Bryn’s pirate quilt.

It has taken me a very long time but I’ve finally finished this quilt! I was very pleased with how my first quilt turned out (here) so I thought I’d try and do another. This one did not turn out quite so well however.

I got some quite funky pirate fat quarters for my birthday (back in October) and was told I had to make my five year old son, Bryn, a quilt. Continue reading

Cra-z loom bracelets

I got the kit for the crazy loom bracelets for my birthday and the day after I really wanted to have a go at making some jewelry so I found the easiest bracelet to make. It is called the basic bracelet  and it is really easy.


Once I had started I felt like I couldn’t stop so I moved on to a harder bracelet to make. It’s called the bridge-style bracelet. When I got on with doing it though, I realised that I had taken a big step up from the basic bracelet. I found it very hard to get started but soon I got the hang of it and I soon finished my second bracelet.


This bracelet is called a Waterfall bracelet and my mum made it. It took her several attempts to get the hang of it too.


This is me wearing all of the bracelets that me and my mum made:


Happy Easter! 🐣🐇😁

Wraparound top

My UFOs were not really inspiring me so I was a bit naughty and went and started (and finished so that’s OK) a new project. This is the Cap-Sleeved Baby Doll Top from Simple Modern Sewing. It is the one on the front cover.


I was given this book for my birthday back in October and after a lot of agonising decided to sew the very first project in it. The first nightmare was deciphering the patterns. Continue reading