The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift

I’ve had these in my studio for months but I though they are the perfect mother’s day gift.  I love them and really hope you do too. These lovely Liberty notebooks are a perfect size to pop into your handbag and would make a really lovely present this mother’s day or for someone you love.  Giving a beautiful present means so much to our loved ones – it makes them feel really special which is a great thing. I absolutely love a notebook to jot my ideas and thoughts down.  These make great pads for your shopping lists, ideas and …

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Little Lady Liberty Book – En Francais!

I’m very excited to tell you that my new book Little Lady Liberty has been published in French!  The French really love Liberty fabric so it’s great that my book will be available for them to buy and make the lovely things from the book.  The Lilly duvet set sewing project is shown here but there are over 20 sewing projects in the book – all for little girls.    

Handy Sewing Tips – From My Book Little Lady Liberty

Thanks to my publisher, I can share these handy sewing tips with you from my recent book ‘Little Lady Liberty’. Hopefully, you will find some of the techniques helpful when cutting, pinning and finishing seams. I have also included clever methods of quickly sewing patchwork squares together, turning fabric tubes right side out, how to master button holes and a brief guide to hand sewn stitches. Little Lady Liberty is packed with over 20 simple sewing projects for little girls from projects for the bedroom to twirly girly garments and many other pretty little things. You can buy my book …

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Fleur Embellished Party Skirt – from Little Lady Liberty

A free party skirt pattern for you – one of the projects from my new book ‘Little Lady Liberty’.  I’ve used Liberty of London fabric but any pretty floral fabric would look great. This is my modern take on the kind of heavily embellished, traditional skirt worn with pride on special occasions by girls and women from different cultures across the world. If, like me, you have a closely guarded stash of ribbons, this is a great way to dip into your collection.  Take time to enjoy putting different combinations together, to create your very own heirloom masterpiece.  It’s surprising …

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Little Lady Liberty Blog Hop – Hop Hop Hurray!

It’s so exciting to be starting the ‘Blog Hop’ for my very first book ‘Little Lady Liberty’.  A year ago, I never would have dreamt of being in print and I certainly didn’t know what a “Blog Hop’ was – so here goes. So, I thought I would tell you about one of my favourite projects that I designed for the book.  The Orla Pencil Case was inspired by my love of pencil cases and stationery.  It’s named after the daughter of one my friends and is a lovely simple project, yet really effective in its design. I especially loved …

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Little Lady Liberty – New Book!

Over 20 simple sewing projects for little girls. My brand new (first!) book is finally here and I’m really excited to be sharing it with you! Little Lady Liberty has been inspired by my lifelong love for Liberty fabrics; the huge range of magical prints is perfect for making beautiful things for children.  I love making and sewing a project with a beloved one in mind, something they can play with or wear.  A gift like a dress, a toy, a cushion or quilt becomes woven into their childhood. All of the projects are named after little girls I know; …

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