Yesterday was just lovely. Fabric shopping in Birmingham on a beautiful sunny day with lots of creative and inspiring sewists. What a perfect way to spend a day. Let me tell you more.. About a month ago, Samantha from Create It Samantha and Bianca from Sleepless in Bavaria decided to host a fabric shopping trip and get-together in Birmingham.… Continue reading A Wonderful Day Out at ‘Fabric Meet Birmingham’
I was delighted to see that in the latest edition of Love Sewing magazine, issue 37, the free pattern was this McCalls M7381. I love floaty dresses and this looked like it was right up my street. The size range in this single pattern is quite impressive too. It covers sizes XS… Continue reading McCalls M7381 Dress Pattern Review
I’m always on the look out for a project that will use up the small scraps of fabric that are lurking in my fabric stash. This is a good one. These fabric snack bags are lined with waterproof PUL fabric so are practical and washable. If you don’t have PUL or prefer not to use… Continue reading Fabric Snack Bag Tutorial
Last September I noticed that The Sewing Directory were advertising what looked like a really fun challenge to learn how to make a quilt using sampler blocks. It was mainly aimed at people who had never quilted before and wanted to learn how to using weekly step by step tutorials. This appealed to me straight… Continue reading Simple Sampler Quilt-Along. My first go at quilting.
This is my second Grainline Studios sewing make. I love it. They have both been tops but both very different. If you would like to have a quick look at my other Grainline top (The Hemlock), you can see my review here. As with many of my recent makes, this has been another pattern that I… Continue reading Grainline Studios Scout Tee Sewing Pattern Review