Beautiful Liberty Pyjamas

Lara has made these Beautiful Liberty Pyjamas using one of the fabrics from the Christmas Liberty fabric collection. ¬†These are completely adorable and will make a great Christmas present. The fabric Lara has used is called ‘Liberty Christmas Y’ This range of fabrics were designed by Liberty to celebrate the festive season. ¬†It was inspired by the famous Liberty London store. ¬†The wooden panelling at the store has animals carved within it. ¬†This gorgeous fabric shows these cheeky animals ‘helping’ with seasonal preparations. I asked Lara about the sewing project. ¬†“I made my own pattern from an existing pair of …

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Cute Animal Bag Pattern – Cat or Mouse

Alice Caroline showcased this Cute Animal Bag Pattern on the Sewing Quarter last weekend. ¬†It was so popular that I thought you may be interested in being able to buy the pattern for it. ¬†Laura from the office has guest designed this gorgeous bag for me. ¬†Everyone in the office and the studio has fallen in love with this bag. It’s a really clever design so that you can either make a cat or a mouse depending on which you, or your loved one, likes the best. I asked Laura a few questions about designing the bag. ¬†She told me …

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Liberty Clothes for Little Ones

These simply gorgeous Liberty Clothes for Little Ones have been made by Sue Shoesmith from the Lewes Sewing Bees. She has used Phoebe¬†and Yellow Mitsi from my new Alice Caroline Exclusive range. ¬†They work together in such a pretty way. ¬†These are such lovely colours for the summer. Sue has added some really sweet and vibrant buttons to the front of the dress which work really well with the reds in the Phoebe. Sue tells me a little more about her sewing past and present. “I learnt to sew from my mother who made all of her own clothes as …

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These Strawberry Thief Clothes Have Stolen My Heart

These gorgeous Strawberry Thief Clothes were made by Cristina Emslie. ¬†Cristina is one of ¬†‘The Lewes Sewing Bees’. This is a group of wonderful ladies from Lewes who regularly meet to sew. ¬†I have recently been completely astounded by the quilts they have sent in for my Quilt SOS project and so I wanted to collaborate with them a little more. I am really excited to show you a summer series of beautiful things aimed at inspiring your sewing. ¬†These have been made by our wonderful customers from my new Exclusive Liberty fabrics. ¬†I wanted to see what other sewers …

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Beautiful Boy Quilts

Before we took the Quilt SOS quilts off to Lithuania, we took some photographs of these beautiful boy quilts. ¬†This animal quilt is so sweet. ¬†Made by Margaret Lupton, I love the design. ¬†Mr Hedgehog and Mr badger are my favourites. ¬†I absolutely love seeing the amazing quilts arrive at the studio. ¬†We all get very excited when the parcels arrive. The patterns for the animals (except badger) are taken from an Elizabeth Hartman design called Fancy Forrest. We put all of the boy quilts together as we had such a wonderful number of them this year. Many of these …

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Amazing Liberty Boy’s Quilt

I am really excited to show you this amazing Liberty boy’s quilt which was been made for the Quilt SOS project by ‘The Lewes Quilting Bees’. This lovely group of quilters have joined together, shared the Liberty fabric from a Quilt SOS pack and made this wonderful Liberty boy’s quilt. ¬†We all get so excited when another quilt comes into the studio. ¬†I am delighted that we have nearly enough quilts now for all of the children in Vilnius in Lithuania. ¬†We only need 5 more quilts so if you fancy joining late to the Quilt SOS party then do …

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Amazing Quilts – Quilt SOS 2017

I am so blown away by the amazing quilts you are sending in for the 2017 Quilt SOS project. ¬†I really wanted to share some of them with you for inspiration. ¬† Here’s a delicious stack of the amazing quilts I’ve had so far. ¬†They are jam packed with Liberty loveliness! ¬†We have had six quilts in so far but have had pledges to make many more. Valerie has made this really pretty quilt and has finished it with the most wonderful appliqu√©d butterflies. ¬†Each one has been appliqu√©d differently and with special care. ¬†I can’t quite get over how …

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Little Land of Rhyme Liberty Collection

I’ve been waiting for this lovely Little Land of Rhyme Liberty collection for a while now and it’s finally arrived in the studio. ¬†I have been desperate to show you the collection for ages and now I can – hurray! ¬†It’s so unbelievably cute. ¬† The inspiration for the collection is old fashioned nursery rhymes such as ‘The House that Jack Built’ or ‘Mary Mary Quite Contrary’. ¬† The designs are brightly flowered fields, friendly farmyard animals, beautiful garden scenes and sweet little details like watering cans. This lovely new Little Land of Rhyme Liberty Collection is a playful set …

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Quilt SOS – Helping Children in Need

I am¬†very excited to be launching our successful ‘Quilt SOS’ project for a second year. Working with the fantastic charity SOS Children’s Villages and with a growing army of talented and kind-hearted quilters, we donate quilts to children who have lost their families. ¬† What could be better than to make quilts for those¬†who really need them? I am putting the call out to¬†people who love¬†to sew¬†to make a Liberty¬†SOS Children‚Äôs Villages quilt.¬†We have so much in our lives that we forget that there are people in the world who have virtually nothing. We will¬†be¬†doing what we do best,¬†making quilts …

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Liberty Collection – Garden of Dreams

The Garden of Dreams Liberty collection is now finally on sale through the website – hurray! ¬† After a long anticipated wait, finally, the official release date for the collection is here. ¬†This means that we can finally sell this stunning collection to you. ¬†Thank you for waiting! I love this Liberty collection so much – it’s a collection of original Liberty designs for childrenswear based on the poems of Robert Louis Stevenson in ‘A Child’s Garden of Verses’. Written in 1885, ‚ÄėA Child’s Garden of Verses‚Äô gives a wonderful insight into the minds and lives of children, and this …

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