Christmas Cracker Table Runner for Thermoweb

Christmas Cracker Table Runner for Thermoweb

We’re gearing up for a hot, sunny Christmas Down Under. Think salads and prawns, baked ham and trifle! Having a Summer Christmas doesn’t seem that strange to me (being that it’s all we’ve ever known in the Southern Hemisphere). But it does feel odd singing about the snow, thinking about hot chocolates by the fire and real Christmas trees. One…

Mini Master Pieces Book Tour

Alyce from Blossom Heart Quilts very kindly invited me to join the blog tour for her recently released book, Mini Master Pieces with Lucky Spool. Welcome to my stop on the tour! Alyce’s book teaches you the basics of quilting with lessons that cover how to sew twelve essential blocks. These skills can then be put into practice as you…

Christmas Joy Cushion for Thermoweb

Christmas Joy Cushion for Thermoweb

Being a Fabric Education Designer for the Thermoweb brand means that I’m regularly sharing tutorials for sewing projects I’ve designed. The brief for this month was Christmas Cushion. Sometimes having a brief helps to narrow down what you want to do. But sometimes it’s still difficult to decide! I’m a self-confessed Christmas-aholic and I love everything about decorating for the…

50 Fat Quarter Toys Book

50 Fat Quarter Toys Book

Back in January I finished two cute little projects to be included in a collaborative book titled 50 Fat Quarter Toys*. It was such a thrill when editor Ame Verso asked me to be involved. In the book’s pages you’ll find “a celebration of handmade toys, featuring fabulous stuffed animals, handmade baby gifts, Christmas makes and more – all made…

Spring Sewing Projects

Spring Sewing Projects

We’ve nearly finished our two week Spring holiday and it’s been a lovely, relaxing break. I’ve had some quiet time to try new projects and get stitching. It’s always nice to take time out for something different. Ali from Arabesque Scissors sent me her Mini Cathedral Pinnie pattern to try and it was wonderful to sit down this week to…