Center Stage: Janome

The first of my 'Centre Stage Features' showcasing some of my favourite sewing tools, brands and products out there. A sewing machine is like having another pair of hands for a sewist, and it is important to choose the right one. The most common question I get asked in workshops is 'what is the best… Continue reading Center Stage: Janome


Lovely weather for Laminated Fabrics!

Top Tips for Sewing with Laminated / PVC Fabrics!


‘Sew your Dream Dress’ Pattern Inspiration

Inspiration for your perfect dress pattern with a little help from 'BBC Sewing Bee Champion' Charlotte Newland! Charlotte shares her top pattern picks for upcoming sewing retreat at Muncaster Castle. MAKE! The Lakes 'Make your Dream Dress' Sewing Retreat gives you the opportunity to spend some quality time sewing the perfect dress for yourself. But… Continue reading ‘Sew your Dream Dress’ Pattern Inspiration


Modern Cross Stitch

Hello! Welcome to my first blog post! Cross Stitch was the first craft I ever learned and the first class I ever taught. I therefore thought it quite fitting to make my first blog post about... you guessed it, cross stitch! Cross stitch can be found in works dated as far back as sixth century… Continue reading Modern Cross Stitch