patchwork please pouch

Patchwork Please Pouch

I couldn’t resist the trimmings from my arizona cushion, so I turned them into a pouch using a pattern from Patchwork Please. I just love linen and beautiful patchwork fabrics…

wiksten tank

Wiksten Tank

The Wiksten Tank. It’s a popular little thing around the sewing traps and now I know why. Easy to sew and the pattern has great instructions. Jen also has an awesome bias neckline tutorial…

arizona patchwork cushion

Arizona Cushion

This was the first time that I’ve sewn with Art Galley Fabrics and they aren’t wrong with their tagline… they feel soooo smooth! I won this little bundle of Arizona fabrics a while ago from…

city gym shorts

City Gym Shorts

We have so many birthdays coming up, so I have so much sewing to do because I love giving handmade gifts. City Gym Shorts is a free pattern from Purl Soho’s…

patchwork placemat

Patchwork Placemat

My son has recently taken a liking to placemats. He wants to sit at the dining room table just like us and use our placemats, so I thought I’d start…

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Finding Sewing Time : Woven Hemlock Tee

Finding some regular sewing time does take some effort with the whole motherhood thing these days. At the moment, the only time I have is late at night, when I can…

strawberry pin cushion

Strawberry Pincushion

These little strawberries have been doing the rounds of the sewing blogosphere for a loooong time and I’ve had the pattern for maybe almost two years now, but some of my supplies had…

nursing/breastfeeding cover

Nursing Covers : A Sewing room for me!

Ah nursing covers…. it was one of those things that I wished I had when I had my son, but I got by with a wrap tucked under my bra strap. Well this is…

Bernina 550QE

Why I Bought A Bernina

After two Janomes, a PFAFF and now a Bernina – I can confidently say that I will never own another brand of sewing machine again. I am truly in love with my…

nappy pouch

Welcome little one and a little nappy pouch

Two weeks ago we welcomed a beautiful little girl into our family who is just perfect in every single way. Her big brother is so proud of her. He just wants to help…

gluten wheat dairy & egg free bread

Simply Nutritious Gluten, Dairy & Egg Free Bread

My son has a lot of allergies. And buying bread has just become impossible, as any gluten free bread at the supermarket now has egg in it. I adapted a…

oliver+ssunnydayshorts

Oliver + S : Sunny Day Shorts

I’ve been longing to make more garments for myself, but due to the very pregnant belly I’m currently sporting, I just simply have to wait. Meanwhile, I’ve been busy pining things I…

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The Littlest Cook

What toddler doesn’t love to pull everything out of your kitchen cupboards and pretend to play? This is what my son is currently into and he thinks he’s a master chef with his Jamie…

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Baby/Toddler Bib Pattern

During the past two weeks, I’ve managed to finish a few more pretty bibs for baby#2, who is due to arrive in 5 weeks. This time I drafted my own bib…

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Granny Square Dish Cloths

I’m getting much quicker at this crochet thing. These little pretties are out of the Lily Sugar ‘n Cream The Best of Lily Dish Cloths pattern book. The pattern book…

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Pretty Baby Bib

In between finishing up work for the holidays, spending time with my family and packing to move to Melbourne, I’m desperately trying to find a little time to do some sewing… it keeps me…

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Scrumptious Baby Love Quilt

My pretty, little baby quilt is all finished and now waiting for a little bundle of joy to be snuggled underneath it.   This is the second project I’ve made from Camille Roskelley’s…

crochet dish cloths

Crochet Dish Cloths

Image source: Favim Happy New Year everyone! I just love the start of a new year. That fresh new year feeling where you are motivated to plan for all the things you want to…

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Log Cabin Mug Rug

One of my best friends joined us for Christmas Day. It was so lovely to have her spend Christmas Day with my family. Even though my girlfriends already exchanged Christmas gifts a…

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Fly Aweigh Patchwork Pillow Case

I have wanted to make a pillow case for my son for so long and I have adored Amy’s Christmas patchwork pillow, that I made something similar for him. Fly Aweigh is a…