Wednesday, 1 August 2012

Visitors yesterday made me realise how long it's been since I was last on the blog --- it was a lovely surprise to see Aud and Carol down from Huntly again --  their pics on last post in APRIL !!!
Followed later with a visit from Kath , who was on a mission for fabric , but cant say too much yet !!
Lot's of things been going on in the shop and lots of new fabric , my favourite at the moment is the
Amy Butler.
Workshops filling up quickly , so a second date for the purse workshop with Seonaid

Thursday 16th August
6.45 pm

twenty five pounds
includes complete kit

Three spaces remaining


Will definitely keep the blog more up to date !!!!

Anne x

edited to say the worshop is now full

Friday, 27 April 2012


Yesterday , it was great to see the girls from Huntly in
the sew room
along with Kath

Today spent preparing workshops ---
After the first crochet workshop for beginners with Sara ,
making the easter basket,
Yvonne shared with us today her vase of beautiful flowers

fantastic !!!

The second workshop is on Friday 11th May
eighteen pounds
to make the first of our Christmas decs
so you have plenty of time to make them for your tree, gifts or to sell at your Craft Fairs
to reserve a place
(pic to follow)

the beginners patchwork quilt class on the 9th is fully booked,
but email if you would like to go on the list for its
repeat performance .

more dates soon

anne x

Sunday, 8 April 2012

Yesterday's Projects

These were the three workshops at
The Papeterie
yesterday ... a super day of crafting fun.
Now on to Perth's projects  !!!!!
We are there on 9th June remember .
Anne x

Thursday, 5 April 2012

About Time Too !!!

Yes about time I updated the blog !!!!
Just don't know where the time is going-----
Have been busy in the shop ---
workshops and prep for
this Saturday at the Papeterie
sneaky peak , thanks to Kath and her photo skills

and have been reorganising the shop , the workshop now in the "front room"
so to speak and all the fabric now concentrated in the rear, along with
Annie's fabulous chalk paint.

Lot's of new fabric has arrived -----

and a tour of the rear shop---

The workshop was spread with the kits for Saturday so no photo allowed !!!!
Back soon with photos of Saturday
Anne x

Friday, 2 March 2012

another late update---------

more workshops  done -----

The Alford Guides and Brownies

Ali's first time on her new sewing machine ----
a one on one tuition session ----
twenty five pounds for an hour to learn to love your sewing machine !

Et Voila !!!!

Workshop to come ----

Alison is guiding you through the making of her oh soooo cute owl
Friday 16th  March
 at 1.00 pm
Twenty pounds
including all materials

for your place


Sunday, 12 February 2012

What's been going on ------

Scottie worshop mark two

Week one of the apron workshop with the children

Week two --- finishing off and adding their favourite recipe
They all did a great job.

The craft tote workshop--
thanks for the yummy cakes Rona xxx

Can you believe I'll be ordering the Christmas fabric on Tuesday !!!
Will be having a Christmas workshop each month starting in March,
so we get plenty of time to make our gifts and decorations.

Am doing a workshop Saturday with the local Brownies and Guides,
so the shop may open a little later on Saturday morning .

Sunday is the shaggy chenille cushion workshop,
which is full,
however am running it again the following Sunday 26th at 1pm,
two spaces left
if you like to come

Saturday 25th at 1pm is the make a Mother's day present
for the children part one
part two the following Saturday to finish.
Sorry have to keep the project a secret !!!!

Sneaky peeks soon for


Saturday, 14 January 2012

Hanging around ......

this cute little bunting
very easy and quick to make.

(The craft tote workshops - 19th and 22nd
are now both fully booked ,but will announce another date soon.)

Keep Calm and Sew On !!!
Anne x

Friday, 13 January 2012

A Little Diversion

Took time out today to finish the little shaggy quilt I started Tuesday afternoon

Been through the washer to complete the technique and left to dry overnight .

Also some new patterns instock .....

Before leaving the shop tonight , made a start on the
project --but can't let you see yet !!!!!!!

Thursday, 12 January 2012

Another Diary Date

Thursday 26th  and Sunday 29th January
thirty five pounds

A great bag for beginners
A black and white Toile de Joie design with striped lining
and interior pocket.
Thursday 2nd February
Thirty five pounds

for you place


the first date for this year -------

Sunday, 8 January 2012

First workshop date !!!

The first workshop dates are for the craft/sewing tote
Thursday 19th January
1pm - 4.30pm
Sunday 22nd January
1pm  4.30pm
Thirty five pounds
to reserve a place

up and coming workshops include the scottie dog, table runner,
"love" cushion for valentines
and "royal" stitching for the Queen's Jubilee !!!

Childrens workshops following shortly

Oh ! and finally signage is up at the shop !!!! YAY !!!

Keep Calm and Carry on Sewing!!!!!!!
Anne xxx

Sunday, 1 January 2012

Happy New Year !!!!!

Wishing everyone the best

and the  motto will be ........

My fab Christmas pressie from Debbi
Thank you Debbi
So enjoyed my Christmas coffee whilst listening to
thanks to Kath

Here's to a creative year filled with happiness

Anne x