Archive April 2014

The Vilene Sewing Club: Log Cabin Pot Holder

The Vilene Sewing Club: Log Cabin Pot Holder

April 30, 2014 | Crafts | 1 Comment

 Add a modern twist to a kitchen classic with a fun blend of designer print cottons. Skills you’ll master…log cabin piecing – using Vilene...

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Triangle Motif Knitted Throw

Triangle Motif Knitted Throw

April 29, 2014 | Crafts | 4 Comments

Inspired by modern Scandinavian design, this triangle-motif throw is a stylish investment project, and a great way to hone your colourwork skills.  Don’t worry...

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Guest Post: Jessica Biscoe from Jessica Joy

Guest Post: Jessica Biscoe from Jessica Joy

April 28, 2014 | Guest Post | 5 Comments

Knitting is one of those pastimes that will never cease to make me smile. Once of the things that I love the most about...

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Style Sunday: The Tutu Skirt

Style Sunday: The Tutu Skirt

April 27, 2014 | Style | 1 Comment

Nothing is more whimsy than the tutu. I am fully aware that I should have hung up these frothy frilly skits a loooong time...

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At Home Gel Manicure – Tried & Tested

At Home Gel Manicure – Tried & Tested

April 26, 2014 | Style, Tried & Tested | 1 Comment

At home manicures is one of the quickest and easiest ways to feel pampered after a long week – and wouldn’t it be great...

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Fab Fabrics Friday!

Fab Fabrics Friday!

April 25, 2014 | Style | 1 Comment

I’m going to just go ahead and call it like it is…Today is a Fab Fabric Friday! Just like all y’all, I know deep...

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Guest Post: Love Sewing Magazine Editor – Helen Mclaughlin

Guest Post: Love Sewing Magazine Editor – Helen Mclaughlin

April 24, 2014 | Reads | 3 Comments

When two of my favourite things come together, I know it is going to be a happy day! And, when those two things are sewing...

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The Vilene Sewing Club: Easy Baby Bib

The Vilene Sewing Club: Easy Baby Bib

April 23, 2014 | Crafts | No Comments

Create a reversible baby bib using a combination of stunning contemporary prints. Skills you’ll master…piecing contrast panels, working curved seams, neatening and clipping seams,...

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Strawberry & Kiwi Coconut Water Cooler

Strawberry & Kiwi Coconut Water Cooler

April 22, 2014 | Eats | No Comments

NEWSFLASH! THIS JUST IN: EASTER CHOCOLATES ARE NOT PART OF YOUR FIVE A DAY! I know, I am just as shocked to find that out...

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Sewing World Magazine: Hand Embroidery Special

Sewing World Magazine: Hand Embroidery Special

April 21, 2014 | Reads | No Comments

Over the last few weeks, amongst other things, I have been keeping my head down working on something a little special for the latest...

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