Sew Mama Sew – Free Bunny Pattern

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I'm not usually very good at keeping secrets, and this was such an exciting one it's been hard to keep to myself.  But now the cat (or perhaps the rabbit?!) is out of the bag!  I was thrilled to be asked to contribute to Sew Mama Sew's Six Weeks of Softies with my easy Easter Bunny pattern … [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...]

Pin Cushions (including mice) and a new look

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I think everybody loves a pretty pin cushion, and I'm no exception to that rule! Sometimes it's nice to use an item that you haven't made yourself  - there are so many talented makers out there - and as I've been hunting for that perfect new addition to my workroom supplies I thought you might … [Read more...]

Elephants in Love Pattern

I was surprised - and delighted - to receive a phone call earlier this week from a very lovely lady called Janke.  Janke lives in the Netherlands (her English is brilliant) and she was trying to track down a pattern that I'd contributed a long while ago to the now defunct Sew Hip Magazine.  It … [Read more...]