A Simple Sewing Folder in Cute Camper Fabric

A Simple Sewing Folder in Cute Camper Fabric

Riley Blake Designs recently sent me the ‘Joy In The Journey‘ collection designed by Dani Mogstad. There’s 22 fabrics in the collection, including a beautiful floral ‘hero’ print, tiny florals, diagonal gingham, geometric flowers and pretty prints with campers (or caravans) and flowers too. The two different panels that also come in the collection are perfect for simple quilts. See…

Introducing the Tilly’s Tea Party Table Runner

Introducing the Tilly’s Tea Party Table Runner

The latest sewing pattern in the Molly and Mama range has the loveliest description! “You are invited to a delicious tea party with Miss Tilly! Featuring three English paper pieced blocks with beautifully embroidered hexagons and hand quilted detailing, Tilly’s Tea Party Table Runner is the perfect centrepiece to an afternoon of leisurely conversation and the clinking of china tea…

Simple Stitch Sampler

Simple Stitch Sampler

Last week I was lucky enough to receive a Janome Memory Craft 9450QCP from Janome Australia to play with. They’re letting me try out the machine for a while so I can showcase some of its features. Having only ever owned a basic mechanical Janome, unboxing this new beauty was so exciting! I couldn’t wait to get sewing right away.…

Sew Great To Be Organised –  Instagram Challenge

Sew Great To Be Organised – Instagram Challenge

Join Arabesque and Molly and Mama on a four week Instagram challenge to help your sewing space become #seworderly. Like many of you I am sure, the new year has already begun with lots of sewing and fun in my studio. Getting creative, planning, sketching, cutting and stitching, are all daily tasks in my favourite room in the house. But…

Sew Organised with Aurifil

Sew Organised with Aurifil

As an Aurifil Artisan, we’re asked to participate in various challenges throughout the year. January’s focus is on being ‘Sew Organised’, and it’s prompted me to start the process of sorting out my sewing space this month. In fact, this challenge has also inspired me to run an Instagram collaboration with my friend Ali from Arabesque. And we’d love for…

My Make From ‘Mini Masterpieces’

My Make From ‘Mini Masterpieces’

Alyce from Blossom Heart Quilts released her first book ‘Mini Masterpieces*’ last year. It’s designed as a workbook which takes you through 12 essential blocks and the techniques needed to sew them. You can try the techniques as you create the corresponding mini quilt designed for each block. It’s described as “a quilting master class. Readers can follow along, beginning…

Rose and Violet’s Garden Projects

Rose and Violet’s Garden Projects

When I heard that Miss Rose Sister Violet was releasing a fabric range, I was so excited. Riley Blake Designs very kindly sent me some advance yardage of Rose and Violet’s Garden to play with, and I must confess that it was exactly what I expected from this vintage loving company! The dreamy pastel tones, the dainty florals, whimsical bouquets,…

A Few Of My Favourite Christmas Things!

A Few Of My Favourite Christmas Things!

When people in our large and extended family mention Christmas, we all get excited. It’s such a wonderfully special time of year that brings us all together. And it has been made more special by the traditions and magic that we’ve shared for generations. My grandmother Molly would be proud if she were able to see us all today! Part…