When I discovered The Local Look around 8 months ago, I was immediately taken by their ethos and Continue reading “Taking a look at The Local Look”
I’m excited to be back at the amazing Handmade Canberra markets this March on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th. I’m also thrilled to be alongside so many amazing makers from around Australia. As well as showcasing some of my new designs, Continue reading “Hooray for Handmade!”
Phew, what a year 2015 was! The months seemed to rush by with no sign of slowing down. For me, last year was jam-packed with family, friends, sewing, knitting, cooking, holidays, school, markets and keeping shops stocked. It was a lot of fun, but super busy.
When 2016 arrived, I made one “resolution” of sorts, Continue reading “A long time coming…”
I love knitting. I love the relaxing nature of the knitting process, I love the amazing range of patterns that are available, I love the incredible wool, alpaca and other fibres available, the colours, well, everything really! Ok, maybe not un-ravelling… Continue reading “Knit one, purl one…”
I’m always looking for new challenges with knitting or sewing and children’s birthday presents can present the perfect opportunity! I’d been wanting to make a zippered pencil case for ages, so seized the chance when a birthday party was coming up.
The Autumn days are growing longer and a cool chill is descending in the evening. Winter is around the corner with sniffles and sneezes to follow.
The humble hanky, although often overlooked, is incredibly practical and Continue reading “The humble hanky”
It’s not quite summer yet, but the weather is warming up and the plants are looking thirsty. The bright sunshine calls for vibrant colours and I love these vintage cotton fabrics for that reason. I’ve made some Continue reading “A vintage summer”
I love spring time! We’re still in the last month of Winter, but it is so close. Somehow the air seems fresher and blossoms are starting Continue reading “Sewing for Spring”
Beautiful. Earth-friendly. Handmade.