Welcome 2016, any chance you saw what happened to 2015?

Well, there it is then, a new year.  A fresh twelve months in which to attempt to clear the stash, sort the piles of wobbly fabrics begging to be made and rifle through pages of Burda patterns, PDFs and pattern cutting books.

2015 passed in a bit of a blur for me, it’s wasn’t my most sucessful year!  So here’s to a new beginning, although I am certainly not going to write any resolutions or that sort of stuff.  I find if I make those things too definite, they never get done! (weird I know)

I’d like to start by welcoming followers, new and old to my little world of sewing and fabric buying.  There will be posts (intermittent) and purchases (frequent), and in my head I would have written a dozen blog posts a month – definitely not per week.  So if you can possibly stand the non-regularity with which I run my life, it’ll be good to see you all on the other side.

I am at present looking at a whole stack of things I have made in the last few months, but apart from a little peak on Instagram, haven’t shown anyone.  Not sure whether to correct this by running up a pile of posts or cramming the makes into just a few round-up posts.  I might let you guys decide.

In the meantime, enjoy munching the last few slices of Christmas cake, putting away the remains of the decorations and thinking of gym memberships.  I will start working on actually showing you all what I’ve been making, what I thought of it and whether it’s worth making again!

Happy New Year everyone!

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Wearing handmade to a winter wedding

Welcome 2012

Well, it has been a while!  Alopogies for being AWOL.  I must be the most frustrated sewist around at the moment!  I haven’t been able to get near my own work for a long time now.

There is a word of caution to all those who start to sew, and then show off their accomplishments.  Other people want you to “do something” for them.  Hemming.  Repairs.  CURTAINS!!  AAARRRGGGHHH

However, I am chronically incapable of using the “no” word, so I guess the pain has been self inflicted.  My New Year’s Resolution??  To be more disciplined, and to say “NO”!

A very Happy New Year to all, may you have many opportunities to succeed beyond your expectations!