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Monday 25th February 2019

I had the absolute pleasure of speaking with Helen Blaby on BBC Radio Northampton. We chatted about The Great British Sewing Bee (series 5) and it’s allure to the masses; Simply SEWcial, the community sewing group I host; and of course in the Snug!

So much fun speaking with Helen and learning about her own passion for quilting; “go out and feel those fat quarters” being my favourite quote from the whole interview ❤

Feel very lucky to have been able to chat about a subject that’s so close to my heart.
Listen to the whole interview here…

Hear the show in it’s entirety here until 27/03/2019 and don’t forget to tune in to Helen Monday to Friday between 12 -3

Friday 1st March 2019

It’s the first day of #MarchMeetTheMaker and I’m taking part! The brilliant designer and illustrator Joanne Hawker is running this month long Instagram challenge, helping makers to show the world who they are … to read the Blog in full, click here


Friday 29th March 2019

Well! It’s not every day that you get to be on the radio with your BFF of 28 years (yes Vicki Pearce, that’s you ❤), add in another fabulous Vicky (it’s all in the name! Vicky Roberts of The Happy Little Cake Company), all brought together wonderfully by the brilliant Helen Blaby! (Okay John, we know you played a big part too!).

What a fabulous chat with these lovely ladies; the weather(!), social media influencers, crazy viewing crazes, careers, Master Chef, rogue bras (you have read that correctly!) – what more could you ask for?!…

Ah YES! The Great British Sewing Bee  – listen here for predictions for the Final and to hear about the GBSB Finale Party that I’m hosting on Tuesday 2nd April from 8pm at the Kairos Centre, Grange Park, Northampton NN4 5DW.  Tickets are still available here, just £8 including screening, fizz, nibbles and a free entry into the raffle which includes prizes from Tilly & the ButtonsThe Millshop-onlineThe Bramble Patch and HobbyCraft

Listen to the whole show here until 26/04/19 and tune into Helen Mon-Fri 12-3 for great chat, ask the expert and fab music!