Last minute gift ideas…

With Christmas just days away, I know you will be busy wrapping and organizing presents… but what shall I do with these gift vouchers, I hear you ask… they need something to make them look more personal… Well what about a fabric envelope, which you could personalize I designed two sizes, download my free tutorial… Continue reading Last minute gift ideas…

Medallion Quilt challenge…

This challenge is the last one for all the 2020 Island Batik Ambassadors, and is also the first time I’ve made a Medallion Quilt. I wanted to use what I had left from the ‘Tread Brightly’ collection by @bellanonnaquilt for @island_batik. “A medallion Quilt is made of a central motif surrounded by multiple borders. … The center and… Continue reading Medallion Quilt challenge…

Do you love elephants?…

I’ve created an Elephant Tassel table runner, using the amazing new monochrome prints from Craftcottonco, paired with some ‘brights’. Click the link below to download my free tutorial Follow me here on my blog, and share with friends, you can also find/tag me on Instagram and Facebook with your makes. ‘Do what makes your heart smile’Happy Sewing Michelle

Introducing my ‘Newborn Cosy Bear’ collection…

I’ve collaborated with http://www.stoffabrics.com/ to bring you my new collection ‘Newborn Cosy Bear’. The collection contains a newborn bib, bandana, heart teething ring and personalized monogram tag toy. Each item can be bought separately from my ‘order’ page, or as a set. All beautifully wrapped in tissue paper, makes a perfect gift for any new… Continue reading Introducing my ‘Newborn Cosy Bear’ collection…

Free Pattern – Kyoto blush cushion covers…

Today I want to share with you a pattern I created using the new Kyoto fabric collection by Stuart Hillard for Craftcotton. Cushion covers are a great way to add a splash of colour to your living room or bedroom. Be sure to tag me with your finished cushion covers, I would love to see… Continue reading Free Pattern – Kyoto blush cushion covers…

Free pattern – Christmas gift table runner…

I’m so excited to share with you my Christmas gift table runner pattern… The gorgeous Christmas fabrics are from Craftcotton, and the batting inside in from Vliesline, sewn together using Aurifil threads. Be sure to tag me with your finished table runners, I would love to see your makes Follow me here on my blog,… Continue reading Free pattern – Christmas gift table runner…

Inspired by Nature Blog Hop plus giveaway…

During this month, all the Island Batik Ambassadors have been taking part in the ‘Inspired by nature’ blog hop, using the new summer 2020 collections. Head to http://www.facebook.com/islandbatik/ to see all the stunning quilts and to enter this weeks giveaway. Welcome to my day, I have an amazing giveaway to tell you about, plus this… Continue reading Inspired by Nature Blog Hop plus giveaway…