27th - 29th January
Spring Quilt Festival, Ardingly
Wonderful displays of quilts to see, plenty of shopping opportunities and experts to 'show you how'. Order your tickets and get more information here .
2nd - 4th February
Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts, EventCity, Manchester
A show for stitchers, knitters and hobbyists full of ideas, inspiration and craft supplies. Plus workshops, demonstrations and new product lau ..
What have you all been sewing lately? Here's a little update on my sewing adventures!
I've been dying to try out this Lisette (B6168) pattern from Butterick for a long time. I really liked all the extra detail in the design around the neck, waist and cross over. I was not sure how the gathers over the waistline would look on me so this was a bit of a gamble.
With the arrival of some new fabrics from Dashwood Studios, I was inspired to make it up in time for Christmas using ..
Knitted Animal Cozies: 35 wooly creatures to keep warm by Fiona Goble
Anyone who knows me, knows I love messing about with knitting and the dafter the project the happier I am.....no lacy cardigans for me. So this book, with everything from caterpillar lip-balm covers to a whale phone cover is my kind of book.
I love the creations in this book and can't wait to make more, I think the salamander pencil case next!
This book includes great illustrations to remind you of sti ..
We have just received our first delivery of DASHWOOD and SEVENBERRY fabrics from Anbo Textiles. I have had my eye on their collections for while as they work with some exciting designers producing quality fabrics at a middle of the range price.
The Polar Bears fabric is a Japanese imported fabric from Sevenberry fabrics. It is slightly heavier than a quilting cotton and so ideal for cushion covers, curtains and blinds, more details here. (http://www.ministryofcraft.co.uk/shop/fabric/ ..
I love the course it was my first one and I actually made a purse, so proud of it. The tutor was really patient and was a true professional but friendly.
I'm looking forward towards my second course next month. Thank you I thoroughly enjoyed it.
Thank you for a great day which was most enjoyable and very helpful. I can't wait to get going on my machine now. I've been enthusing about it to my daughter
and daughter in law who were most impressed with my proudly displayed 'makes'.
Just attended the conquer my sewing machine course, really enjoyed it, tutor was very helpful, can't wait to get some practice in and finally put my machine
to use, will definitely be doing more courses, no stopping me now!!!