In the UK, we’re likely to spend in excess of £300 million on Christmas jumpers this year. That means that over ten million people are likely to buy a Christmas jumper and 40% of Christmas jumper wearers plan on wearing them just once or twice this festive season! Now I think that buying a new … More ‘Tis the season to upcycle
Okay so I admit, whilst I have always admired beautiful pieces of embroidery, creating my own by hand has never really appealed to me. Maybe it’s because of the sheer amount of time it takes or possibly because most of the embroidery I saw growing up was in the old people’s home I used to … More Freehand embroidery at the Midnight Atelier
Remember a little while ago when I blogged about a patchwork quilting course I had attended at The Makery? Well lo and behold my review was actually published in this month’s Homemaker magazine!
Spring has well and truly sprung and it seems to have brought a whole lot of happy with it. I don’t know if it’s the sunny weather, the longer days or the end of a long financial year but even the properly miserable bloke who works in my local newsagents wished me a good day … More Embroidery Hoop Baskets
As Easter weekend approaches, many of us will be looking forward to a long bank holiday weekend and the prospect of eating as much guilt free, egg shaped chocolate as we like. Trouble is that once it’s all over all we are really left with is a few extra pounds and a whole lot of … More Handmade Easter Bunnies
From 8.30-9.30pm this evening the world will turn out the lights to mark WWF’s Earth Hour. If you’re planning on getting involved, why not pass the time by taking on the ‘Earth Hour Bunting Challenge’ which (in advance of this evening) I have just completed! Like what you see? Here’s a step by step guide … More Upcycled Bunting
A girl can never have too much makeup and what better place to keep it all than in a pretty cosmetic bag. These little zipped storage bags are made from 100% cotton fabric and interfaced with a fleece lining to keep them standing upright on their own whilst also keeping your prized Mac lippy safe … More Cosmetic bags