A Winter Patchwork Cushion Pattern and Tutorial

Here is a tutorial for a winter patchwork cushion. In my previous post, I described the colour scheme I was planning to use for a winter themed project. You can read about that here! This was photo I used to come up with the colour scheme……and these are the fabrics I chose based on the some […]

How to Make a Kindle Pillow

How to Make a Kindle Pillow

One of the things I love about my kindle is how I am no longer put off reading books because of their size. Some books at  just to heavy to read in bed! Reading them on the kindle means that even an encyclopedia only weighs as much as a small paperback. Sometimes though I don’t […]

How to Make a Quilted Mug Cosy

How to Make a Quilted Mug Cosy

Last week it felt like it had been such a long time since I’d sewn anything I was desperate to dust of my sewing machine and make something. I had some smaller pieces of fabric left over from other  projects and as I rarely seem to finish a cup of tea before it goes cold, […]

How to Make a Wrap Skirt

How to Make a Wrap Skirt

Despite it having been quite warm the last couple of days, it is definitely time to shove the summer outfits to the back of the wardrobe and dig out the winter clobber. Unfortunately I’ve got rid of some stuff that didn’t fit, had holes in and whatever, so I’ve been wearing summery stuff with leggings […]

Buggy Cushion for Quinny Zapp Xtra

Buggy Cushion for Quinny Zapp Xtra

Having had 4 babies and also a mild pushchair addiction, I have got through a few pushchairs. Out of the 12 or so that I’ve had my little Quinny Zapp Xtra is easily my favourite. There are some issues with it. The wheels are noisy and the basket is small. You have to take the […]