Category Archive: Sewing

Signs of the Sewdiac Box 9 The Sewing Box

Signs of the Sewdiac Box 9 The Sewing Box

September 5, 2018 Sewdiac Sewing

This months Signs of the Sewdiac box is here and we are on the home straight to the finish line, we are on sign number nine of twelve and I can’t believe the set is nearly complete. The Ninth sign is a classic it’s ‘The Sewing Box’. Check out what was in the box this […]

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Signs of the Sewdiac Box 8 The Dress Form

Signs of the Sewdiac Box 8 The Dress Form

August 1, 2018 Sewdiac Sewing

I know I say this every time but I think this Sewdiac box might just be my favourite, Welcome to Box 8 ‘The Dress Form’ I have changed the supplier of our pins and I am so glad as they have turned out even better than I had hoped. Isn’t she a beauty. I love these […]

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Signs of the Sewdiac Box 7 The Pincushion

Signs of the Sewdiac Box 7 The Pincushion

July 1, 2018 Sewdiac Sewing

Box 7 of the Sewdiac is here, meet ‘ The Pincushion’ Obviously there is a kit to make your very own pincushion. I honestly don’t think you can have enough pincushions can you? This starry night fabric panel I designed turned out so well and it is so easy to make. It is also the […]

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My Sewing Themed Jewellery Collection

My Sewing Themed Jewellery Collection

May 15, 2018 Life Sewing

  The zip heart is a little thing I made myself, i think I saw one on Pinterest and thought it looked cute so I made myself one. The little hoop is made from vintage fabric by Louise Dawson Design which I bought at the Craftacular market in Bethnal Green a couple of years ago, At […]

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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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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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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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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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Sunday Chill Vol.5 My New Etsy Shop

Sunday Chill Vol.5 My New Etsy Shop

February 4, 2018 Life Sewing

Sunday Chill this week is all about shopping, Handmade, independent, designer maker shopping to be exact. Over the years I have sold things I have made at craft fairs, in pop up shops and online. I have had a few Etsy shops over the years and I have been shopping on the platform for a […]

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The ‘Not Leather’ Jacket of my Dreams

The ‘Not Leather’ Jacket of my Dreams

January 27, 2018 Fabric Sewing

I have dreamed of the perfect leather jacket since I was a teenager, but being a bigger busted, hot human, I find wearing a real leather jacket or leatherette jackets uncomfortable. They always seem to be bulky, squeaky, sweaty or plain pricey. Enter the perfect fabric for those of us who are temperature challenged, a viscose […]

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