Winter is most definitely here, and this cold snap has had us digging out scarves, hats and gloves. This tutorial caught our attention for a lovely neck warmer, a really nice take on a scarf and surprisingly simple to make! We have some lovely flannel in the shop which would work really well for this too. […]
Halloween is almost upon us, and whilst it is only once a year, if you have the time, it is nice to make something to add to the ambience! This table runner is really easy to make and would look fab with our glow in the dark Halloween fabric. Take a look at the tutorial […]
Our Autumn workshops and courses are still going strong and despite maybe a few pin pricks and mutterings under breath, everyone is coming up with some beautiful pieces of work. Our FMQ ladies are honing their skills and our Absolute Beginner’s Patchwork group made some really lovely cushions. Take a look at our course list below […]
It’s definitely been feeling a little cooler in the last couple of weeks. Far more hot drinks being consumed whilst we think about reluctantly putting the heating on! This is why we loved this little fabric mug cosy idea from Liluna. These would also make great gifts as they suggest with a nice mug. […]
It’s Autumn and the apples and pears are practically being given away at the moment (definitely around where I live anyway). How about making your own gorgeous pear pin cushion out of felt or fabric? This autumnal creative was designed and made by Kaaren at The Painted Quilt. We love it! Thank you Kaaren […]
It’s been a busy summer with the Kids Summer Sewing workshops. Here are their other makes – an applique cushion and a Freddie Fish Laundry bag (more used for sweets and as a swimming bag I think!). Don’t they look amazing? They all did brilliantly!
We found this lovely little skirt online to make for the hot summer weeks. Quick and easy to make, and best of all you can use your quilting fabric (or indeed pop into the shop – loads to choose from perfect for skirts). I’ll be seeing what I can whizz up over the next […]
Look at these fabulous Exploding Pineapple Quilts! The girls from our Kids Quilt Club have worked very hard on these, and we’re sure you’ll agree that the results are definitely something to be proud of. Well done all!
The school play beckoned. Charlie was “Mama Bear”. Mama Bear required an apron. Obviously. Very necessary to be perfectly styled when you run the Porridge Pot! Instead of sending in one of our kitchen aprons, I decided that Mama Bear should have a proper pinny. Perfect for all well dressed Mama Bears everywhere. I found […]
One of our lovely ladies, Gill, has been busy making a couple of these handbag tidies. They need five FQ’s and a small zip and Gill said that they’re quick and easy to make but oh-so-useful too. Having made her first one, her daughter wanted one too so Gill rustled up her second – this time in […]