Sewing for Mick… Finally!

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!

One Thimble Issue 16 Blog Tour

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

Trying a new pattern and sewing a strikeoff…

If you don't know much about the custom knit world, beware! It's like dropping down Alice's rabbit hole! Beautiful knit fabrics with so many lovely designs... somewhere, in someone's custom knit group, you'll find EXACTLY what you're after!! Last week the lovely Jennifer from Jennilea Designs sent me a fat half of beautiful cotton\lycra penguin fabric to … Continue reading Trying a new pattern and sewing a strikeoff…

The Poppy Dress

New Year's Resolution #1: DON'T BUY PDF PATTERNS (no matter how good the sale) ALL YEAR!!! (or at least until thanksgiving/boxing day sales) Today = FAIL!! Last week Bubby and Me Creations released the beautiful Poppy Dress and I was immediately in LUST!! (I've already got a few skater style knit dress patterns on my USB drive, including my … Continue reading The Poppy Dress