Meet the Claus’

Meet the Claus’

Earlier this year I was commissioned to make Mr and Mrs Claus coffee table ornaments for a new magazine, Love Sewing Australia . I’ve been busting to show you these but had to keep them under wraps until the mag was published. Well hooray, it’s arrived! As...
Frankie and the fox

Frankie and the fox

While Mr Schmaft has been away, the fox and I have been out to play. Single mum by day and mad stitcherer (technical term) by night. RESPECT to all of you out there! The first wool sample was promising, but the features needed a rework. Nose job, ear pinning…...
Freddie the fox begins

Freddie the fox begins

New softie designs are under way – my very favourite thing to do in all this crafty business. Thank you so much for all your comments, Freddie Fox was a very popular young man across the blog, Instagram and facebook. His major competition was Marvin Moose, but...
Sewing through the storm

Sewing through the storm

This week we had our first big Typhoon (oh just your average hurricane or cyclone) since moving to Hong Kong. In terribly colonial style the T3 signal was “hoisted” cancelling all school for the day and was later upgraded to a T8. That’s an 8 out of...
Mr Ted and the really small gang

Mr Ted and the really small gang

Mr Ted has proved to be a popular sewing pattern chap. Between wonderful sites like Cut Out and Keep and SewCanShe featuring the tutorial he has been whipping up a quite frenzy on the interwebs, which makes me so happy. Almost as happy as the moment when I see Mr Ted...