A solution to my sewing envy

"The main difference between envy and jealousy is that envy is an emotion related to coveting what someone else has, while jealousy is the emotion related to fear that something you have will be taken away by someone else." Neither envy nor jealousy are attractive emotions  and I must admit I … [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...]

Toadstool Pin Cushion Giveaway

I'm having a giveaway as I simply don't have room to keep everything I make!  I've decided to part with my two little toadstool pin cushions, created using vintage wooden cotton spools,  for the September Bustle & Sew Magazine.  I'm offering one here on the blog, and there's a chance to win the … [Read more...]