Tag: Mollie Makes

Good Day!

Today my subscription copy of Mollie Makes arrived and I had to make the cover gift straight away. Literally within 30 minutes of the postman dropping it off, this pretty awesome banner was hanging in the living room. Of course,

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Screen-printing, sewing and a birthday

Hello! It’s been such a busy couple of weeks here, including my big squish’s 4th birthday, which was a decidedly My Little Pony-themed affair. Totally off topic, but how cool is this pony we had made for her? Of course

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Mollie Makes Handmade Awards 2015

Have you heard about the Mollie Makes Handmade Awards? The first ever one was last year and this year there are five categories you can enter: Youth Award:  For creative entrepreneurs aged 18 to 25 who haven’t yet established a

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Woohoo! New fabric has arrived!

  Look at it! All bright and geometric and, well, awesome! It’s always a risk finding a new supplier of anything, especially when you’re having things flown from halfway around the world, but it was certainly worth the wait. Plus it

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Hello March!

Spring is almost here, and I don’t know about you, but I feel like my mood has been lifted already. I really struggle to motivate myself throughout the winter. I’ve got lots planned for March though and, I’m really loving

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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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Photocraft: Sharing the love

As I mentioned in my last blog post, I had an amazing time at the Photocraft Inspiration Day. One of the best parts was meeting some great people who are making some beautiful products. I really want to share their

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A sewing space

I think I’ve mentioned before that I sew on my dining room table. Obviously, this isn’t ideal as I can’t leave any works in progress out and the time I can use the table is pretty limited. Well, no more! Excitingly,

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The Handmade Fair

Yesterday I went to Kirstie Allsopp’s Handmade Fair at Hampton Court Palace with my lovely friend Sally. We booked the tickets an absolute lifetime ago (ok  April, but it seems like forever) so we’ve been looking forward to it for

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Bank Holiday Blues

So it’s another not-so-sunny Bank Holiday weekend here, so that usually means I get a bit of time to sew whilst the Squishes are occupied playing with Daddy. Not so this weekend. Warning: I’m going to have a bit of moan

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