I thought I would quickly share with you all the places you can find me! My most favourite place to hang out is Instagram. You can find me there at @sewinthegarden and @buttonsinthegarden. Sew in the Garden is my main account with lots of sewing photos and loads of colourfulness. Buttons in the Garden is… Continue reading Follow me Friday
It’s a true fact that everyone in the sewing community is in love with pockets. I therefore think you should all follow The Crafty Pinups tutorial and add heart shaped pockets to your Coco’s. Abi’s instructions are super easy to follow and include lots of pictures. This is a really quick and easy way to… Continue reading I heart pockets
I’ve made my first ever skirt! The Clemence skirt is one of my #2017makenine and is by Tilly and the Buttons, from Tillys Love at First Stitch book. I would definitely recommend Clemence for a beginner skirt sewer. It’s simple and easy construction consists of a waist band with a gathered skirt and fastens with… Continue reading Hello Clemence
Well January has been a busy, productive and creative month. I started a bullet journal at the beginning on the month and it definitely seems to be working for me. I don’t think I’m following the traditional bullet journal layout but the basics are similar. I’ll share my bullet journal with you in the next… Continue reading Where did January go?
Due to the bathroom renovations which have now spread to the spare bedroom being decorated, why just do the bathroom when you can do two rooms and have complete chaos?, I have been unable to do any sewing this week. I decided to use this as a good opportunity to clean my sewing machine. … Continue reading A Clean Machine.
This week I have definitely fallen in love with the Coco. I made my first Coco back in October and it was the most amazingly comfortable dress I have made. It’s the type of dress you can wear everyday with sparkly pumps or dress up for a meal out. This week I went… Continue reading Coco Love
Yay it’s finally finished! 1350 hexagons hand sewn to make this amazing, if I do say so myself, double sided quilt. Yes it’s taken forever, about 2 years, it was a winter evening project and wasn’t even looked at during the summer months. My hand sewing skills are now brilliant! I couldn’t decide between making… Continue reading 1350 hexies