Listed are the posts for January 2012.

From one charm pack….

Last weekend I did some sewing. It was my MILs’ birthday 2 days before DHs’ and what do you get someone who has everything? So I made her a present: Quilted Tote BagPattern: Mad Quilters’ Quilted Tote Bag Fabric: 22 5″ charm squares of Moda Glace (which was given to me by a very lovely […]

Happy Birthday DH

My gorgeous husband is celebrating his birthday today. We’ve had the day off work, went out for lunch and he has a great new ‘toy’ to play with. His mum got him a great card which I had to share: For Airedale lovers the card can be bought from Marks & Spencers

Twisted pleated project bag

I’m trying to catch up with my sewing projects as I’ve made loads of things but forgot to blog about them. I made this bag in November for Jacky on the Crafty Threads ‘n’ Yarns Forum in a birthday swap. Twisted Pleated drawstring bagIt was a bit intimidating making her something to be honest as […]

Headphones pouch

As I go to the gym regularly now in an attempt to get full use of my leg back I’m using my ipod a lot whilst I’m exercising. So in November I made something to keep them in: Headphones pursePattern: Circle Zip Earbud Pouch tutorial by Dog Under my Desk. The fabric came in a […]



A sneaky peek

At what I was doing yesterday…..

Something cheery in January

Both DH and I returned to work today after the Christmas break. I always find January a long dismal month after Christmas so decided yesterday to make us both something to brighten up the working day. These are for DH: The pirate fabric was a small scrap from Arianwen when I first started sewing. DH […]

A little notebook cover

I decided to make a present for an friend of mine. We go back a long way but as we don’t live near each other any more I don’t see her very often & haven’t been to her new flat. So what to make for this woman who has everything without knowing what colours she […]