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A Christmas Version of the Tilly’s Tea Party Table Runner

A Christmas Version of the Tilly’s Tea Party Table Runner

The Tilly’s Tea Party Table Runner has been one of my post popular patterns yet! It seems that everyone loves the original design, sewn with sweet embroidered hexagons and English paper pieced blocks stitched in lovely delicate fabrics. You can read more about the design and see close up photos HERE. When I recently received this beautiful bundle of Christmas…

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A Merry And Bright Christmas Stocking And A New Sew Along

A Merry And Bright Christmas Stocking And A New Sew Along

Living in Australia, we never get to experience that traditional cold and snowy Christmas enjoyed by our Northern Hemisphere friends. Perhaps that’s why we have something called Christmas in July? A roast with all the trimmings, a Christmas pudding and mulled wine all just make more sense in Winter. And it’s kind of fun to celebrate a holiday when it’s…

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Welcome to the 2020 ‘Night Before Christmas Stocking’ Sew Along

Welcome to the 2020 ‘Night Before Christmas Stocking’ Sew Along

Welcome to the second ‘Night Before Christmas Stocking’ Sew Along and thanks for being here! Back by popular demand, I am once again hosting a sew along event for this cute Christmas stocking with sweet little felt mouse in the pocket. This blog post will tell you everything you need to know. If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to…

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Week 4 – Stocking Sew Along

Week 4 – Stocking Sew Along

The last week of the ‘Night Before Christmas Stocking’ Sew Along is finally here! And I think secretly this is my favourite week, because we get to play with felt! Have you been following along? If you’re new to the sew along, head to the main post to find out all the details. Then check out the posts for Week 1, Week 2,…

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Week 3 – Stocking Sew Along

Week 3 – Stocking Sew Along

It’s Week 3 of the Night Before Christmas Stocking Sew Along! We’ve been working together to baste the hexagons for the Christmas stocking pattern and now we’re focussing on putting the stocking together. If you’re new to the sew along, head to the main post to find out all the details. Then check out the posts for Week 1 and Week 2. I…

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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…

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‘Night Before Christmas Stocking’ Sew Along

‘Night Before Christmas Stocking’ Sew Along

Welcome to the Night Before Christmas Stocking Sew Along! This blog post will tell you everything you need to know about joining my very first event of this kind. I’m really excited because I love this Christmas stocking pattern and the little mouse in the pocket too. If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to English paper piece, how to…

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Christmas in July Sewing with Makower Modern Metallics

Christmas in July Sewing with Makower Modern Metallics

Is it really July already? Crazy, right? July is always a lovely time for sewing here in Australia. Winter is in full swing. The days are short, the weather is cold and stitching indoors is ideal. It’s probably how all of you ‘Northern Hemispherers’ feel at Christmas time. At this time of year, we celebrate ‘Christmas in July’ instead. Recently, I was…

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