Zippy Pouches

I love making zippy pouches as I think that they are super useful for all sorts of things including cosmetics, stationery, masks, small toys, cards, sewing items etc. The list is pretty extensive. I have just made four using this lovely collection of fabrics called Pamper from Makower. I love this collection with its little …

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It is so lovely to be getting bookings again for face to face teaching. I have been adding the details of the classes and the venues to the Day and Evening Classes page on the website so if you are interested in a class do check there for information. This is one of my new …

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Visible Mending

I have been working on several visible mending projects recently and have really enjoyed finding ways to mend garments. I have written a feature for Love Sewing Magazine Issue 92 where I explore different techniques for visible mending. I cover eight different skills for mending with step by step photos. The pinafore here had a …

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Cover star

My quilt Scrappy Crosses has made it to the cover of this month’s Patchwork and Quilting magazine. It is a great scrap busting project as only small amounts of fabric are needed for each block. I have used scraps of solid fabric with a grey linen effect background fabric. The magazine as always contains lots …

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Medallion Quilt update

I have added another round to my Medallion quilt. I don’t seem to be able to make a quilt without adding a few triangles. I love a triangle! I have added a border of flying geese to the quilt and have used the colours and fabrics randomly.