Today I'm taking part in the blog hop for Alice Caroline's new book Little Lady Liberty, a beautiful book, with over 20 things to make for little girls in adorable Liberty fabrics, for beginner and experienced sewers alike! As a mum of two girls, what's not to love? I'm lucky enough to have been able to interview the author herself for the blog. You can find the other's taking part in the blog tour here Here's what she had to say....
Hi Alice, thanks for taking part in an interview for Crafting not Cleaning.
You’re welcome, thanks for joining in
Would you please describe yourself in 5 words?
Liberty fabric obsessed creative sewer
How old were you when you first started sewing?
ooh I’m not sure, i remember sewing at primary school age. I’ve always loved sewing, my mum taught me and my grandmother was an avid quilter. She also did tapestry and made a crochet table cloth which took 40 years to make!
Do you do any other crafts - like knitting or crochet, or are you strictly a sewer?
I’m mostly a sewer although I also enjoy drawing and painting. I have dabbled with knitting, but I only knit squares! I would love to learn crochet one day but am not letting myself into another craft yet - too many unfinished sewing projects!
What 'top tips' can you advise all us newbie sewers out there?
Have a go! don’t be scared to make mistakes, it’s all part of the learning process - have a stitch un-picker handy!
|I love this cushion design|
I know from your twitter timeline that you watch the GBSB. Who's your favourite to win this year and why?
Probably the Army Guy Neil as he took his sewing machine on tour to Bosnia!! Awesome!!
Thank you Alice for that great interview. You can find more about Alice, her Liberty fabrics, kits and patterns over at www.alicecaroline.co.uk and on her blog www.alicecarolineblog.co.uk
|My girls love this Mia doll|