Cyber Monday 2016

Another sale for 2016! I’m holding this sale only on this website. Cyber Monday is the time to get the best deal on all of your digital patterns!

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Pattern Bundles of Joy!

Handbag sewing pattern bundle

I’ve been doing a bit of spring cleaning here on the blog as you may have noticed! Part of that is bringing you the best products and working towards making this blog the easiest to read, enjoy and share. This post contains affiliate links. I have added pattern bundles to the shop! These bundles come with 3 patterns that are packaged together and are discounted! These bundles are also available on Craftsy I will add more bundles as i have more pattern releases. I also have discount codes available for members of my Facebook Group. Go join up and enjoy […]

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Blog changes!

Small Blog Changes have happened. You may notice a slightly updated look, with a more responsive site. I’m bringing back the free tutorials on Friday’s which is very exciting. You can currently see all of the past Friday freebies HERE. I really loved doing it and i’m very happy to bring it back, if you have any suggestions of Friday freebies topics please comment on this post or email me! I’m juggling life, work and designing at the moment and it’s been hard not having much new content in the last few months. I have lots of new ideas that i […]

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Book Week – Easy Costumes

Blinky and nutsy

Book week is hard for busy parents like us and then the school makes it based on Australian Books which makes it even harder! In reality this means no princesses and superhero’s or store most bought costumes! Thanks… I had to talk my oldest out of going to school as a convict and i convinced him to go as Blinky Bill! YES! Easy! The blinky bill costume is read pants with a strap that goes from the back of the pants to the front of the pants with a big yellow button holding it in place. And a grey t-shirt I bought […]

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The Little Freehand Pack

I was not paid for this review however i did receive the pattern for free to review it. This post contains affiliate links. Fitting in a little bit of sewing time this week has been hard!  i did however have good motivation to sew up this little Freehand pack and review it for you.  This is a little bag with a lot of features including, three strap options, an optional divider in the main department for a water bottle and a zip pocket at the front. It includes instructions for using a pre-made double pull zip or making your own! This […]

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Craft Fair

On wednesday i visited the Perth quilt and craft fair as i do every year. The past few years i’ve been going with my sister, its great to visit with her because we appreciate all the crafts together. She loves paper craft and i get excited over all the cute stamp possibilities and wish they were fabric. She appreciates fabric, then walks off to look at more stamps. Aww sisters!  I bought my first two fat quarters within 5 minutes and my sister had her first stamp in 2! She did hold my bags while i tried out a lot of […]

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Selling Handmade

I have recently decided to stop selling handmade at markets. This was a really hard decision because i loved doing markets so much. But with the increase in designing and wanting to keep up with blogging it was getting harder and harder. Now i have made the decision i can concentrate on the parts of my business that not only make the most money but fit in with my family life more. This also means more blog posts, more designs and more sewing custom items. Part of this change is that i will be putting bags i have made previously […]

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Panic Clutch review

Panic Clutch review

*this post contains affiliate links Ever since Emma from Emkie designs released the Panic clutch i have been waiting to try it out! i was just waiting to find the perfect vinyl. Purple Vinyl! I’m not that amazing at sewing vinyl and i did procrastinate for a few days over it. But i put my walking foot on and my leather needle and i failed  practised 2 flaps before i was satisfied with my final flap. This pattern is just 1 step up from a zippered pouch and a pattern perfect to challenge a beginner! It does involve sewing over […]

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