Sewing the Rainbow Wild Animal Cross Stitch

Rainbow Wild Animal Cross Stitch Gifts

Since I fell crazy, madly in love with sewing I’ve let all other crafty pursuits slide.  But when Rebecca from Hugs are Fun pitched her Rainbow Wild Animal Cross Stitch pattern to me for One Thimble Issue 11 (disclaimer: I edit this digital sewing magazine) I suddenly wanted to give cross stitch a go again!  I…

Easter Party Dress inspiration from Ainslee Fox Boutique Patterns

Pretty Easter Party Dresses

Over the last fortnight we’ve had the #ainsleefrocks_easter challenge and you’ve been sewing up some amazing Easter party dresses! If you’re looking for inspiration for a special Easter outfit check out these dresses that others have sewn. Billie Dress Sharon from Sam and I Designs choose to sew an Easter Billie Dress.  Check out the…

Tips for cutting fabric from the Ainslee Fox Sewing Den

Tips for cutting fabric

Yesterday’s task in the ainsleefrocks_easter sewalong was cutting out your fabric.  We had a group post in the Ainslee Fox Sewing Den and lots of people shared their best cutting tips.   General Tips Do your cutting on days when you’re feeling really switched on & store the cut out pieces in zip lock bags.…

Ainslee Frocks easter Event

Easter Frock Event

  Do you always find yourself running late when it comes to sewing for a special event?  Sewing a bookweek costurme the day before, or completely missing the handmade Easter dress train?  That’s usually me but this year I’m going to be more organised!  My friend Lina came to me with a fabulous idea and I’m…

Free Dolly crop top PDF pattern flyer

Free Dolly Top Pattern

Tomorrow is the big day! You’ll be able to purchase the Dolly Disco Dress, Dolly Honeygum Dress, Dolly Bells Beach Dress and Dolly Mem Rose skirt from Rafiki Mwema (find out more in this blog post). To celebrate and thank-you for your encouragement and support with these patterns I want to give you a FREE…

Dolly dress sizing Blog Post

Dolly sizing

In a couple of days, you’ll be able to purchase the bundle of Dolls clothes patterns I’ve been working on, from Rafiki Mwema (you can find out more about why I’m selling the patterns via Raifiki Mwema in this blog post HERE). Each of the patterns will come with 5 dolly sizes so I thought…