Archive for March, 2014

Chicken tea cosy

March 28th, 2014 | Sewing | 7 Comments

This week I came across a picture of my chicken tea cosy on Pinterest and then the next day a lady wrote and asked where she could find the free pattern for it. Funny how that happens. So, the pattern is here: Pattern – Hen Tea Cosy You’re welcome!

Artisan apron

March 26th, 2014 | Artisan apron, Sewing | 31 Comments

  As you may know, I work from home in a little room off the kitchen and I used to find myself doing all the things that needed to be done instead of actually working. If you work from home I’m sure you know what I’m talking about! After much thought I realised that I needed a work uniform, something […]


March 13th, 2014 | Other | 9 Comments

I’ve been seeing a lot of candlewick bedspreads in the charity shops lately. And I’ve bought a few despite not really liking them (yucky, pastel colours) and having no idea what to do with them once I got them home. But I’ve finally learnt to trust my instincts on such things. And then last week whilst in one of […]


March 6th, 2014 | Other | 4 Comments

Sorry for repeating myself here but my little rabbit pattern does get very popular at this time of year and I thought I’d make him nice and easy for you to find. Rabbit is such a simple charming fellow that you’ve still got plenty of time to stitch a whole warren of them before Easter! You can find the free Rabbit PDF […]


So, here I am to announce the happy winner of my ‘Hearty Good Wishes’ fat quarter bundle. There were 654 comments (wow! Thank you!) and the random number generator I used chose comment number 426- so many congratulations Sue Bennett! Please email me your address and I will rush to the post office with your […]