Category Archives: buttons

Tweed Cushion

As a follow on the my previous post about Mairi’s chair I had scraps left over from cutting the chair cover. Never wanting to waste fabric I sewed all these bits together & had a big enough piece to make … Continue reading

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Chair Story

My good friend Mairi got married last year & I offered to recover her chair as a pressie. The said chair had come from her granny on Lewis & was looking a bit sad. It’s fabric had seen better days & … Continue reading

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Buttons !!

I’ve talked about my love of buttons before but here’s a recent find in my local charity shop. Lovely cut metal, now I just need to find something to put them on. Also got some georgous old shirt button sets … Continue reading

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Glasgow Vintage Wedding Show

I will be showing work at the vintage wedding show in Glasgow tomorrow. It’s at the Trades Hall on Glassford St & runs from 12 to 5pm. Free to get in so if your passing pop into see me. Been … Continue reading

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Silk Bags

Most of the time I making bridal & corsets but if you need a little something special for your bits & bobs on the big day then take a look at these wee bags. Made in silk I combine bits of lace, buttons … Continue reading

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Beginners sewing class

I do love getting people started on their sewing journey & had a great beginners class today with 3 lovely ladies. It’s a short class but had enough time to learn the basics & get used to using a machine. … Continue reading

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New coats

Have just dropped of a few new pieces at Athena Boutique on Victoria St in Edinburgh. Just in time for the festival rush. Have look on their website for more info at Its been great fun making them & … Continue reading

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New spring skirts

Well in the hope that Spring?Summer is just around the corner I put together some new skirts inspired initially by some retro brown fabric. As it does when I start a new group of work one think leads to an … Continue reading

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Buttons lovely buttons

I found a few of these lovely buttons in my local charity shop. I’m a bit of a magpie when it comes to buttons & I’m getting quite a collection of old glass & metal gems. I have no idea … Continue reading

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