This is me –

As usual, thinking about what I want to make next – always too much going through my head.

I am a born sewer – not sure if I like the word sewist – perhaps sewaholic is better.

I’ll stitch anything together if you leave it around long enough.

I live in Manchester UK with my husband, teenage son and a small white dog. (the dog is the easiest one)

After working in textiles all my life I have decided to take the leap and go it alone, making bag and accessory sewing patterns full time. I’ve had a shop on Etsy for years selling finished bags and covers at


and trialled selling a few patterns, which were really well received, so well in fact, that last year, I opened a stand alone PDF sewing pattern shop –


where I sell my own patterns and the hardware you need to construct them.

This Blog is dedicated to my sewing mania, life as a small business owner and ramblings about life and family.