A long time ago I used to sit on the hard cover of my Mum's sewing machine and watch her sew. Or I'd lay on the floor and watch her cut out patterns. One of my favourite things to do was rummage through her fabric stash and imagine what it might become one day. These days it's me doing the sewing and cutting and my three kids watching me sew and asking to join in. You can follow my sewing adventures and find my tutorials on my blog, Pretty Bobbins.
I primarily sew for my family and as gifts for friends....more
Welcome to my world on wheels! Here’s what makes me roll: the art scene, music, artisanal food, great fashion, global politics and my love for animals. Graphic design is my profession and I’ve branched out exponentially. Fun-loving with an infectious laugh, I love great conversations with amazing depth.I get around in a wheelchair due to unfortunate circumstances in the 90′s. Nothing stops me from living life to its fullest....more
Pretty Ditty is full of visual inspiration such as handmade aprons, fabric, papercuts, and clothespin dolls. At Pretty Ditty you will find resources for your DIY crafts and tutorials with a humorous slant.
A DIY Blog Empowering You to Complete Your Own Project
Pretty Handy Girl, the blog, is my way of helping others to tackle their own projects. I share tutorials, tips and secrets for making your next DIY project easier. Some projects are advanced, but many are for beginners.
When I wanted to stay home with our kids after the birth of number 2, I jumped headfirst and without looking into starting a children's clothing company. It's expanding--gradually--into teaching sewing and learning a whole lot more about myself and my kids than I ever, ever anticipated. It's called Pretty Jane, and I'm blogging about it more and more.
This site is all about real life.
Our goal here is learning to work within our personalities & leverage who we are to stay organized. We're real people who run crazy-busy lives & still want to be neat and tidy(ish).
Topics include DIY projects, home improvement, decorating, storage solutions, small space living, productivity tips, and general awesomeness. :)...more
The blog of London-based scrapbooker Shimelle Laine, pretty paper. true stories. includes tutorials for digital and paper crafting projects, journaling prompts and plenty of scrapbooking pages. And a few cupcake recipes for good measure.