Hello!! Happy Friday!! I hope you’re having a fabulous week. The weather remains beautiful over here in Perth – sunny days and not too cool nights. Its hard to believe Winter is just around the corner… But enough of the weather! Something super exciting happened at Mushiyaki Sews today – you can now get your… Continue reading And the Mushiyaki Sews Shop is LIVE!
Happy New Year! I hope you all enjoyed a fabulous Christmas and New Years break with friends and family. We recently returned from a lovely holiday on the Gold Coast visiting some of hubster’s family and catching up with old friends. It really was a fantastic holiday with highlights including Mr 3 giving his little… Continue reading What will 2017 bring?
Well, that might be a teeny exaggeration, but my sewing life changed when I discovered the little old blind stitch, also known as a slip stitch, invisible stitch, ladder stitch… When I first began my Mushiyaki Sews sewing journey I started with my “Funk-tional” Feed Bibs. A little later on I started adding to my… Continue reading A stitch in time, changes your life!
Do you market? Many of us in the handmade space use markets as one of our key selling platforms. As a relatively new business, I am continuing to try various markets to see if I can find the best “fit” for my products and target audience. In the lead up to a market I try… Continue reading Market Creep
Do you ever say to yourself (or your other half) “Tonight I’m having an early night!” I do, all the time, however said early night rarely eventuates… As a WAHM there just seems to be a million and one things to get done, many of which don’t happen during the day because your little people… Continue reading Chasing an early bedtime
Ok, so I know “laundry” is an American phrase but lets face it – “The Neverending Washing” just doesn’t have the same ring to it (neither does “The Neverending Trip To The Hills Hoist”). Yet another basket full of unfolded washing leers at me from the corner as I type… How is it that the… Continue reading The Neverending Laundry….
Have an interest in sewing but don’t know where to start? Perhaps the last time you took up the needle and thread was back in those Home Ec classes in highschool? Its not as tricky as you think to get back into it. Plus there are proven benefits to engaging in creative pursuits – tension… Continue reading Get your sewing groove back
Mushiyaki Sews, as the name suggests, is mostly driven by sewing. Recently though, I’ve felt the desire to explore other creative mediums. Sometimes you just need to switch your focus. I was in a bit of a sewing slump. Feeling uninspired and unmotivated to sew, I decided to change things up. I’ve just started working… Continue reading Exploring new creative forms
I consider myself very lucky to be able to stay at home with Mr 3 whilst also working at building up Mushiyaki Sews. I have always loved creative pursuits and now I have the opportunity to put a business slant on my creative skills. Its not all fun and games though. One of the trickiest… Continue reading Even creating isn’t always fun and games…
What to do on a rainy Perth day? I’d usually wimp out and either do “inside, at home” things or head to an indoor play centre, because, you know, clearly I’ll melt in the rain. Not today. I needed to get some bits and pieces done for Mushiyaki Sews, but Mr 3 wasn’t terribly excited… Continue reading Puddle Jumping