I’ve been reading…

When I’m not sewing, I’m often reading. Here are some of my favourites this year.   After the Crash – Michel Bussi A three-month old baby girl is the only survivor after a plane crash, and she is claimed by two very different families. Beautifully constructed, with memorable characters, and it kept me guessing until […]


Lazy Daisy flower card

My card for Mum on Mothers’ Day this year (15 March in the UK) is a beaded Lazy Daisy embroidery.  She doesn’t use the interwebs, so I’m safe talking about it now! I got the embroidery  idea from Jane Brocket’s lovely book, The Gentle Art of Stitching, and added the beads for some sparkle. It’s […]


Spring Clean Swap Meet

I’ve destashed, and destashed, and still there is more! Two patterns to be exact, which I’m giving away as part of the SpringCleanSwapMeet. Vogue 8873 (8-16) and New Look 6144 (8-18).  Both are unopened. If you would like one of these patterns please leave a comment on this post saying which one. I will pick […]