Category Archive: Textiles

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

Christmas is Coming!

It has been a little while since my last post and that is because like many designer makers I have been frantic with getting ready for Christmas Fairs, preparing and running workshops and… Continue reading

‘Sew’ Pretty and ‘Sew’ Talented

The revival and interest in crafts over the last few years is great. It’s such a pleasure to see so many people creating and designing such a wonderful array of handcrafted items. Over… Continue reading

Folksy Friday – Button mania!

I was rummaging through my button box recently whilst talking to a friend and was suddenly aware of her laughter. Puzzled at what was so funny I asked her what the source of… Continue reading

Ashburton – a shopper’s paradise

Well I can’t believe that my holiday is  over and it’s fast becoming a distant memory! My holiday to Devon was wonderful and although I have taken holidays there before it was great… Continue reading

Folksy Friday- ‘Holiday, it will be so nice!’

It’s that time of year when the kids are on the verge of breaking up for the Summer and everyone is looking forward to their holidays. Like millions of others, my family enjoy… Continue reading

Folksy Friday – ‘Home Baking’

I’ve always enjoyed cooking but baking in particular is very rewarding, well most of the time anyway I have had my fair share of disasters too! My teacher at school always told me… Continue reading

Garden Inspiration for Textile Creations

Well, I suppose it all started last year when my family decided that perhaps it would be a bit of fun to try to grow some of our own vegetables. At first, my… Continue reading