The Pretty Stitches Club in 2022

The Pretty Stitches Club in 2022

Do you love sewing small quilty projects? Is embroidery, patchwork, English paper piecing and felt sewing your thing? Or have you always wanted to try these techniques but you weren’t sure where to start? I’d love to invite you to the Pretty Stitches Club! What’s It All About? I’m so excited to announce that I’ve started the Pretty Stitches Club…

Make Felt Holly Christmas Ornaments

Make Felt Holly Christmas Ornaments

Getting crafty is always fun, especially when it’s an easy project that even the kids can make! This tutorial will show you my simple method for creating holly ornaments using beautiful wool felt and felt balls from My Felt Lady. Read on to find out how! You Will Need 100% merino wool felt in your favourite colours. I used rose…

#ScrapBustingSunday Instagram Challenge

#ScrapBustingSunday Instagram Challenge

Ali from Arabesque Scissors and I were chatting recently about all of our beautiful fabric scraps that are too precious to throw away. Rather than leave them hiding in buckets and bins, we’ve decided to host an Instagram challenge in October 2021, to look at new and fun ways to make the most of all of those special treasures. Our…

Pretty Cushion in Hidden Cottage Fabric

Pretty Cushion in Hidden Cottage Fabric

When fabric bundles are delivered to my doorstep, it’s a pretty amazing day! Riley Blake Designs recently sent me the latest fabric collection by Minki Kim called Hidden Cottage. I have always loved Minki’s style and her fabric collections are always an eclectic mix of florals, tiny prints and geometric mixers. She’s also really adventurous when choosing her colour palettes…

Playing With Eppiflex EPP Templates

Playing With Eppiflex EPP Templates

A little while back, Danni from Eppiflex sent me some of her laser cut, plastic, English paper piecing (EPP) templates to play with. What a fantastic product! I only ever recommend things I really love using myself, so I’m thrilled to let you know how terrific they were to work with. Eppliflex templates are available in a huge range of…

A New Spring Fling Pouch in Primrose Hill

A New Spring Fling Pouch in Primrose Hill

Melanie from Hello Melly Designs has created the loveliest new fabric collection with Riley Blake Designs. Called ‘Primrose Hill‘, it’s named for the birthplace of Agnes Arber, the first female botanist in the Royal Society in England. Melanie explains that the collection “plays homage to all the lovely ladies helping us to understand and fully appreciate the beauty all around…