Patterns, patterns and more patterns.

So in an attempt to stop looking at fabric and find a way to use up what I already have.  I have found a site with a couple of designs that look great.  The patterns are by Jeni Baker and the site is  Now I feel I should be honest here, I was looking at … Continue reading Patterns, patterns and more patterns.

Half Way There

A few week back I found out about this fabric designer Carolyn Friedlander.  I just fell in love with her fabrics and really wanted to purchase her architextures range, especially the Jelly Roll, but I can’t find it anywhere, and I mean anywhere in the world.  If you know of anyone anywhere who has the architextures jelly … Continue reading Half Way There

Spode Tapestry – Complete

One of the promises I made myself when I ordered my new sewing machine was to finish off all old projects, and not to purchase anymore fabric until I had used all my existing fabrics up.  Well I have to say I have made this pack with myself before, but this time I am pretty … Continue reading Spode Tapestry – Complete

Sews Metallic Thread Like A Dream

OMG, I thought the thread cutter was the best thing last night, but no, that has been set to the second best thing.  Metallic thread just sews on this machine, don’t need to do anything special.  I have been trying all my metallic threads from the expensive stuff to the cheap stuff and it just … Continue reading Sews Metallic Thread Like A Dream

The New Machine Has Arrived

I am so excited.  I was going to video unboxing the new sewing machine, but just couldn’t contain myself so you will need to wait a bit longer to get a video. So it started with picking it up this afternoon from the shop.  We had a bit of fun fitting the two large boxes … Continue reading The New Machine Has Arrived

Hexi Coaster – Similar But Not The Same

So I posted yesterday that I was going to sew the Log Cabin Hexi Potholders.  I decided to use the idea but not make it a potholder, but a coaster for my sewing table.  In insight should have stuck with there method of construction, but I wanted to try something different and leant what not … Continue reading Hexi Coaster – Similar But Not The Same

My New Baby Has Been Ordered

So I have bitten the bullet and ordered my new Janome Horizon Memory Craft 15000 v2.0  I am so excited!!!!  Hoping to get it next week. I have down loaded the user manual (here is the PDF if you want to take a look), it was a little hard to find but Janome Japan had it, and … Continue reading My New Baby Has Been Ordered

In The Market For A New Baby

After 15 years I have finally decided to replace my current Janome Memory Craft 10000 with a new Janome Horizon Memory Craft 15000.     to a     I love using my MC 10000 machine to embroider and quilt.  The software you use to create designs is great, and has just got better over the … Continue reading In The Market For A New Baby