These cute little fabric trays are a great beginner project. They stitch up quickly and are a very handy cute little item item to have dotted around your sewing room. Use them to catch threads or keep your little sewing notions tidy and easy to grab.Continue reading “15 Minute Upcycled Fabric Tray Tutorial”
Gardening can be a muddy business so let’s bring a splash of colour to the potting shed with this apron.
This sturdy companion, with a trio of generously sized pockets and easy release belt, will keep tools on hand and provide a safe space for harvested goodies.
We’ve also added some complementary accessories with wrist straps; they are the work of moments and a super handy for those most used tools.
Get comfortable sewing with canvas and learn how to sew mitred corners by making this project.Continue reading “Canvas Gardening Apron 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.Continue reading “Toy Storage Basket and Play Mat Sewing 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…
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 fabricContinue reading “How To: Make A Dribble Bib – Free Pattern And Tutorial”
Love is in the air!
This quick and easy project is perfect for Valentines Day! Read below for step-by-step instructions on how to make your own felt heart garland using only a few basic supplies.
There’s many different types of felt you could use for this project, we suggest giving our felt fabric guide a quick whizz through before you get started to help you decide which one is best for you!
Displaying hearts in your home spreads a positive message to your visitors, it says ‘you are welcome, I’m here for you & will bring a splash of colour to your home. It’ll also give you a sense of pride at what you achieved, every time you walk by!Continue reading “How To: Make A Heart Garland”
Cushions! One of the quickest ways to showcase your prized fabrics and bring a splash of colour and personality to a room
This cushion uses quilting cotton that is stabilised with woven interfacing, meaning you can tackle a zip & piping without adding extra complications a lining may bring.Continue reading “How To: Sew A Piped Cushion”
We’re continuing out theme of helping you create a more sustainable Christmas… Fabric napkins are a fabulous step into sustainability & will make your Christmas table look amazing!
With some clever folding, a coordinating runner & some homemade Christmas crackers you will create an incredible focal point for your Christmas feast.
Follow this tutorial & learn how to stitch a mitred corner in just 15 minutes!Continue reading “15 Minute Napkin With Mitered Corners”
Fancy a more sustainable snap at your festive table this year? This Christmas cracker of a tutorial (oh yes they did!) will have you repurposing your recycling, reducing your rubbish & reusing resources!
These crackers can be refilled time & time again & stored away for the following year without fear of the snap losing it’s spark!
The core of these crackers is a plastic milk carton & the snap sound comes from a knotted elastic band that pings on a milk bottle top & makes a satisfying SNAP sound! A fantastic re-purpose of your old rubbish… Don’t you agree?Continue reading “Reusable Christmas Cracker Sewing Tutorial”
I just love cotton lawn… Have you sewn with it? It’s divine!
What is cotton lawn?
Well as the name suggests, cotton lawn is made from 100% cotton!
Cotton lawn originates from a place called Laon in France and has a smooth, polished feel.