Welcome to the Family Janome

IT’S HERE!! IT’S HERE!!! If you follow this blog even infrequently then you will know that I’ve been after a new sewing machine for quite some time! It was my Birthday last week and instead of gifts I received donations towards ‘Amy’s Sewing and Crafts Fund’ from my wonderful family – they all seemed to […]

Quilting and Patchwork Class!

Howdy folks! If you read this post the other day then you might know that I’ve started a quilting and patchwork course at my local college! No, I’m not a pensioner… I just happen to enjoy a good craft! For my Birthday in August, Ian gave me my first sewing machine and since then I’ve […]

A Novice Sewing A Cushion

Last month I was given a sewing machine for my birthday and I managed to complete my first project – a cushion! Well, actually I made 2 cushions 😀 Pretty successful, eh? I am so very proud of them that I thought I would share with you how I made them. Now, I know there […]

A Birthday Bonanza

Hello friends! To start of this post I just want to take the time to welcome all of you wonderful new subscribers and also give a tip of the hat to all of the old ones for sticking with me for this long! You can’t imagine my sheer delight when I open an email notification […]

Sewing Tutorials for Beginners

Last week I talked about my new sewing machine which I am completely in love with! It is the Sy machine from Ikea and so far I cannot fault it. I think I’ve picked up the basic from following the instruction manual and now I’m ready for a project – enter the internet. I have […]

It’s My Birthday and I’ll Sew if I Want To…

Yay! My birthday is just around the corner and my super-sweet current squeeze gave me the gift of craftiness – a sewing machine! I had been looking at them forever and decided that there was no point in getting a fancy-smanchy one since I am a total beginner. I took to the blogisphere to look […]

Craft Supplies Haul

A while ago I posted that I was getting back to my crafty roots and oh boy am I! In the past month I have created Memory Shadow Boxes, a DIY Melted Crayon Canvas and another canvas with a nifty Chevron design. I have so many more projects coming up so definitely watch this space! […]