Firstly, I’d like to say a huge thank you to my Facebook friends for getting me to 17k likes! It’s unbelievable! Like I said last time I can’t believe I’ve gotten to such a high number! I can’t thank my fans and fellow sewers enough! I love reading all of your comments about my products… Read more »

Good Morning everyone! I’ve only got round to writing this post today as I was so busy with traveling to and from the Hochanda studios and doing my Christmas dies shows! I had so much fun thought! Thank you to everybody who entered my giveaway! I had to do something big to thank you all… Read more »

Today I’m sharing a lovely and easy to make project that you can do at home with minimal materials and toold! Whether this is a gift or storage bag, the drawstring bag can be a useful accessory for anything from a pair of slippers to a nightwear pouch! Top tip: Use a ¼” seam allowance…. Read more »

This pretty wreath will make a stylish table centrepiece for the festive season, place it around a candle, or make up a few to create a unique display of wreaths. I really can’t wait to decorate the house this Christmas with a few of these! Below is a step by step tutorial on how to… Read more »

I’m really looking forward to this weekend! I’m spending both Saturday and Sunday at William Strikes in Carlisle and Cheshire! I’ll be demonstrating a selection of my fabric dies, template sheets and box kits! On Saturday..pop along to William Strikes Houghton Hall garden centre to join me and my trusty Gemini die-cutting and embossing machine…. Read more »

Hello September! Can you believe we’re already here? Autumn is such a wonderful season! The beautifully coloured crisp leaves, stunning forsted cobwebs, chunky knitted winter woolies and the yummy hot chocolates! I thought I’d share this tutorial with you! What a stylish way to keep your tea warmer for that little bit longer, you’ll always… Read more »

Hello everybody! I hope you’re all well! I’m having a relaxed, lazy Sunday morning so I thought I’d share this cute tutorial with you just in case your hands are twitching and you want to get creating something today! I love to be organised for Christmas to avoid any mad rushes and to make sure… Read more »

This simple storage hoop will help to organise your craft room and add a pretty touch to your decor too! Materials needed: 10” embroidery hoop 1 fat quarter woodland tree fabric 1r 1 fat quarter woodland tree fabric 2 Erasable ink pen Pinking shears Hand sewing needle and strong thread 6” ribbon Sewing machine Steps:… Read more »

Christmas Tree Bunting We’re getting closer to the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ and I for one love to be organised and ready for Christmas! I love to have the house decorated as early as possible so I can kick back and enjoy a nice cup of cocoa in front of the fire, all… Read more »

Threaders by Crafter’s Companion brings you a stunning new range of fabrics for this Spring. Available now at Crafter’s Companion I’ve put together some free projects for you to use with the fabrics. Currant Bun: Click here for instructions. Click here for pattern template     Button Wreath: Click here for instructions       Cutting Mat… Read more »

  A simple smocked bag I thought you may enjoy making!     x                  

This pleated cushion cover is easier to make than it looks, and can be made in any size you like as long as the patterned pieces of fabric are cut square. I’m using a 30.5cm [12”] cushion pad, and a 6mm [1/4”] seam allowance.   Materials:   Four 15cm [6”] squares of patterned fabric 2… Read more »