April 29, 2013

Family Fabrics

Family Fabrics

As a child I was always being sewn clothes by my Mum and Grandmother. My sister and I are only 14 months apart so we often had matching outfits; looking back we almost looked like very non span>-identical twins! Some of my earliest memories are interwoven with the fabrics that our clothes were made of and…

April 20, 2013

Company Style Blogger Awards – We’ve Been Shortlisted!


Hello everyone and a very happy and (hopefully) sunny Saturday to you all! We have a good bit of news that we’d like to share with you. Last night the shortlist for the Company magazine Style Blogger Awards 2013 was announced and WE’RE ON IT! We’ve been shortlisted along with nine other fabulous bloggers to…

April 18, 2013



I am always looking around for inspiration for things to create and this often leads to a big wish list of things to add to my collection of craft supplies. Below I have shared with you 4 items that I have been eyeing up for a while now. 1. I find this Garden Print Liberty…

April 14, 2013

Cocktail 1: Tom Collins with a Flowery Twist


We wanted to try something new on our blog, so last week when we met up we had a big cocktail night and now we want to start sharing some of our favourite recipes with you. This is veering away from our usual posts, but isn’t a cocktail a crafted drink…?? We LOVE gin. So…

April 13, 2013

Pretty in Pink Dress


After watching the Great British Sewing Bee and seeing all the dreses they made on the first episode I decided I needed to face my fears and make my first dress. I picked up a pattern in a half price sale (£4 – bargain) and bought cheap fabric so I didn’t have too much to lose by…

April 8, 2013

H’s Visit

R + H

H and I haven’t posted in a few days as we’ve been busy doing things together! H lives in Germany most of the time so we don’t actually get to see each other that often but this week she’s been in England. She came to stay at my house and we had an evening of…

April 2, 2013

Favourite Craft Shops – Support Local!


Happy Tuesday to you all! It’s a beautiful, sunny morning where I am – I’m hoping this weather is going to last throughout the week as H is coming to stay tomorrow! The last time we saw each other we went to Berlin and it was freezing. We’ve got lots planned including making (and drinking)…

March 21, 2013

Company Style Blog Awards!


We know we have just started out with this blog (we aren’t even a month old yet!) but if you think that we are deserving of a nomination and you have a few spare moments, we would be very very happy! You can nominate us here. Thank you! H & R.