Bustle & Sew Free Spring Stitchalong

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And now for something completely different!  That is to say, something I haven't done before - a Bustle & Sew stitchalong.  One of the (many) reasons I love hand embroidery is that there’s always something new to discover, though like many stitchers I am guilty of keeping to a few well-tried and … [Read more...]

Meet the Maker: Baking in Pyjamas


Although the Bustle & Sew Magazine is primarily about sewing (of course!), Rosie and I are in complete agreement that our second favourite pastime has to be baking, which is why we always include a Baking Corner in every issue.  After all, you have to stop stitching to feed the family sometimes! … [Read more...]

Susie Watson Mother’s Day Make: Free Pattern


I know I have blogged before about Susie Watson Designs and how much I love her fabrics.  So I was delighted when a lovely lady named Jenni from Susie Watson contacted me to ask if she sent me a bundle of matching different pieces of Susie Watson Designs fabric, then could I create a project and … [Read more...]

Meet the Maker: Dandelyne


This month we were delighted to feature the amazing Sonia Lyne of Dandelyne in one of our Meet the Maker features.  Sonia started Dandelyne from her home in Melbourne, Australia back in 2011.  She creates wearable miniature embroidery hoop necklaces and brooches as well as gorgeous family portraits … [Read more...]