I cannot begin to tell you all, exactly how happy I was to find out that Australian sewing e-mag, One Thimble, was coming back to our screen!!I am delighted to call Jen and Lucy friends of mine and think they have amazing talent and vision to produce something like this. Issue 22 includes 5! patterns … Continue reading One Thimble 22 Blog Tour
Last week I had a look around an opshop a couple of hours away and found some fun Disney princess doona covers and a Cinderella flat sheet. I rarely put flat sheets on the girl's beds, they always end up scrunched down to the end of the mattress each morning, so I almost didn't buy … Continue reading Turning flat sheets into fitted!
Hi!!! Welcome to my stop on the Basically Jalie blog tour, I'm so excited to be joining in!! If there is one PDF pattern company you should try, then Jalie hits my list every time!! I only sewed my first Jalie patterns late last year, but they are a firm favourite for a number of … Continue reading Creating a mini summer capsule wardrobe
I was feeling pretty smug Monday night when I realised the last sewing I needed to complete was sewing the binding on a little quilt I'd attempted for my youngest. It was the most organised I'd been in years!! Then I volunteered to pick up a part for Mick at a town that conveniently has … Continue reading Last minute sewing
How to make sewing with knit fabrics as easy as #123
Well hello there OT 19 😉 You might be able to tell by now, I'm a huge One Thimble fan, and I'm super excited to join in on another Blog tour, celebrating the release of One Thimble 19! If you're an avid reader of OT, you may have noticed that I submitted an article on … Continue reading Hello One Thimble 19
= an opportunity too good to pass up when it comes to making costumes! Luckily, I'd already bought Liv the Owlette leotard from Applegail back in Febuary for her birthday, so she only needed tights and some gloves! We decided on Miraculous for Eleanor and with minimal time before the disco, I ordered fabric from the always … Continue reading Themed School Disco
It's Liv's first year of school (FYOS) this year and we are both really EXCITED!! No, seriously! I'm a bit sad that only Naughty will be rocking mum-made at preschool, so I'm making what I can for Liv now 😉 We've been so lucky, at preschool the kids have a fridge to store their … Continue reading Lunch Bag for my FYOS-er
After a not so relaxing Christmas holiday, I've been more than ready to get back in the sewing room, add to that multiple 40C days and that my sewing room has aircon = bliss!! While I was away, I took part in a few online boxing day sales, because every likes cheaper fabric, am I … Continue reading New year…. New sewing projects!!
Wow, those last few months have FLOWN by and it’s time for the next edition of One Thimble. Issue 17 is bright, colourful and packed full of patterns!! The first three patterns I'm sharing go together so well! Nothing screams summer like a cap, fun shirt and cool shorts 😉 I've been thinking about buying … Continue reading One Thimble Issue 17