Sometime early last year I came across a post on Instagram where someone had shared a picture of their newly completed socks using the Winwick Mum sockalong pattern. Now sock knitting had been in the back of my mind for quite a considerable amount of time, although something I had not really researched how to get going. … Continue reading Challenge – Knit my own socks!
Hey there, So I am back to tell you about my recent experience of being a test knitter for the very talented Jem from Under the Olive tree knits Jem has a really keen eye for detail and has produced some beautiful patterns. I know Jem's main passion is designing Shawls and let me tell you… Continue reading Click Clack – My experience as a first time test knitter.
Hey Everyone, It has been a very long time since I last wrote on my little blog. I have been busy knitting and crocheting. I am in the process of putting a little blog post together about some of my creations. However....... my Dressmaking journey had taken a far too comfy position in the back… Continue reading I’m still here!
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…..