Samantha Claridge

Signs of the Sewdiac Box 5 The Shears

Signs of the Sewdiac Box 5 The Shears

May 1, 2018 Sewdiac Sewing

The next Signs of the Sewdiac subscription box is here! Box number five contains items including an Enamel Pin, a Sewing Star Wristband, a Star Trinket Dish, a Sewdiac Notebook, a Greetings Card and Sticker. Scroll down to check them out a little closer. Here is this months pin, a beautiful pair of dressmaking shears, I am […]

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Alternative Ways to use Temporary Tattoos

Alternative Ways to use Temporary Tattoos

April 22, 2018 Life Sewdiac

I have a thing for temporary tattoos, in truth I have a thing for tattoos but temporary ones are cheaper. So I knew that I wanted to design some for my Sewdiac boxes. I love using them but I always have a few left over, so I checked out Pinterest to find a few fun ways to […]

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How I Label My Fabric Stash

How I Label My Fabric Stash

April 18, 2018 Fabric Home Sewdiac Sewing

One of my favourite things to do as a designer is to create products for myself that solve a problem, or fulfil a need I have for something that doesn’t already exist. The fabric stash label notepad that was in my most recent Signs of the Sewdiac box was one of those products. I have been […]

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March Meet the Maker Instagram Challenge 2018

March Meet the Maker Instagram Challenge 2018

April 9, 2018 Life

There is a lot of mixed views about social media lately and although I understand that if you use it to make a living it can be a real struggle but I am a big believer in using it as one of the tools at your disposal instead of relying on it for all your […]

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Signs of the Sewdiac Box 4 The Rotary Cutter

Signs of the Sewdiac Box 4 The Rotary Cutter

April 7, 2018 Sewdiac

It’s already time for the next Signs of the Sewdiac subscription box! Can you believe it! Last months box and pins are now finally all on their way, so I can reveal the contents of box 4 ‘The Rotary Cutter’ Box number four contains items including an enamel pin, pin banner kit, a sheet of temporary tattoos, […]

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Sunday Chill Vol.7 Cats

Sunday Chill Vol.7 Cats

April 1, 2018 Life

There is a good reason that Cat Cafes are a thing. Studies have shown that just watching on cats on YouTube improves your mood so spending time with real cats is surely the definition of chill. One of the things I love most about my two fur babies is that they love to snuggle. If […]

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Sunday Chill Vol.6 Embroidery and My New Sampler Pattern

Sunday Chill Vol.6 Embroidery and My New Sampler Pattern

March 4, 2018 Life Sewing

I have been doing embroidery since I was a little girl, I started with cross stitch, but I got bored too quickly with the neatness and pattern following discipline needed, so I moved on to the more freehand embroidery. I have also tried my hand at machine embroidery over the years, but nothing has stuck […]

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Life Chat #2

Life Chat #2

February 28, 2018 Life

I shared (probably over shared) on Instagram the other day about my struggles with adult acne, so I thought it was about time I talked about it properly here, so here goes. I have always had reasonably good skin, I had the occasional breakout, and I am pale so often a little concealer did the […]

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Signs of the Sewdiac Box No3 the Tape Measure

Signs of the Sewdiac Box No3 the Tape Measure

February 28, 2018 Sewdiac

I can’t believe how fast the months are flying by and with them comes each new Signs of the Sewdiac subscription box! I am very disappointed that our pins from box two still haven’t arrived so we have had to send the boxes out with a note to say we will send them as soon as they […]

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Premme Inspired Trench Dress

Premme Inspired Trench Dress

February 18, 2018 Fabric Sewing

If I had to pick my style icon, I would have to choose American Style blogger Nicolette Mason.  I have been a big fan of her blog for many years now, and boy does that girl know how to dress! So you can imagine my excitement when she and, the equally stylish, Gabbi Greg started their own plus size […]

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