A pair of lovebirds ….

No - not Rosie and Dan - though the BIG DAY is now only a week away.  These are different lovebirds.  I've been busy making new bunting for my kitchen, digging deep into my stash and finding fabrics that I'd completely forgotten about, one of which was this large remnant of Nina Campbell Perroquet … [Read more...]

Transferring your Pattern

One of the questions I'm often asked is the best way to transfer a printed pattern to fabric before starting to stitch.  I've tried various methods in the past, but these days I usually perform a daring procedure using my laser printer and heatpress.  I say daring as there's always the possibility … [Read more...]

Vintage Bluebirds for you

Earlier this month I was enjoying a particularly satisfying rummage in my inherited box of vintage embroidery transfers when I discovered a lovely sheet of bluebirds.  "Aha!" I thought, perfect for some spring projects, and in fact I went on to use them twice in the May magazine. You may have … [Read more...]

A very clever softie in a very silly post!

This morning as I sat at my table sewing my new top, my eye was caught by a tiny movement in the corner of my workroom .... Who could it be?  No, not the French hens .. nor the lovebirds ...  But wait - I see -  what is my little fox in a frock doing?  Let's look a little closer .... She's … [Read more...]