Tag: Love Sewing magazine

Plotting some selfish sewing

The problem with deciding to turn a hobby into a business is that you don’t have as much time for whatever you do as a hobby anymore. Most nights, once the girls are asleep, if there’s sewing (or screen-printing) to

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Project Linus

A while back, I came across a charity called Project Linus when it was featured in an issue of Love Sewing: Project Linus UK is a volunteer organisation. We aim to provide a sense of security and comfort to sick and

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Free pattern!

Do you remember the London Calling dress I made for my birthday? I used the Ruby pattern which was free with Love Sewing last year and I had a few people ask me where they could get it from. The

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Sewing lingerie

Sewing your own lingerie seems to be a big thing at the moment, with lots of sewers making their own bras particularly. I’ve got to say, I didn’t have any interest in seeing my own undies, but then when the

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Meet Simply Sewing magazine!

There’s a new sewing magazine out this month (timed just right with the start of GBSB!) called Simply Sewing. Published by the same people as Mollie Makes, it promises “fresh ideas with fabric” and is aimed at both beginners and

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Merry Christmas!

I’m officially breaking up for the holidays today, although sadly there’ll be no Christmas party or swapping of secret Santas or anything. I do love being self-employed, but there are definitely a few things I miss about my previous life.

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Hello December

The first of December is upon us… are you ready for Christmas? I’m not. Not at all. Usually by now I’m pretty much finished except for writing a few cards, so I think I’ve got a busy few weeks ahead

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A blog award :-)

Oooh, an award. Of sorts. Unfortunately there’s no shiny trophy, or a glitzy evening out where I can cry my way through an acceptance speech, but there is this pretty picture: I guess it’s more of a blog hop really,

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Blog Hop!

My first ever blog hop! Thank you to the lovely Meg who nominated me. I’ve read so many of these from people I’d consider to be “proper” sewing bloggers, so as sad as it is, I’m quite honoured! Why do

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I’m in Love Sewing!

I’ve been dying to share this for ages… I’m in issue 6 of Love Sewing!! Look, that’s my project right there on the cover; the Red Riding Hood cape. I’ve even got my mug shot on the contributors page, which

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