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

Appliqued Tea Cosy Workshop

I’m really pleased to be asked by Caroline owner of Manor Farm Tea Shoppe , Bleasby, Nottinghamshire to plan a programme of sewing courses for 2013, I can’t wait!. The workshops that I… Continue reading

Creative hand embroidery

On Friday I ran the second of my hand embroidery workshops this year in conjunction with Manor Farm Tea Shoppe at Bleasby, Nottinghamshire. It really is a lovely setting with a purpose built… Continue reading

Fabric Collage Creations

   I always enjoyed making collages as a kid using cut outs from magazines, sugar paper, bits of wool thread or string, shells, beads and stones or anything with some interest in terms… Continue reading

Hand Embroidery Workshop

I just thought I would let you know that some new dates have been added to my sewing workshops. I am now running, in conjunction with Manor Farm Tea Shoppe, a hand embroidery… Continue reading

A Creative Day – Making Appliqued Cushions

I don’t know what it is about cushions that women in particular have a strong affinity with. Is it the fact that they make a place homely, comfortable, colourful, decorative?  Images of Caroline… Continue reading

Have a Great Jubilee Bank Holiday Weekend

  Well I’ve been busy designing and making lots of lovely textile items for weeks now in preparation for exhibiting at the Southwell Minster Jubilee Craft Fair on Saturday 2nd June in the… Continue reading