Raspberry and Chocolate Muffins

I don’t know about you but I love the pairing of raspberry and chocolate – the slight sharpness of the raspberries being offset against the smooth, sweet creaminess of the chocolate. Put them in a cake and you’ve got a delicious combination. Put them in my World Famous Muffin recipe and you’ve got an absolute … Continue reading Raspberry and Chocolate Muffins

The Ten Commandments Of Sewing With Jersey

I began sewing with jersey pretty soon after I started sewing. When I looked at my own (ready to wear) wardrobe, I had a lot of jersey items and loved the fit and comfort so it seemed the obvious choice to sew with (I'm also not a huge fan of ironing so anything easy wear … Continue reading The Ten Commandments Of Sewing With Jersey

Chocolate Cheesecake

This chocolate cheesecake feels entirely decadent. With a crumbly biscuit base, deliciously sweet and creamy chocolate cheesecake filling, and topped with a lattice of drizzled white and dark chocolate you’ll struggle to stop at just one slice. This is the perfect pudding to share with friends…or not to share at all! To make your own, … Continue reading Chocolate Cheesecake

Short Girl Problems: Altering Trouser Patterns

It's no secret I love my first pair of Marigold trousers...yes, despite the MC Hammer debacle (!!) There's still a little summer left and I was keen to have a pair of light trousers to see me through to Autumn. So the Marigold Trousers are back for a second showing and are less deep seated … Continue reading Short Girl Problems: Altering Trouser Patterns

Have you seen my Guest Post on the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network?

The lovely people at Minerva Crafts invited me to guest on their Blogger Network - I decided to make a Tilly & The Buttons classic: the Mathilde. This beautiful summer staple, made with soft floral print dobble cotton has been a key feature in my wardrobe in recent weeks. I love the button down back … Continue reading Have you seen my Guest Post on the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network?

Ahoy There! – The New Look 6483

If you’re looking for an easy wear, pull on tank for this summer, I may have just found it in the New Look 6483. I was drawn to the different views of this pattern, and in particular view C, which features slightly cut away shoulders; the silhouette looked really pretty, although the range of styles … Continue reading Ahoy There! – The New Look 6483

Bounty Cookies

If you’ve seen my post for Bakery Style Cookies, you’ll know I’m a big fan. Today I’m sharing my recipe for Bounty Cookies. I love the chocolate and coconut mix…although did you know Bounty is a chocolate bar that divides the nation? I challenge you to ask your friends and see who likes them and … Continue reading Bounty Cookies