This is the simplest way ever to insert a zip!
Watch my tutorial HERE...

  Little corner triangles are a lovely alternative to hanging sleeves.
See how I make them HERE...

 Try colouring your traced block before you outline the design with back stitch - so pretty and very easy!
HERE is my tutorial.

How to prepare a Rosedaisy Alphabet block for stitching - HERE.

 Fly Stitch anyone?
HERE is my photo tutorial, and a free practice design too!

Cover the matting board of a photo frame with fabric HERE

Make this gorgeous 'believe' heart HERE

Practice back stitch with my tutorial and free stitchery HERE

 Sew decorative lavender scented sachets to hang in your wardrobe HERE

Make a household binder cover HERE

Learn about fussy cutting your fabrics HERE

 Make a really cute journal cover HERE

See how I build a design over 5 days - from sketched idea to finished project HERE.

Watch how to make neat machine quilting finishes to your projects HERE

Use up your orphan fat quarters and ribbon for a decorative sheet storage bag HERE

Prepare a block for Blanket Stitch applique HERE

Make a sweet 'Bow Tie' block HERE.

Make my simple Disappearing 9-Patch table runner HERE

Make my vintage styled Framed Calendar Display HERE

Make the Bears Paw quilt block HERE.

Make a decorative Heat Pack HERE

Jug covers from old crochet doilies! Click HERE.

Love these tiny zig zag blocks? You'll find my tutorial HERE.

How to make binding and attach it to a quilt HERE.

Make a British Flag cushion cover! Click HERE.

Vintage doilies made into soap sachets and a journal cover! Click HERE.

Blossom's tutorial for a reversible notebook cover! Click HERE.

How to make a layered applique bucket! Click HERE.

Make a basket and bow HERE

Make a fat quarter gift wrap using a toilet roll insert! Click HERE.

Simply beautiful gift wrap from your garden! Click HERE


  1. Love,love your newsletter and always look forward to the next one. I have learned so much from you.
    dee, across the pond in the states.

  2. Hi Jenny - I'm wondering what you use to transfer your patterns on to fabric. I just had a blue water soluble pen ruin a block I stitched - it bled all over when I sprayed it to make it disappear. Your work is so lovely & precise - it's a joy to follow your blog.

    1. I use a brown 0.3mm Zig Millenium pen, Annmarie. It is permanent, so you need to keep your stitching on the lines, but I love it!

  3. Jenny, I love your blog. I just discovered your tutorial using a vintage doily to make soap bags and a journal cover. Now I know how to use up some of the great stitchery left by my late mom. I have a trunk full of embroidered and crocheted pieces done in the 1940s and 1950s. Thanks for the great projects!

    1. Wow, Evie, you have a veritable treasure store at your fingertips. \o/


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