Product Guide – Go Eco With Our Recycled Product Range!

Did you know we sell threads and fabrics that are made from recycled bottles? You can go totally eco with your sewing makes! Did you know five plastic fizzy drink bottles can supply enough raw materials to make a new tshirt?

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Fabric Guide – Beautiful Bold Batik Fabrics

Have you worked with Batik fabrics before? It’s such a beautiful interesting fabric with amazing history, so we thought we would share with you a handy fabric guide all about these incredible fabrics.

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Fabric Guide – Using Eco Bamboo Fabrics

Hello! It’s Earth Day this coming Wednesday so we thought we’d celebrate some of our more eco-conscious products & have an Eco-Week! We’re kicking off sharing share some information about one of the more eco-friendly fabric out there, Bamboo Fabric.

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How To: Make A Reversible Baby Bib – Free Pattern And Video Tutorial


You have been loving our Dribble Bib blog post, so I thought it was time to show you how to make a reversible one with these gorgeous Farm Days fabrics from Dashwood Studio!

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Sew A Make Up Bag: Free Pattern and Tutorial To Make A Large Make Up Bag

Fancy making a roomy make up bag pouch to show off some fave fabric prints? We just LOVE a make up bag with an accent fabric –  it’s a really easy way to add sprinkling of extra interest to your project.

This make up bag is a really great size. The finished bag ends up approx 28cm wide & 17cm deep… add to that a flat bottom & the fact that zip isn’t sewn into the side seams means the pouch is BIG! So you can fit loads of your make up or toiletries inside. Or use it for craft supplies!

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Free 30 Minute Skirt Tutorial

Need an outfit in a hurry or an emergency gift? If you’re looking to showcase or share some fabulous fabric, this super quick skirt tutorial will soon have you stepping out in style. It’s budget friendly too – you only need a few resources for this one.

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What is Fusible Woven Interfacing and How To Use It

You have probably noticed our slight obsession with fusible woven interlining, we use it in lots of our tutorial projects. But it’s easy to see why: check out the ‘spring’ in the fabrics above – the fabric with interlining sits higher and rolls into a smoother curve.

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A Fabric Guide: Canvas

Is it Canvas, Canevas or Cannapaceus?

We can just about pronounce cannapaceus without getting confuddled!

For ease (and mental overload) let’s stick with canvas.

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Toy Storage Basket and Play Mat Sewing Tutorial

You can never have too much storage & this innovative little basket and play mat won’t only keep toys, such as Lego, stored away – it can also help with the tidying up in a flash!

To complete this project you will need to feel comfortable sewing curves through multiple, sometimes thick, layers & be accurate in your measuring & cutting.

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How To: Make A Dribble Bib – Free Pattern And Tutorial


One of the most popular posts on my blog has consistently been The Best Fabrics for Dribble Bibs  & I’ve been planning on publishing a bib pattern & tutorial for a while now to compliment that post…

In these bibs I chose to use a cotton outer and a bamboo towelling & bamboo velour as backing fabric.

There are loads of other fabric choices you could use – check out the original post to run you through the options and the properties of each fabric

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