I’m creating my own wall of suitcases and staining the shelves for them. Suitcases that I’ve bought over the last three weeks are filling with family papers and photos ready to be re-read and provide ideas for my writing. Then I will create space in my sewing room to re-arrange my fabric. And here it is – … More Re-creating


Sometimes jeans are too long -well most times for short peeps…so I sew them shorter! Here is an example of shortened jeans that fitted with the original stitching… yes…each style varies and I work it in. My industrial sewing machine is capable of such. I enjoy sewing denim…. and soon I hope to start a new … More Alterations


This ‪#‎fiddlerug‬ for‪ #‎dementiacare‬ patients. I make them as part of the local branch of the ‪#‎CountryWomensAssociation‬ which ultimately sends them to relevant care centres. When a patient is given a ‪#‎rug‬, they end up taking it home. One idea is to create a path so that if the patient can’t see then they are led to … More Fiddlerugs

Sewing Lessons

Today I enjoyed giving a second lesson to my thirteen year old grand-daughter. She completed a pair of shorts. I was rather impressed with how she researched on the ‘net what she wanted to make, and it meant I was on a learning curve too, interpreting the pattern on the go. There’s no doubt that … More Sewing Lessons

Clowning around

I adore these two childhood clowns my girls had. They hung in their bedrooms but now of course, I am their keeper! My aunty, now long gone, inspired me with her creativity and these can be made to order by me in colours to suit your child’s bedroom or nursery. They hang easily from a … More Clowning around


Custom request for  crop-top style under garment that is easy to wear and feels comfortable. This is a project in progress and the client and I are working towards the best solution for her needs. Currently we are exploring a range of fabrics and designs. It’s not always easy to wear shop bought items as fabrics … More ‘Specially4U