Simplicity Book and Patterns

I was pretty excited at the opportunity go get sewing when Michelle asked me to review the Simplicity Simply The Best Sweing Book and patterns for my little girl. I have previously made patchwork Christmas stockings, a patchwork quilt for a kingsized bed, bunting, pillowcases with applique and a few little lovelies; my favourite being Isla’s little mad cow, so I am not a total stranger to sewing. The projects I have undertaken have very much been fun projects for {Read More}

Baker Ross Craft Afternoon – Fun With Friends

Does your little one love making mess? Ours love it, especially when they are allowed to make it! Baker Ross have some brilliant craft ideas, craft kits and inspiration for any crafts you might be into. I think crafting is really therapeutic and because Isabella loves it, it’s such a nice activity to do together; the best thing about it is that you can do it inside on rainy days or take it outside and be as messy as you {Read More}

Make Your Own Teething Necklace

What you will need for your teething necklace: • a piece of fabric at least 44 inches long (this can be one piece or lots of different pieces sewn together) • beads: 1 inch (9 ish) • ribbon: 2 feet • scissors, sewing machine (can be done by hand but it’s a lot more time consuming and tricky) 1) First cut your fabric into a 3.5 inch X 44 inch strip and fold so that the fabric is inside out. 2) Sew it using {Read More}

Make your own personalised Christmas stocking

              How to make your personalised Christmas stocking: You can buy everything you need from your local Hobbycraft or an equivalent store. To start, you can either buy a pre-made plain stocking (£2.49), or use the template Hobbycraft supply at:  http://www.hobbycraft.co.uk/Assets/Ideas/Templates/1397_template.gif. I bought the pre-made stocking as I don’t have a sewing machine and I wanted the stocking for this Christmas! Once I had all my material and decorations ready, I cut some white {Read More}

How to make a nappy cake

Want to know how to make a nappy cake? I wanted to give my sister-in-law a unique gift before her baby arrived and after lots of research, I decided to make her a nappy cake fully of useful goodies for when her baby arrived. These are a brilliant idea and a great centerpiece to any baby shower gift table. To make your nappy cake, I would use a size 2 or 3 nappy just in case the baby doesn’t fit {Read More}