Author archives: Gingerthread Girl

  • Happy New Year!

  • So here we are, with 2016 almost upon us! Crazy times. In all honesty, I am happy to see the back of 2015.  Not for bad reasons - mainly because I feel totally out of steam with all of the madness of work, having a big birthday (inc party, obvs), Christmastime and managing to move house! Phee [...]
  • The Knitting & Stitching Show Review

  • This was my very first Knitting and Stitching Show, so I was keen to find out what all the hype was about.  Off I trundled on my own and had an absolute BLAST! I arrived late morning on Saturday and straightaway knew that I wanted to get a place at Matt Chapple’s talk.  By the time I had mana [...]
  • A cheeky little Brumby skirt

  • Howdy y'all. I recently whipped up this cute little skirt especially for wearing to The Handmade Fair a couple of weeks back.  It's a really easy pattern by Megan Nielsen called Brumby skirt. It was dead easy to sew - and quick too!  Which was good because I left it really last minute to make [...]
  • A Special Occasion Anna Dress

  • Phewey…. This post feels like it has been a long time coming.  I have been very literally knee deep in packing for our big house move.  Stress has been sky high, but happily settled into our temporary home now.  So life is good! While I had boxes stacking up around me, I made it my mission to [...]
  • A Liberty-print Quilted Bomber Jacket

  • This post has been a long time coming... but here I am - FINALLY showing you all my most challenging piece yet!  And I'm so proud of the result.  I hope you like it too! My brother and I had a little jaunt up at the woods with the dog to take these photos.  We decided it would be a lovely spo [...]
  • My first handmade jacket

  • Ollo loveliest everyones! I've been away from the blog pretty much for the last month - mostly due to crazy house move activities and going on holiday.  It was a much needed rest and relax in gorgeous sunshiny Marrakech.  I took with me a couple of books + a shed load of magazines - one of which [...]