Favourite Uses for Fabric Tape

Fabric tape is made from cotton fabric with an adhesive backing and sold on a roll. Simply cut, peel and stick - strips of fabric tape can be used in so many craft projects. You can use fabric tape for gift wrapping, card making, home decorating, and other craft projects. You can use it in place of regular sticky tape or washi tape. It can be used to decorate glass, wood, or paper.  It has a lovely texture and adds a sweet finishing touch to your next project. I love these sweet Tilda fabric … [Read More...]


Lavender Sachets

I can't resist the scent of lavender! It is so nice to place amongst your clothing and shoes to make your wardrobe smell divine. These little lavender sachets are a fun project suitable for a beginner sewist. All you … [Read More...]


Love to Bake Pot Holder

Sewing and baking are two of my favourite pastimes. I would love a sweet floral Kitchenaid like the one I made using fabric from the Flower Sugar Paisley Wind collection. I combined two of the patterns from my book, A … [Read More...]

Sewing Tool Roundup #6

Sewing Tool Roundup #6

Welcome to our sixth Sewing Tool Round-up where we review new (or new to us) quilting and sewing tools, notions, haberdashery and craft supplies.  You can find our previous reviews here. Valdani Pearl … [Read More...]

Maple Cookies

Easy Maple Cookies

These Maple Cookies are delicious warm from the oven! Quick to prepare, these cookies are a favourite in our home. Crisp on the outside and slightly chewy in the centre, they have a delicate maple flavour.   … [Read More...]

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Allspice Muffins

Recently I have rediscovered my love for baking. Each weekend I have been baking a selection of my favourite recipes, and popping them in the freezer so we have a supply of treats for the week ahead. There is nothing … [Read More...]

Heart of the Home Mini Quilt

Heart of the Home Mini Quilt

I am excited to launch my latest pattern, The Heart of the Home Mini Quilt. I first shared a photo of this Mini Quilt over on instagram back in July - I didn't think it would take me so long to get it all written up! It … [Read More...]

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Sew Along Fun (Part 3)

The Instagram Sew Along for my book, A Spoonful of Sugar  has just concluded. It has been fantastic (and quite overwhelming - in a good way) to see all the creative projects that have been made and shared over on … [Read More...]

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Lemon Crinkle Cookies

These lemon crinkle cookies could not be easier! They can be prepared in under 10 minutes. Perfect for when you need a sweet lemon treat in a hurry! The secret to these cookies is that they are made from a packet lemon … [Read More...]

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Hexie Love Actually Blanket {Part 2}

I finally finished my Hexie Love Actually Crochet Afghan this week. It was 4.5 months in the making, although I did have a few breaks during its construction. I am really pleased how this has come together. It was my … [Read More...]

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Book Review and Giveaway: Sew Illustrated

Sew Illustrated , 35 Fabric and Thread Designs is the newly released and much anticipated book by the talented duo Minki Kim and Kristin Esser. It is bursting with gorgeous and colourful designs using the Sewing … [Read More...]

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Sweet Orchard Blog Tour

Welcome to the Sweet Orchard Blog Hop. Sweet Orchard is the pretty debut fabric collection by designer Sedef Imer from Down Grapevine Lane for Riley Blake Designs. In sweet shades of pink, blue, red, grey, yellow, and … [Read More...]

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Dress Form Gift Tags

I always like to complete a gift with a handmade tag - it just adds a nice personalised touch. The Dress Form Lavender Sachets (a project from my book), were the inspiration behind these dress form gift tags. They were … [Read More...]