Sunday, 20 August 2017

Saturday, 19 August 2017

Showcasing ~ Welt Zipper Pocket ~ Tutorial

There's no such thing as too many pockets when it comes to bags. Whether it be on the outside, or the inside, pockets make it easier to keep everything contained and in the right place. And pockets with a zipper, even better.

Learn how to sew a welt zipper pocket on any bag. Tutorial by Apple Green Cottage

Thursday, 17 August 2017

What Makes a Sewing Project Successful?

What is it that makes a sewing project successful? 

An item that looks like the original pattern or tutorial, is technically correct and looks good. One that receives lots of compliments. Perhaps a new technique tackled and another skill added to the repertoire. A new design where everything falls into place. A difficult project that comes together after much hard work. Or simply the fact that it's finished, mistakes and all.


Monday, 14 August 2017

Threading Your Way ~ Features

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

A gorgeous bucket style bag added to the Bags & Totes link party. I love the decorative stitching on the flap...

Fiona's Freeway - Easy Street Bag by Daryl, from Patchouli Moon Studio... this week's featured blog. Daryl, look out for your blog button in my sidebar. Over at Patchouli Moon Studio, you will find Tip of the Morning Tuesday, where Daryl writes about a vast range of topics - for example: 

Sunday, 6 August 2017

Showcasing ~ Tea Towel Totes ~ Tutorial

Tea towels are sturdy and come in a wonderful range of colours and designs, making them perfect for turning into tote bags. Read on to see how... 

Learn how to make tote bags from tea towels - two methods. Tutorial by Vicky Myers Creations

Saturday, 5 August 2017

Showcasing ~ Delicates Wash Bag ~ Tutorial

Net curtains were all the rage back in the 70s and 80s. We had them on every window. Now-a-days they're not quite as common. Today's showcased tutorial will show you how to repurpose them, if you have some old net curtains lying around.

Learn how to make a delicates wash bag from an old net curtain. Repurposing tutorial by Sum of their Stories.

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Eva Dress + Little Shopper Tote ~ Baby Shower Gift

I recently sewed up a darling little dress for a yet to be born baby. Presented in a reusable gift bag, this was my contribution for the baby shower.


Sunday, 30 July 2017

Threading Your Way ~ Features

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

A beautiful zippered pouch added to both the Purses, Pouches Clutches and the Embroidery, Stitching, Appliqué link parties. I love the sailboat appliqué...

Maritime Zippered Pouch by Klaudia, from Klaudia's Kreativ World

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