Liberty Scrap Boro Stars

This is the first blog in a new series called Make a Tiny difference. A chance to use our crafting abilities for good, reducing waste and recycling what we have. Today I’m looking a Tiny scrap buster – Liberty Scrap Borro Stars. If you’ve followed me a while you know I like to save and…

Happy New Year

Wow, it’s 2022. how did that happen!? Happy New Year to all of you. I can’t quite believe we have launched into another year. 2021 was a real blur of ups and downs, but 2022, it’s here and I’m feeling good about what the year is going to bring. A Happy New Year. This is…

Tiny Rainbow Bonanza

Don’t you just love the name Tiny Rainbow Bonanza? Lots of rainbow, lots of squares, lots of fun. I love a simple counted cross stitch pattern, I also love rainbows. I designed this pattern after creating the Tiny Rainbow Squares series, a set of six different 20×20 squares. There’s so much you can do with…

Construction, English Paper Pieced Crown Sewalong

My final episode to add to the English Paper Pieced Crown Sewalong and after joining the pieces together and a few days of basting we are now ready for the crown construction. This crown is almost finshed! You can head back to the start of the sewalong if you are joining me today for the…

Joining your pieces, English Paper Pieced Crown Sewalong

Another episode to add to the English Paper Pieced Crown Sewalong and after a few days of basting we are now ready for joining your pieces together. We will really start to see this take shape! You can head back to the start of the sewalong if you are joining me today for the first…

Basting – English Paper Pieced Crown Sewalong

Day 2 of the English Paper Pieced Crown Sewalong and we’re skipping to the basting. Yesterdays video was all about cutting fabric, which if you’re not sure I’d go and check it out. But today it’s time to baste. If you’re not sure what fabric to choose take a look at my sneak peak blog…

Cutting Your Fabric – English Paper Pieced Crown Sewalong

It’s officially day 1 of the English Paper Pieced Crowns sewalong and we’re kicking off with cutting your fabric. You might want to take a look back at the Introduction and choosing fabric early bird blogs and videos if you’re new to the sewalong. Today we’re focusing on cutting out. It seems straight forward but…

Choosing Your Fabric – The English Paper Pieced Crowns Sewalong

Welcome to an early bird insight to the English Paper Pieced Crowns Sewalong. The sewalong starts on Monday the 29th Nov 2021 but I am sneaking this post in early to take a look at choosing your fabric! Firstly you might want to take a look at my last post which is the introduction to…

English Paper Pieced Crowns Sewalong

I’m very excited to share with you the English Paper Pieced Crowns Sewalong.  A chance to have a go at making my English Paper Pieced Crowns at the same time as others, getting ideas and help from me and others while making your very own English Paper Piece The crowns have come about as response…

English Paper Pieced Crowns

There is one tradition around our Christmas dinner table that gets on my nerves and that is the Christmas Cracker. It’s so wasteful, not only does the packaging gets chucked the contents are normally rubbish and gets wasted too, last year I made reusable Christmas Crackers this year I’m adding English Paper Pieced Crowns. Have…