Baby on Trend Fabric

Jemima from Tied with a Ribbon has designed her very first fabric range and she kindly asked me if I’d like to create a project using some of the prints. “Baby on Trend” comes in three colour ways; blush, dove and woodland. Here are some of the woodland prints she sent to me. They’re lovely and neutral and will make…

Free Embroidery Wreath Pattern – Aurifil Artisan Challenge

Free Embroidery Wreath Pattern – Aurifil Artisan Challenge

As an Aurifil Artisan, we’re encouraged to participate in different monthly challenges. In August, it’s all about embroidery. How appropriate! I’ve been wanting to design a floral wreath for ages and this challenge seemed like the perfect opportunity to create something pretty and share it with everyone who loves embroidery, or would like to learn! Aurifil sent me some gorgeous…

Embroidery Stitch Basics

Embroidery Stitch Basics

Welcome to the wonderful world of hand embroidery! This is post four in my series about Embroidery for Beginners. First we looked at all the supplies you will need, then we talked about how to transfer your design to fabric. The third instalment explores how to actually get started with tips for the basics, like placing your fabric in an…

Sew Felt Mushrooms – Sew A Softie 2020

Sew Felt Mushrooms – Sew A Softie 2020

It’s Sew A Softie month and it’s my turn to share the cute little felt mushroom tutorial I created to celebrate this awesome event. Wishing a very warm welcome to those who have found their way here for the first time today. We’ll be making felt mushrooms that are super simple and can be used for a whole range of…

‘Create’ Fabric Tour

‘Create’ Fabric Tour

Welcome to my stop on the fabric tour for ‘Create’; the debut fabric range by my dear friend Kristy Lea of Quiet Play who designs for Riley Blake. If you know Kristy’s work at all, you’ll know she loves rainbows! So when I first caught a glimpse of this range, I wasn’t surprised by the bold and bright hues and…