Happy Valentines Day!

I know that the jury is out on Valentines day but in January’s Issue of Bustle and Sew’s magazine, Helen told a story that she remembers from her childhood, of a hedgehog that was lonely. Her prickles hurt anyone who came too close. She did however eventually find a lovely turtle to share her life … More Happy Valentines Day!

A new Skirt

I may be celebrating a significant birthday in a couple of weeks and as a birthday present, Hubby kindly booked me onto a dressmaking course at the wonderful Love13 I’ve always enjoyed sewing and make a lot of things, however I have never had the confidence to make my own clothes. I have tried but … More A new Skirt

Meet Charlie

Do you remember this? And this? Did you guess what it would become? I gave you a clue…… Well here he is. Meet Charlie. Hee hee, isn’t he fun? I can’t take any credit for this lovely pattern, it is the creation of the wonderful Bustle and Sew. Do check out her website and blog. … More Meet Charlie

Winter Swap

I have had a lovely surprise this morning. I can tell you there were quite a few squeals of excitement when the postman arrived. It all started about the month ago when Penny from Dresses and Me announced her Winter Swap 2013 (she’s over in Auckland). The idea is to be matched up with a fellow … More Winter Swap