Cutting + sticking + sewing + baking. My creative life.

Desserts in Jars

I think it was some late night Pinterest sessions that first got me interested in making desserts in jars.  I started collecting Bonne Maman jam (confiture, oo la la!) jars as they are a lovely shape and the lids are so pretty and evocative of going on picnics on sunny…

Nun Song

My best friend's daughter is very keen on all things nun related.  I also like nun imagery, we have similar taste.  I purchased this nun fabric from Spoonflower , a company which allows people to upload their own artwork.  You can then buy these designs made in to fabric and the…

Upcycling

I made this banner some time ago before I had children.  It was for an excellent women's breakfast which was run by Catherine Butcher in Eastbourne.  The logo for the project included a red coffee pot.  I used to help set up the breakfast and clear up afterwards.  Whilst the…

Swoon Quilt

I have been a volunteer podiatrist at the Salvation Army Citadel in my town for coming up to ten years.  The Citadel now has a dedicated medical room and was in need of some equipment, there was a pre-used static treatment couch which the volunteers and clients were grateful to…