For me, Christmas is a great time to spoil everyone around me…and I like to do that with cake! I love giving cakey gifts as they are always very well received and I know they taste amazing (although most of us are trying to be good and not eat too much in the run up … Continue reading Chocolate Log Cupcakes
Christmas is fast approaching and it really wouldn't be Christmas without a Terry's Chocolate Orange in your stocking...or a bag of Chocolate Orange Bites in your cupboard ready to top your cupcakes (I think this was the third or fourth bag...I couldn't resist eating the other bags I'd bought!) Underneath the chocolate orange flavoured buttercream … Continue reading Terrys Chocolate Orange Cupcakes
Today we’re chatting to Jo Hill, of Jo Hill Textiles to learn about free motion embroidery and how to get started. Jo is a textile artist and designer based in the Staffordshire countryside, making luxury textile wall hangings, cushions, lampshades and chairs inspired by British wildlife. Using a lovely selection of sumptuous fabrics together with … Continue reading An Introduction to Free Motion Embroidery with Jo Hill Textiles
I love tray bake recipes - for very little effort, you can make little morsels of deliciousness that everyone goes mad for! If you've tried my Malteser Tray Bake or Rocky Road Bites, you'll love my latest recipe! Creamy chocolate, crunchy Rice Krispies and pieces of Toffee Crisp make up this delicious tray bake. If … Continue reading No Bake Toffee Crisp Tray Bake
After the success of the first New Look 6447 I made back in the spring, I had to make another! I loved the fit of the bodice, with its separate waist piece, and this paired with the pencil skirt gave a classic hourglass silhouette; it is so very flattering and I felt so special wearing … Continue reading New Look 6447 Knit Dress
Off the back of the huge success of Baking With Kids, which was released in July and had you downloading in your droves, the next free eBook for you all to enjoy has a distinct cocoa theme...and is aptly named! Download your copy here Chocolate is jam packed full of delicious cake and tray bake … Continue reading My New eBook: Chocolate
You know that moment when you end up panic speed sewing the night before you're due to go out...? Yes, that one. You fly home, with your scribbled doodles that you sketched during a conference call, ready to swing into action the moment you set foot in the house. Many of us sewists have been … Continue reading Channelling My Inner Bardot..