Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Text Fabric Makeup Bag Zippered Pouch

I have a thing for text fabric. There's just something about it that draws my eye - even if it's illegible, in another language, or totally random. 

Make a zippered pouch makeup bag using text fabric ~ Threading My Way

Sunday, 23 July 2017

Thursday, 20 July 2017

Quick and Easy to make - Baby Burp Cloths

Along with baby wash cloths, burp cloths would have to be one of the easiest items to make for a newborn baby. And, they are such a practical gift for a baby. You'll know for certain, your present is going to be used often.

Make a set of burp cloths for a newborn baby ~ Threading My Way

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Grandmother's Flower Garden Quilt ~ It's Happening

After deliberating for quite a while, I've decided on how to sew my hexagon flowers together. It's been two months since my last hexie post, and I've been steadily stitching away.

Grandmothers Flower Garden hexagon quilt progress ~ Threading My Way

Thursday, 13 July 2017

Quick and Easy ~ Baby Wash Clothes

Who doesn't love sewing for a baby! I do, that's for sure. And this month I've been sewing up a bunch of tiny items for little ones. 

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Kid Sewn Charm Square Quilts ~ Quilted & Finished

The kids have finished their quilts! They are so proud of what they have achieved, and quite rightly so. Today I thought I'd show you the final stages of making the quilt and how we tackled it. 

Tips for helping children learn to quilt ~ Threading My Way

Sunday, 9 July 2017

30+ Girls' Skirts ~ FREE Tutorials & Patterns

Today I'm showcasing over 30 free girls' skirt patterns and tutorials - ranging in difficulty, from simple gathered skirts, to more complicated ones with scallops and lots of girlie ruffles. So, whether you are new to sewing, or a sewist with more experience, you'll find many different styles and designs, suitable for girls of all ages. Each tutorial contains step by step detailed instructions, with lots of photos, showing how you can make a skirt for a little girl in your life.

Saturday, 8 July 2017

Showcasing ~ 3 Ways to Hem Pants ~ Video Tutorials

Because we're all shorties in our family, I'm often asked to take up the hem of pants. Today's showcased post details three different methods for hemming pants.

Friday, 7 July 2017

Easy to Make Tissue Pack Holders

Tissue pack holders - what a great way to use up tiny pieces of scrap fabric!!! And they take next to no time to make. I've seen various styles of tissue holders around for a while, but it's taken until now for me to make some.