It’s Easter time already, where on earth is the year going! However this time of year is so lovely. The weather is getting warmer at last and we’re finally over the January/February blues, that time when we are all feeling the excesses of Christmas, already broken the new years resolutions and fed up of the… Continue reading Happy Easter!
Where to start! There are hundreds of patterns out there and with this being my first ever sewn garment choosing the correct one was important. Mainly out of fear of it going horribly wrong. Consequently, scaring myself to the point of never touching a sewing pattern again! *takes deep breath!* But also because it’s so… Continue reading Choosing my first pattern to sew
I’m posting this rather late considering we are now into March (oops!). But it has been a rather hectic new start to the year. I spent four weeks away over Christmas and New year in New Zealand visiting my best friend, arriving back mid- January and back to the day job two days later. Just… Continue reading New year … New skills
Decorating letters of the mache and wooden variety are all the rage at the moment. They are everywhere! And it’s easy to see why. Inexpensive and completely customisable, you can use literally anything to decorate them. Mache letters are the cheapest option only costing around £1 for an 8 inch letter, but for me the… Continue reading Fillable Wooden Letters
I’m such a happy Brit right now! Anyone who knows my family will know that we love tennis, so Wimbledon has been permanently on our TV these last two weeks. And best of all Andy Murray won! Throughout the year we always put a few decorations up and create a little spread for events that… Continue reading Wimbledon Final Cupcakes!
My obsession with Pinterest has meant I have seen hundreds of amazing sewing projects created by sewing half triangles from quilts, cushions, bags the list goes on. Naturally I had that moment of “well it can’t be too hard!” and although it is easy I learnt the hard way! The first few attempts I had… Continue reading How to: Sew Half Triangles
So who doesn’t like a jam tart! It’s always great to make anything you can yourself but lets be honest some short cuts are just necessary. Making pastry is a nightmare sometimes and there is nothing wrong buying it ready made. These jam tarts are super easy to make. When buying the ready made pastry,… Continue reading Wimbledon Cheats Jam Tarts