Meet the Maker: Rosie Bull Designs

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One of my favourite parts of the new-style Bustle & Sew Magazine is our "Meet the Maker" interviews introduced by Rosie.  I absolutely adore "meeting" so many talented designer/makers and only wished that we had room for hundreds of interviews in each issue.  I was talking about this to Rosie … [Read more...]

Puppy Princess Applique

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Yesterday I received a series of messages from Rosie's young goldendoodle Tilly (who would appear to have learned to read, write and operate Rosie's phone since leaving me three weeks ago!)  Sshhhh ... don't tell, but I think it was Rosie typing on her behalf!  Anyway the messages went something … [Read more...]

Supporting Movember

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This morning felt very autumnal.  When I woke, I could hear the sound of rain on the roof, and water gushing down the gutters and splashing into the old well in the courtyard at the back of the house.  But very soon the clouds cleared away and the sun came out, though it was much cooler than we've … [Read more...]

So much easier …

A few days ago I blogged about the trials and tribulations of making Miss Matilda Catkin.  Fortunately not every project presents as many challenges as Matilda. Today I am delighted to present to you my Woodland Deer applique which took from start to finish probably less than 6 hours … [Read more...]