Quick Change Trousers

Quick Change Trousers, a photo by azmiat on Flickr. Lovely little trousers I made for my new niece, using Anna Maria Horner’s pattern from Handmade…

Finished: Striped Pyjamas

I made  these pyjama bottoms for my son, from tracing the pattern to hemming,  in a single evening. The pattern is from Sewing for Boys by…

There’s Nothing like a Real Book

What a stunning testimony to their love of books from this husband and wife team. Their bookshop is based in Toronto and the website is…

New Feature: Fabric Friday

As promised, a new feature for Fridays! As I mentioned, I’ve caught the stashing bug again and have my sights on several gorgeous new fabric…

Monsoon Boutique collection

Monsoon have a lovely fairtrade range at the moment, all profits go back into supporting women and children in India. It’s well worth a look,…

Fabric Shops I love

  I just thought I’d make a little list of my favourite fabric retailers, for reference. I now have a fairly extensive fabric collection, thanks…

Henslowe

I finished this beautiful shawl on Friday. The pattern is Henslowe by Beth Kling, who is clearly a genius. A simple, modern, reversible pattern that…