Sunday, 15 April 2018

Showcasing ~ How to Foundation Paper Piece

If you've never done Foundation Paper Piecing, today's showcased tutorial is for you. Or, if you're like me and get confused at the beginning of a FPP project, EVERY single time, the video tutorial will be a great refresher.

Learn how to do Foundation Paper Piecing. Free tree pattern & video tutorial by The Crafty Nomad

Saturday, 14 April 2018

Showcasing ~ How to Weave a Floor Rug ~ Tutorial

Rag rugs appeal to me. Made using fabric off casts, they're a great way to upcycle old linen, they look good, and they're practical too.

Learn how to upcycle and weave a floor rug. Tutorial by The Farmhouse in the Field

Sunday, 8 April 2018

Showcasing ~ Liberty Fabric Clay Dish ~ Decoupage Tutorial

I don't know about you, but I find shallow dishes are the perfect way to hold small bits and pieces in my sewing room, with the contents constantly changing depending on my current project. Today's showcased tutorial doesn't involve any sewing, but does use up very small scraps of fabric.


Saturday, 7 April 2018

Showcasing ~ Five Pocket Zippered Pouch

Today's showcased project features a pouch containing three zippered compartments, with two slip pockets between. Measuring 9" x 7½", this roomy bag could be used for many things - makeup, travel sewing kit, to protect small tablets and eReaders, or a purse organiser in a larger bag.

Learn how to make a zippered pouch with five pockets - eSheep Designs

Sunday, 1 April 2018

Threading Your Way ~ Features

This week's features (all have been Pinned)...

An easy to sew garment, added to the Women's Skirts link party. A flattering style...

Easy Pleated Skirt ~ Free Pattern & Tutorial by Mayra, from So Sew Easy... this week's featured blog. Mayra, look out for your blog button in my sidebar. If you like to sew clothes or bags, So Sew Easy is a must read. While you are over there, check out Mayra's 

Thursday, 29 March 2018

Christmas Decorative Stitch Lotus with Deborah Louie

Last post I told you about the three day quilting retreat I was lucky enough to attend. Today's post is all about day one of the retreat - decorative stitch appliqué with Deborah Louie.


Tuesday, 27 March 2018

Three Day Quilting Retreat

Once again I've been lucky enough to attend a three day quilting retreat. That's right, three solid days of sewing, with no gardening to distract me. With over sixty ladies in attendance, that's a lot of sewing happening.


Sunday, 25 March 2018

Showcasing ~ How to Sew Felt Carrots ~ Tutorial

Kids love playing with felt food. While role playing in pretend kitchens, they are developing their imaginations and making sense of the world they live in.

Learn how easy it is to sew felt carrots. Tutorial by Apple Green Cottage

Saturday, 24 March 2018

Showcasing ~ Patchwork Drawstring Toy Bag ~ Tutorial

Take a mini fabric panel, combine it with scraps of fabric, plus pre-loved shirts or pillowcases, and you have a pretty drawstring bag. Today's showcased tutorial will step you through the process. 

Learn how to make a patchwork drawstring bag with fussy cutting and scrap fabric. Tutorial by Sum of their Stories