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
Where to begin! It’s safe to say I have a love hate relationship with this machine. There’s some good points but it can be incredibly frustrating. It ranges in price between £40-50 depending on where you buy it from and if you can find it on offer. It’s the sort of machine that is ideal… Continue reading Janome Mini 145 – Review
Today I took a trip to Brixham in Torbay, South Devon. I’ve been there countless times and had to mention the small family run haberdashery located just around the corner from the harbour. It’s one of those shops you just briefly pop into and walk out somehow spending £30! It is small but has… Continue reading Fabric Shopping Haul …. The Brixham Sewing Box
There are a few essentials items that everyone needs in their sewing box. It is best to start off with a few bits and then add to your accessories as you go. This post ended up being a little long (sorry!) so I’ve split it into a miniseries which I’ll post in instalments. So… Continue reading Sewing Box Guide – Part 1 – Sewing Threads