Have you joined the ChrisW Designs Patterns Group yet? If so, you will be aware of the hive of activity due to the upcomin Sugar & Spice Sew Along! Sugar & Spice! Have you heard about the Sew Along yet? NO? Ok, so here's the low down: Rachel Of Tiger in a Tornado (don't you just love that name? LOL) is ever so kindly organising the Sew Along within our new Facebook Group and is doing a FAB job too,... Read more


WOOHOO...I'm excited to be a designer and part of the 2015 Bag of The Month Club and even moreso when I was delivered with this months pattern, The Companion Carpet Bag by January's AWESOME designer, Samantha of Sewing Patterns by Mrs. H. As I've never used an internal bag frame before, I was especially excited to make up Samantha's pattern! I decided to make the smaller one to carry NOW, since I am designing wallets at the moment I do... Read more


Today I would like to share with you a BRAND NEW online shopping site - Patterns To Print. Patterns To Print is a UK based site owned by my friend Samantha of Sewing Patterns by Mrs H. WHY is this site so great? Well....many of you whom are SELLING digital patterns would have already heard of the New Vat Laws that the Euopean Union are introducing in 2015. Basically....in a Nut Shell, if you sell any digital products, including patterns... Read more


This is a sponsored affiliate post so yes....if you buy via one of these links, I will benefit a little! Rest assured though, that I wouldn't be recommending Craftsy classes if I didn't LOVE them myself! :) I'm quite sure most of you have spent oodles of time making Christmas gifts or scouring the shops and online stores for everyone else....Well....why not treat yourself to something too? YOU deserve it! (YOU can always resort to twisting hubbies arm to get... Read more


Welcome to the sixtieth week of the Bag Brag Tuesday Linking Party! The place to share your bag making endeavours! New or old - if you feel it is worth bragging about, please share it here! :) So just what IS a linking party? Well a linking party is a super FUN way to meet new friends, find inspiration and show off your own FAB creations! I subscribe to a linking service. This provides the ability for anyone to add... Read more


Firstly let me thank everyone who took the time to enter my Sew Mama Sew giveaway and most of all, leave a comment on the things you look for in a bag.....While I am unable to reply to all those comments left for me, rest assurred I read each and every one of them! I found it very enlightening, interesting and helpful! ;) So now to the giveaway WINNER: Congrats to Sangeetha! I have already sent you an email however... Read more


WOOP It's that time of year for the Sew Mama Sew May Giveaway Day (OK so it's open for the whole week YIPPEE) and I am really excited to be participating again this year! I'll be giving away YOUR CHOICE of 3 of my PDF bag sewing patterns available in my shop here. If you haven't heard of it before, there are 2 pages of giveaways, one for supplies and one for handmade goodies! YAY! If you haven't been here... Read more


WOOHOO! I am very excited that today, pre-orders are going on sale for the Bag of the Month Club for 2015! If you are not familiar with the club, please click here to view the club offerings for 2014 so you can get a taste of the quality of bag patterns that are in store for you in 2015! The Details: 6 of the best bag sewing pattern designers in the business are teaming together to bring you a 6-month... Read more


Many of you probably realise that I don't often.... or regularly, have sales BUT since quite a few of you have emailed me about the Black Friday sales and Cyber Monday sales to see if I am taking part too, I thought ....."What the heck....I may as well jump on the bandwagon too"! LOLL SOOOOO Here it is....Visit my shop here and use the following codes in the shopping cart: Spend up to $19.50 and receive 15% off using the... Read more


Shop Craftsy's Black Friday Sales! This week, Craftsy is hosting some amazing sales on ALL their classes! WOOHOO! Gotta love this! I know I am going to be checking them out thoroughly! Especially the embroidery classes, since I have a new embroidery machine! Shame I don't have the TIME to do the class right now ....BUT the good thing with Craftsy classes is that once you purchase the class, they stay in your account and just WAIT until you do... Read more


Welcome to the seventy sixth week of the Bag Brag Tuesday Linking Party! The place to share your bag making endeavours! New or old - if you feel it is worth bragging about, please share it here! :) So just what IS a linking party? Well a linking party is a super FUN way to meet new friends, find inspiration and show off your own FAB creations! I subscribe to a linking service. This provides the ability for anyone to... Read more


WHO doesn't like to WIN fabric?? Well today I am happy to share with you a fabulous opportunity to win 9 fat quarters of Christmas fabric and organic cotton fabric! Brought to you by modes4u: Take a look at what you can WIN: Here is another view: Love these fabrics? I think they are gorgeous....in fact now that I have taken the time to do this post and surf their site....I can honestly say they have some gorgeous fabrics and... Read more