Christmas Lantern Arrangement

Christmas Lantern Arrangement

Christmas Lantern Arrangement I’m always so happy that Christmas is at the darkest time of the year. I love the winter anyway, and one of my favourite things is putting the lamps on and lighting the fire. You can’t do that in the summer when it’s warm and still light at 9.30 pm! Since visiting […]

Christmas Cutlery Pockets

Christmas Cutlery Pockets

A Christmassy project I have been working on recently is some Christmas cutlery pockets. The problem with being a crafty person is that you often end up hoarding craft supplies. In an effort to prevent the situation from becoming completely out of hand, I try to only buy fabric when I have a specific project […]

How to Sew Felt Birds

How to Sew Felt Birds

How to Sew Felt Birds My favourite Christmas decorating style is Scandinavian, and after a trip to Norway last year, I love it even more! A couple of years ago I made some Scandi style felt birds as Christmas decorations. They’re the kind of thing that you can get away with leaving up even when […]

12 Things I’ve Learnt About Selling on Etsy

12 Things I’ve Learnt About Selling on Etsy

12 Things I’ve Learnt About Selling on Etsy In September 2010, I was in Sainsbury’s in King’s Lynn when a magazine caught my eye. It was the magazine Craftseller.¬†On a whim I bought it, and although this is a cliche, it changed my life! I’ve always enjoyed making things, and I’ve loved sewing since I […]

Sewing To Hide an Eyesore

Sewing To Hide an Eyesore

Sewing To Hide an Eyesore You’ve probably seen that meme that says something like, “A clean house is a sign of a broken sewing machine”. My house is usually a bit of a mess, and my sewing machine works just fine, so perhaps there’s some truth in this! But I don’t believe that it’s all […]