YAY! I am excited! I've long been wanting to make videos of my sewing patterns but alas, there is never enough time! BUT the good news is that one of our Facebook group admins, Amanda, has offered to do a live video....yes, you read right....a LIVE VIDEO sew along of one of my most popular patterns, The Snazzy Slouch! And its all happening in our Facebook group this Friday afternoon around 6pm Eastern Time (US). The good news is if... Read more →


WOOP! It's time for a new pattern! This one is another Easy Street pattern - Fiona's Freeway: Fiona’s Freeway is a fun smaller bag featuring a unique shaped flap, closing with a magnetic strap and grommets with a pull strap. The front of the bag features a vertical zipper pocket. Inside the roomy middle section is also another a zipper pocket and a slip pocket. Also included is a large flap grommet free version for those of you who don’t... Read more →


Today I have another guest post from Karen to share with you! This one is all about choosing patterns! Over to you Karen: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Let’s talk about choosing patterns, and all the things you have to consider before making your choice. I have a considerable number of patterns in my collection, in every available format; books, paper patterns and pdf patterns. Of course, I haven’t actually made all of them, but I have made quite a few. BIG COMPANY OR... Read more →


YAY! Today I am happy to announce my latest design for the Bag of the Month Club for June 2017, the Factotum. The pattern has now been added to all membership accounts! If you haven't joined yet, there is still time to join and get all of this seasons patterns, click here to sign up! The Factotum is the perfect office tote bag! At the front of the bag, under the flap, are pen pockets, slip pockets, a divided middle... Read more →


Hello everyone! Can you believe it is almost June?....JUNE! YIKES! The year is FLYING by! I do hope everyone has been busy sewing up a storm! I know I have! I am just finishing up my contribution to the Bag of the Month Club. Would you like a little sneak peek? I can hardly wait to show it ALL to you BUT....for now it is still a secret....don't you just love secrets? ! OK....so enough rambling from me! Today... Read more →


Today I have a guest blog post to share with you, written by my friend Karen. Karen's been sharing pics of her wonderful work with me for a long time now so I am really loving the fact that she has offered to share some of her ideas and wisdom here with us today! In fact I am BLOWN away by the fact that she is also going to make her guest posts a regular feature too! WOOHOO! As many... Read more →


YAY! Finally the time has come where I can release my November 2016 Bag of the Month Club pattern to EVERYONE! Those of you who are familiar with my designs know I love pockets and this bag has a ton of them! It was the first of my designs to feature my special creation quick access phone pocket .....now I can't live without it and I bet you won't either! The Carriers Conquest will not only be a stylish addition... Read more →


Let's Celebrate! Come one, come all to our 6000 member celebration! Not only are we having an exclusive member discount BUT you could also WIN some fabulous prizes via some FUN, easy to enter mini competitions! BUT.......we aren't quite there yet.... so please help us hit that target! Spread the word, tell your friends and join us in some cork popping FUN as soon as the 6000th member signs up! WOOHOO! Join our group NOW! It's FUN and it's FREE!... Read more →


Yay! It's time to introduce my latest Easy Street pattern - Ellen's Esplanade! Features: The Ellen’s Esplanade is the perfect day project or a great design to Sew & Sell or whip up and give as a gift! Featuring two handy exterior side slip pockets for phone and keys with the main compartment closing with a recessed zipper. Inside you will find a spacious interior which includes a zipper pocket. If you need more pockets, why not add Pocket Supplement... Read more →


I can't believe a whole season is nearly over again for the Bag of the Month club! And with it, a whole year! Time flies when you are having fun! July * Sadie by Swoon Patterns * Individual Release - January August * The Swim & Gym bag by Sewing Patterns by Mrs H * Individual Release - February September * The Highline Tote by Betz White * Individual Release - March October * The Coalition Bag by Sew Sweetness... Read more →


My wonderful proof reader and pattern tester extraordinaire Norma of Norma's Bag Boutique, added a zipper closure to her Daryl's Drive. I thought that was so COOL and I know many of you just LOVE zipper closures above all else so I twisted her arm to get her to write a tutorial for you..... OK....so I didn't really twist her arm.....But nevertheless Norma has written a tutorial on how she did it so I am going to share that with... Read more →


Today I have great pleasure in introducing Daryl's Drive. My newest addition to the Easy Street range! Features: The Daryl’s Drive is the perfect weekend project or a great design to Sew & Sell! Featuring a wonderfully uncluttered exterior perfect for showcasing your favourite fabric or embroidery design. The exterior also features a handy quick access phone pocket inconspicuously located in the seam at the back of the bag. Inside you will find a spacious interior which includes a zipper... Read more →