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“Feed your Soul” Hand Embroidery project

We're just loving the Dresden plate trend at the moment, aren't you? They are just so pretty and very versatile. Remember the dresden plate we made in our English paper piecing tutorial? We were wondering what we were going to make from our pretty little dresden...hmmm..... We thought that it's been awhile since we've given an … [Read More...]

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Baking the perfect cupcake

Would you like to take your cupcakes to the next level and bake perfect cupcakes everytime? Cupcakes come in handy all.the.time. Especially if you have younger children or grandchildren- there is … [Read More...]


Keeping your embroidery project clean

Let's face it, we all love to embroider on lovely, crisp, new, sparkling clean white linen. It is just beautiful to stitch on. A luxury given the cost. Lovely to stitch on...a nightmare to keep … [Read More...]

Tulip Tutorial

Tulip Tutorial.

    At the moment I'm working on a new range of children's quilts with a modern look. The Little Elephant Quilt that was on Facebook, and this one, the Bunny Love quilt is part of … [Read More...]


Tips for using social media in your craft business

Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, Google +, Flickr, YouTube....the list could go on and on. Are you confused? Consumed by it all? Do you use social media for your small craft business? Are you … [Read More...]


Easter string nests

A last minute Easter idea to do with the kids. These little string nests are messy, sticky, involve balloons and are fun...they tick all the boxes for a kids Easter craft activity. The longest … [Read More...]


Carrot cookie slamwich

Squish! Squash! Crush! Slam! Ooze! Goosh! ...yum! There is absolutely no dainty way you can devour these carrot cookies. One bite of these hearty cookies and cream cheese oozes out the sides and over … [Read More...]


Bunny fabric crush

Easter is fast approaching. That cute little, chocolate bearing, fluffy tailed, bouncing bunny comes this Sunday and in anticipation of his arrival we've selected some pretty bunny rabbit themed … [Read More...]


Felt Flower Easter egg cosies

An alternative to the chick egg cosy pattern. These Easter egg cosies are made with pretty Tilda fabric and a simple, embellished felt flower with a layered button … [Read More...]


Maple syrup choc chip banana bread

A simple twist on the classic banana bread. The addition of maple syrup makes a great alternative and adds a slight malty flavour to the bread. This recipe makes a moist, chewy, chunky and not overly … [Read More...]


How to English Paper piece

Make this beautiful Dresden Plate with the gorgeous Flower Sugar fabrics from Lecien. Are you trying to get what all those beautiful little stitched together hexi's are all about? Have you "missed the … [Read More...]


Chick Egg Cozies- Free pattern

As we are about to kick of our Easter craft and sewing, we thought that we would re-post some of our most popular Easter sewing patterns that were lost in the blog revamp. These sweet little … [Read More...]


Essential tools and notions for English Paper piecing

English Paper piecing or EPP is a popular quilting technique due to its portability, ease of use and its simple but effective results. EPP is an old technique that continues to grow in … [Read More...]


Quilt trends : Dresden plates

One of the trends in quilting and patchwork we predict for 2015 is the Dresden plate. It's so versatile and extremely pretty. Many of the modern quilts are now featuring bright, fresh fabrics, broken … [Read More...]


Easter Stitchery

Thinking about starting your preparations for Easter? Here's a great little stitchery to get you started....3 little bunnies in a sweet Easter basket. Imagine finding those on Easter … [Read More...]