One Thimble 22 Blog Tour

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

Turning flat sheets into fitted!

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!

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