I was so lucky to bump into Lauren Gutherie from The Sewing Bee at Olympia earlier this year, and she happily agreed to a little interview! She was really charming and helpful, and was with her Mum who took a picture of the two of us. [I don’t know where I was looking…] It’s such… Read more »

Most days on Create and Craft USA I’ll be popping up at 3pm est to present a sewing show for JoAnn. This Thursday 16th April I’ll be demonstrating the Singer S16, an incredibly fast 1600spm machine, straight stitch only. Has anyone got one? I’d love to hear your reviews…

Interfacing/batting/wadding/fleece: This can be quite confusing! I could write half a book on the subject but I’m going to keep it simple, and just explain the ones I actually use. Here goes…interfacing is a fabric-like material, usually in black or white, which helps to strengthen your fabric and gives structure to your bag. Iron on… Read more »

This simple case will help to protect the screen of your tablet, and is perfect storage for pens and papers! A step by step instructional video that you can follow along to create your own. I’ve used the Purple Owl fabric and White Spot on Red fabric which are available to buy now and if you need… Read more »

This is what I’ve made today, it’s a quilted toaster cover I’ve made as a gift, I think I’ll make another in the strawberry fabric for my kitchen…      

I’ve been shopping for lovely goodies for the site at the Cologne trade fair, and although I’m no expert knitter, I could appreciate the amazing exhibits at the show!  The scooter is actually knitted! And the gas lights were beautiful. Oh and I did find some fab goodies so keep watching this space!    

As a special thank you I am giving away 2 pattens and instructions to make the Hettie Bag and Lottie Purse! A delightful little gift bag, the Hettie can easily be increased in size, add a magnetic closure just under the handle if you wish! Lottie is a  cheeky little wristlet makes a perfect pouch… Read more »

My new Spring Projects CD Twin Set is now available to buy. Spring is a time when thoughts turn to romance, Valentine’s Day leading the start of the wedding season, a time of new blooms and blossom on the trees. This is why this CD is themed around hearts and flowers, with projects for yourself, your home and your friends… Read more »

I am very excited to be launching my second CD twin set this Saturday on Create and Craft. If you can join me for the Weekender on Saturday and Sunday (as long as the stock lasts!) you will be able to see what I’ve busy working on with a Hearts and Flowers theme. You can… Read more »

You may have seen my YouTube video for the Tote Bag with zipped divider. I mentioned some free templates which you can access by clicking the links below. Don’t forget to share your creations with me!   Chicken Template Cat Template Dog Template Teddy Template