Sunday, 27 November 2011

Joy of the jelly roll

I had plans to try quilting for quite awhile but hadn't anticipated how difficult it would be to start! I thought the hardest part was going to be the precision and my lack of sewing knowledge but hadn't accounted for how hard it would be to even pick the fabric. 
I had some fabric in mind but just couldn't make up my mind about which fabrics looked best together so imagine my joy when the lovely Hayley at Rowan came to my rescue with an Amy Butler jelly roll. It was wonderful to have so many fabrics that worked well together and as soon as I had this I was ready to get started in a matter of minutes. So I just thought I would show you the start of my project before I head back to the sewing machine.

Friday, 18 November 2011

Clothes Show

Just starting to get ready for the Clothes Show at the begining of December (by which I mean mostly picking outfits!) so thought I would share this with you.

Tuesday, 15 November 2011

Guest blog post

Just to let you all know I have just posted a guest item for the lovely jimmy beans wool.

Tuesday, 8 November 2011

A taste of autumn

My mum grows many vegetables but by far the most precious to her are the squashes. I am not sure what I did to deserve it but the other day she let me take one from the vaults just before she safely locked the others up!
This made me start looking for the perfect recipe to do it justice and I am thinking of this squash and cider soup from the lovely food 52
I would definitely recommend a look at the site as just about everything looks utterly delicious

Thursday, 3 November 2011

Happy days

The long grey days here are making it harder to have a cheerful day so I have taken to find small ways to lift my mood.

Firstly I just wanted to saw you the beautiful box of knitting needle bracelets I ordered from the lovely  Scrapiana on etsy
And The Langley School project  makes me smile everytime I hear it.