Fabric & Yarn Shopping in Glasgow
Tuesday, 8 May 2018
Getting into Embroidery
I enjoy having a craft project that I can work on while sitting on the sofa, watching TV. That used to be knitting, but I've been feel...
Wednesday, 2 May 2018
Kid Sewing - Making it Work
As much as I enjoy sewing stuff for my daughter (now 4 1/2), it's a pretty hit and miss business. Now she can say quite clearly what she...
Tuesday, 10 April 2018
Finished: Very Very Vaguely Aztec Skirt
This skirt pattern is from my stash of beloved New Look Maudella patterns from that slightly undefined sweet spot of later 70s and early 8...
Tuesday, 3 April 2018
Finished: The Good Life Dungarees
Dungarees have been 'back' for a while now, but it took me a while to decide they were for me, and settle on a pattern I liked. I ...
Tuesday, 27 March 2018
Finished: 1970s High waisted denim skirt
I can't believe I have actually finished this skirt. It began in April 2016, with a 50p eBay pattern bargain. But I was totally foxed ...
Tuesday, 27 February 2018
On Life and not blogging
It's been a long while since I last wrote a proper blog post. I wonder if anyone is still reading...perhaps if you're like me, you d...
Wednesday, 13 September 2017
Giveaway: Crafts for Christmas Show tickets & 2 for 1 offer
If you're thinking about Christmas crafting, or just looking for a creatively-inspiring day out, then you may be interested in a tri...
Friday, 21 July 2017
Vogue Jumpsuit for Cocktail Hour #sipandsew
After taking part in the Sewalong for The Eve Appeal last year, I was delighted to be asked to participate in this year's Cocktail Hour...
Thursday, 29 June 2017
The 7 Stages of Knitting a Cardigan...
...OK, specifically the 7 stages of knitting this cardigan: 1. Excitement Love the yarn (WYS Aire Valley DK in Blueberry Bonbon from Qu...
Friday, 9 June 2017
Using a Jalie Pattern
During the 7 years that I've been sewing, I've used a few different types of patterns: contemporary Big 4, vintage Big 4 and vari...
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