After a longer than anticipated break, I'm back. Last year, I took some much needed time away from my blog and my business, and after a longer than anticipated break, I'm back. Running my business with all that entails together with the stress of looking after my senior Dobermann, Juno, meant I was reaching burn out. Going to the studio for any length of time on a regular … [Read more...] about Combining my Passions, Sew in Love
As you settle down with your loved ones to enjoy the Christmas celebrations this year, I wonder if you've ever thought about why we celebrate Christmas the way we do? It's easy to get caught up in the here and now, the hustle and bustle of present wrapping and food shopping, without ever thinking about the rituals and traditions that make up many family … [Read more...] about Christmas celebrations
Design your own fabric using decorative machine embroidery! I'm sure you'll agree, beautiful fabric is one of lifes' necessities...erm...ok...luxuries; the colour, the texture, the feelings it can evoke, the endless creative possibilities. You'll also be aware of how expensive good quality fabric can be. I'm not trying to talk myself out of my surface design job, but I want to … [Read more...] about Creative uses for machine embroidery.
Hello and welcome to my new website! You may notice a familiar feel which is exactly what I wanted. This isn't a total re-brand just a new platform, somewhere more suited for the new direction my business is taking. A place to build my dream. A New Direction. As my business evolves I am being pulled in a new direction. Blogging. This is an area I had never imagined would … [Read more...] about A Place to Build My Dream
I don't know about you, but I love drawstring bags. They are so handy. They can be made in all sorts of different sizes and used for so many things; from toiletries to toys and everything in between. Use them as party bags for the kiddos or as a gift bag for a friend. Use Your Stash The bag I have designed is simple but depending on your choice of fabric it could look very … [Read more...] about Drawstring Bags: Make Your Own