Category Archives: Current projects.

Sewing projects that are currently taking up my time.

SAL 55: Happy New Year!

Hello everyone and Happy New Year. I hope you all had a wonderful, restful Christmas. I have managed to get a little bit of sewing done over the last three weeks and have started working on this sweet design by … Continue reading

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SAL 53: Yay, Happy Dance!

Hi everyone, another 3 weeks has flown by and the dark nights are setting in! So, I have finally finished my little ballerina mouse embroidery, designed by Jenny McWhinney. The design has been pre-printed on a linen fabric and the … Continue reading

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Can you have too many pincushions?

I wanted a fun, quick little project to fill a couple of hours that could also be given away as a gift. So I decided to make a little (or rather big) deluxe pincushion. The pattern is by Heidi Staples … Continue reading

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SAL 52: Making mousy progress!

Another three weeks have flown by and I have a little bit of progress to show you! Last time we came together my little embroidery looked like this…. But now it looks like this….. As you can see I have … Continue reading

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Ribbon work pouch

I sew enjoyed the last two ribbon work projects designed by Tanya Haines of ‘The Common Thread’ that I decided to try and incorporate one of the designs onto the topper for a WIP pouch. I drew out the design … Continue reading

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SAL 51 – Whoops!

Hi everyone, sorry I missed the last postings – things were a little crazy as school reopened and everything else took a back seat. I have made a little progress on my little mouse ballerina embroidery, designed by Jenny McWhinney. … Continue reading

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Birthday treats

My birthday was a little while ago – in fact it falls on National Embroidery Day, which I always think is very apt for me! I have recently joined a small group of ladies on IG who take part in … Continue reading

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A return to ribbon work….

Following on from the spring needle roll case designed by Tanya Haines of ‘The Common Thread’, I decided to try another ribbon work project. This time I chose the Step into Spring’ ribbon 🎀 work needle case. It looked so pretty … Continue reading

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SAL 50: ballet shoes

I have had more time to sew in the last few weeks, as it is the school holidays, Yay! That said, I have been carrying on with other projects as well as my SAL project. But here is where I … Continue reading

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Swap happy

I love to take part in swaps and usually do a couple each year. My favourites are at Christmas and are hosted by Tracy from https://www.instagram.com/madaboutbags/ But this year I am taking part in a birthday swap hosted by Jenny … Continue reading

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