Fabric Heaven in Hong Kong

Fabric Heaven in Hong Kong

      Two words. Fabric Heaven. Actually it should be more than two… Fabric and craft supply heaven. Yup, it’s right here in Hong Kong and I’ve been madly compiling a whole guide to it. Here’s a sneak peek of some of the photos...
The art of the antler

The art of the antler

Mr Ted’s really small softie gang are going to be finished this week. We’re moving apartments next week and I really must have it done by then. You see, I  have grand schemes for the boys room in our new place but I cannot begin more softies, cushions,...
Clutching

Clutching

I’ve been sewing up clutch bags this week. Most of them I don’t want to part with, but I think it’s all shades of wrong to keep a thank you present for yourself… isn’t it? The first one is very classic, with silk lining.I loved the...
Quest for the lotus fabric

Quest for the lotus fabric

Last weekend we took a sneaky trip to Cambodia to visit ancient temples of Angkor Wat and soak up the divine culture that is South East Asia. Oh I love it. Such a contrast to the big city madness of Hong Kong. It’s a place I’ve wanted to visit for a long...
I missed the crazy

I missed the crazy

The great thing about travel is it gives you a fresh perspective on the place that you live. Spending time in the US this month I saw the effect that place has on everything creative. The fabric designs in particular were so inspired by American culture, traditions...
Spring Quilt Market 2015

Spring Quilt Market 2015

I am no longer a Quilt Market Virgin. This is the A-league of fabric and design and there were moments that I had to seriously try and keep my cool as I was casually introduced to the likes of Heather Bailey, chatted vintage fabric with Alexia Abegg and had Tula Pink...
The really small gang

The really small gang

I’m off to Quilt Market in Minneapolis this week – Hooray! I’ve wanted to make it for years and now, here we go! I decided at the last minute to do some stitching and take the Mr Ted and the really small gang with me. I hadn’t planned on taking...
Foxier than a fox fur

Foxier than a fox fur

Oh Mr Fox, you stole my heart and now you’ve stolen others. Just look at these adorable plushies made by you with the new Mr Fox sewing pattern!   Foxes are by the wonderful testing team, from top – Steph @geek_mum, Alice at merveilles of motherhood,...
Foxy hide n’ seek

Foxy hide n’ seek

We’ve been hiding in the limestone mountains of southern China, taking a break from the crazy wonderful of Hong Kong. There we explored caves, devoured dumplings and gulped in lungfulls of fresh air. On our last morning in Guilin the littlest and I played hide...