We are all experiencing huge changes to our everyday lives due to this awful virus.I am able to continue sewing while self-isolating. I am so lucky to be in this position and can even get fabric delivered as usual.I have suspended my Etsy…

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Bye to Folksy

I think I have given Folksy enough time to produce some sales but after all this time the figure is 1.I shall close this shop and concentrate on my Etsy Shop which is going from strength to strength. It'll be easier for me…

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Custom Order Customers

Forgive me but I feel the need to let off steam. I am always delighted when a customer contacts me with a request for a custom order. I may be naive and too trusting but I usually undertake the job without asking for…

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Folksy shop

You may see from previous posts that I started a Folksy shop back in 2017 which had no success at all. I have learnt a lot since then and my Etsy store is very successful. I am going to give Folksy another go and…

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New machine update

I can't tell you how excited I am about my new Juki TL-2200QVP sewing machine. It cuts through layers like butter and how did I ever manage to sew without a knee lift for all these years?I have the means now to make…

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New SkillI was asked recently by a friend if I could re-upholster a box cushion stool. Never one to say no (and let's be honest there is always a You Tube video to help) I embarked on the task. Thrilled by the result, she…

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Folksy v Etsy

It's been an interesting 6 months or so since I first opened a shop on the British Folksy site. I was really wishing it would be a success and that I would have as much business as from Etsy, but sadly this not happened.…

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Wash Bag


I have been given some beautiful fabrics which really need making into gorgeous bags.This particular silk fabric has become a washbag with a waterproof interior and is currently on sale in my Etsy shop.

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