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
Mick, my lovely husband, bought his last vest jacket in September 2013. I know this, because it was either just days before or after I had our youngest daughter!! Since moving to NSW in 2015 from far north QLD, it's had a lot of use and is very much on its last legs. So, when … Continue reading Sewing for Mick… Finally!
WOW!! how great has the One Thimble Issue 16 blog tour been??! Unfortunately, all good things must end and today is the last day showcasing the latest edition of One Thimble. What a beauty she has been!! Things I LOVE about One Thimble: The amazing range of designers offered - there's always a designer I … Continue reading One Thimble Issue 16 Blog Tour
Pattern testing has been flat out for the past fortnight, and I am SUPER excited to finally be able to share the Darcy Dress with you!! Nikki from Bubby and Me Creations has come up with another winning girl's pattern!! I'm also in love with her Poppy dress pattern which I blogged about earlier this year. … Continue reading The Darcy Dress – Bubby and Me Creations
Welcome to day 1 of the Duchess and Hare Patterns Blog Tour! I'm very pleased to be joining in with some fabulous seamstresses to showcase these beautiful patterns!! Duchess and Hare offer PDF sewing patterns with a vintage style, inspired by the 40’s and 50’s, and a modern fit . The Center of Attention Dress certainly hits that … Continue reading Duchess and Hare Blog Tour
School holidays can be painful once your pre-planned activities have run out, so this might be fun to try 😊 I have 2 daughters, 5 and 3 and they are ALWAYS keen to try some sewing. I usually try and put them off because sewing is MY thing, plus expensive machines, needles the possibility of … Continue reading DIY Hand Sewing FOR KIDS!!