Christmas Pyjamas!!

Who wouldn’t want a gorgeous, hand made pair of Pyjamas this Christmas? I know I shall be whipping up a few pairs to give as gifts, so I thought I’d share how to make up Pyjamas, without having to buy a Pattern! I have sorted out the following, super simple printables for you all to follow, which illustrate how to …

Christmas Presents: Pot Pinchers & Oven Gloves!

How is this for a useful gift? As I have said before I really like to make Christmas Gifts for everyone each year however; I also like to make them useful which can sometimes be a challenge! A couple years ago I discovered that Thermal Wadding is on the market- for a very reasonable price- which meant that that year …

Making your own Christmas Cards

Making your own Christmas Cards is a very satisfying experience! For years I have grabbed a couple potatoes and happily stamped away however; for this tutorial I have updated the technique slightly to produce permanent stamps which can be re-used again and again. You will need: Sticky Back Foam (click here to buy) Acrylic Blocks (Click here to buy) Scalpel Paper Scissors …

Welcome to the world Baby Boy!

Many, many apologies for the complete abandonment of Christmas Month!! Late last week my Brothers Baby was born, and I am afraid he skew-whiffed everything as only Babies can do! His name is Errol and he is completely adorable, so I forgave him instantly!! I shall be continuing the Tutorials and Articles as planned however; they will span an extra …

Doe Eyed Deer Christmas Decoration

Now, I’m not going to lie to you! I completely copied this idea from the new Cath Kidston Catalog!! However; I think these are cuter, and much cheaper!!   You will need: Felt in a Deer Colour (I chose Red, but you could use a Pale Brown, Pink or something wild!) White Felt Stuffing Ribbon Needle, Thread, Pins and Scissors …

Notions: Handy Guide to Decorative Stitching

Look at this wonderful thing that I just stumbled upon!   I thought many of us would find this interesting and useful, I love the way Vintage Sewing Books use plain ol’ stitches to build up patterns, You just don’t see this very much nowadays! Might have to try that Parallel Feather Stitch quite soon… and how beautiful would all of these look on …

How to Make Vintage Christmas Tree Lights

These Vintage style Christmas Tree Lights make me so happy!! I think it’s a truly delightful Christmas Month make, ideal for a little crafting by oneself or something simple to do with smaller Children. I first saw the idea on Pinterest some time ago and this is my take on things… considering they’re made from Felt, they really do light …