My Blogger to WordPress Experience.

My move from blogger to wordpress was not a move that i took lightly. I had a view to do it from the beginning of my blog if it had become somewhat of an income maker. I researched hosts and decided on Hostgator which i’m very thankful for because i had to use their live chat! The move started off well went well to begin with. I already had the domain so i needed to organise the subdomain and point to that. I created my wordpress site on the subdomain first so the site would not have too much down […]

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Secret Pocket Tutorial – BG Bag – Guest Post

Secret Pocket

I’m so excited to introduce this awesome tutorial! Beverley from Beverley Power Handmade has made her second completely reversible BG bag and it has a secret pocket! I thought it was such an amazing and inventive idea that i had to get her to write this tutorial! Check out Beverley’s page here and follow her on Instagram here!

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New Pattern Spree – March Creations

Since going to PDF sewing patterns from paper patterns i haven’t really looked back! I still buy the occasional paper pattern but i have a huge amount of PDF patterns. I’m always careful to check my files before purchasing a new one as i might already have it! Here are a few of my favourites i have bought recently made last month. Nappy Cover – Tadah Patterns knotted headband pattern – Rabbit Rabbit Creations  Angie by Sis Bloom I made my first dress for myself… I know, weird that it’s taken so long but i never found a pattern i liked that was […]

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InDesign Cheat Sheet – Free Printable

I’ve been doing the Pattern Workshop course and I’m totally loving it! I decided to make myself a InDesign cheat sheet to help myself get better at shortcuts. I thought some of you might use InDesign for your pattern or graphic art work. Click on the picture below to download the cheat sheet printable. Just a short little blog because i’m working hard on my next few patterns! I also have a heap of custom orders, sewing for markets and general business stuff keeping me super busy! Keep an eye on my Instagram to see all the bits and pieces! […]

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February Creations and reaching some goals

Hey there! Just letting you know You’ll see some affiliate links in this post. However please know everything i write is my own opinion and words. It’s such an exciting time with Lorelei Jayne. I’ve decided to spend sometime doing some extra learning about digitalising sewing patterns better. So I’ve signed up for Pattern Workshop and It’s awesome! I’m learning so much and talking to some great designers too! The course is really detailed and yet fast and understandable. I’ve decided i’m going to start right from the beginning and pick up all the helpful tips and tricks i can. I also […]

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Paper Pieced Pencil Case – Back to School Series

paper pieced pencil case

This paper pieced pencil case (try saying that 10 times) isn’t for my son. This is for me! I’ll use it to hold my crochet hooks instead of pencils. it is designed it for pencils! It’s so adorable and this fabric! I have the whole collection it’s called what a Gem. Lets get this tutorial started! It’s paper piecing at it’s easiest. You can download the pattern HERE You’ll need fabric scraps for the top batting or fusible fleece 5.5″ x 10.5″ 1 piece of outer fabric (the back) 5.5″ x 10.5″ 2 pieces of lining 5.5″ x 10.5″ 1 […]

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November Creations and December Goals

Crazy busy month! I’ve had my own Birthday skirt market and about 4 showcases to sew for as well as a few custom orders. I’ve sewn every single day this month and love it! I’m loving my crocheting too and have begun my next baby blanket which won’t take me long to finish! I’ve included my favourite creations for the past month! Cute little flutter top and bloomer set Christmas flutter for the Christmas party time showcase Tulip Skirts available for custom order on our Facebook Vintie dress for the Made with love Showcase Grace dress for the Made with love […]

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September Creations and Goals for October

I’ve created so much this month! Also tried out new things which i love doing! Library bag: My first library bag for a little boy! i loved this bag so much because star wars and i also personalised it with a name label! see my label tutorial if you want to give it a go! I also made the handles thick so it’s easy to hold on to and better for the star wars fabric. Double ruffle grace dress – butterflies My customer loved this fabric and it was hard to decide which outfit she wanted out of it. it’s […]

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