Back in April I came across Sew Essential on Instagram @sewessentialuk. I clicked through to watch a You Tube Video where I saw this gorgeous Spotted Cotton Poplin shirting. It is just the sort of thing my husband would love to wear. That was it. I decided, I was going to make him a shirt for Fathers day!… Continue reading New Look 6197
May has been a great month and was super excited to recieve an email from girl charlee UK and to see 2 of my makes being selected for knitpicks again this month with one of my little ladies I have not been able to showcase a different outfit everyday via my instagram account @crusicroom but… Continue reading A kinda May roundup
If you follow me on Instagram you probably know, I have a love affair with Patterns for Pirates! Every pattern I have used has suited me and has made me feel super confident. Last year I wore many pencil skirts and sweet tees and a few essential tank in the shirt length. Adding bands to clothing… Continue reading Maxi Dress Love
Until a couple of weeks ago I had only really attempted PDF patterns from U.S Indie pattern houses. I have loved the process of learning to sew with knit fabric and using these patterns again and again, Several are definite firm favourites in my wardrobe. That being said I had not realised how much more I had to learn until I started my first 'printed… Continue reading I made a Coco or two….. ok then I made three!!
Sewing and Crochet are such big things in my life! I love being a Mummy and a Wife and am so proud of my family, however my crafting gives me a personal sense of achievement . Whether that is from wearing a garment I have made, which makes me feel good or, the excitement my children have when wearing something I have made them.… Continue reading What an exciting morning…. well for me anyway!
It has been a little while since I last wrote a blog post. We have had 2 and a half weeks off school for the Easter Holidays, which has meant very little sewing time for me. As a Mummy I needed to focus on my little people and keeping them fed, watered and happy! I have managed some crafting time, I love the… Continue reading Intermittent Crafting
....... Yes I am biased! Hey everyone! Welcome back to my little blog. I hope you have had a great week? This week I have done far too much sewing, and our poor house is suffering big time, but housework can wait...... right? Last week I was lucky enough to have my beautiful Pfaff Ambition… Continue reading Too much cuteness…..
I adore my Mother in Law (a.k.a Grandma)! She is always there for me when I need a chat, or just to waffle on about random crafty ideas I have whizzing round my head at 100 mph. She even told me the other day instead of talking about it all the time just get on… Continue reading Spring Meadow
Over the years I have made several makes for charity and here is a selection of a few of them. I will be sharing my charity makes along the way with details of how you can join in too.
I wanted to Crochet for such a long time but I just could not get to grips with the hook or how to hold the yarn. I had already 'mastered' knitting, well when I say 'mastered' I really mean I can make a knit stitch and a purl stitch! Drop a stitch and oh my I break out in a cold… Continue reading Love a good blanket