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So far Helen Davies has created 3 blog entries.

Crochet- a new crafting obsession?

Don't get me wrong, I ADORE sewing and not much else craft wise comes close to the pride and achievement I feel when I have completed a home sewn item. Whether this is an item for my house, clothing or a piece for my shop. However, I am one of those people that does not really enjoy sitting still and doing nothing. I may spend the day working online or sewing new products, but come the evening, I still feel like the time I spend relaxing in front of the TV could be put to better use. Believe me, I have had [...]

Helen’s Sewing Wishlist

With the arrival of Baby Davies expected in May next year, my sewing wish list is made up of lots of super cute baby projects that I can not wait to get started on! We are going to find out our baby's sex but I'm not a fan of creating a nursery that is either very blue or very pink. We will be adopting a two-by-two theme for the nursery, incorporating Noah's Ark. I would love to create a patchwork heirloom quilt using Hexagons to give to our new born baby. I also love the appliqué animal cushions, especially with the [...]

Why I Handmade My Wedding

Ok… so I made A LOT of things for my wedding. At the time, people thought I had gone slightly mad, and if I’m honest, there were moments, late at night when I would have agreed with them. Yet, I loved my wedding day and it was made so very special to me, because of the handmade elements. When I say that I handmade my wedding, I really went to town! I made my own save the dates and invites. I made my own liquor for the favours and decanted these into miniature bottles- fun for the first two, not so [...]