Happy Easter

I really enjoy making these little super cute egg cosies as they always make me smile! Not just because they are cute, but because it reminds me of my first attempts at free-machine… Continue reading

A Patchwork Day!

There is something quite therapeutic about cutting up bits of fabric and sewing them back together again! But starting patchwork for the first time can be quite daunting, especially as many people drawn to it… Continue reading

Sew Your Way Through 2013!

Last year I was very excited to team up with Manor Farm Tea Shoppe at Bleasby, Nottinghamshire to put on a series of Sewing Workshops and I am pleased to say that we had… Continue reading