Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Denim Jeans Floor Rug

... that didn't work out as intended

Keeping it real here at Threading My Way, and showing you a project that, whilst it may look good, is not one I'm happy with, nor one I'll use for it's intended purpose.


Monday, 5 December 2016

Fringed Fabric Bookmarks

If you need a small gift that's quick and easy to sew, try fabric bookmarks. What's more, they only require scraps of fabric to make.

Make a fabric bookmark from fabric scraps - a quick and easy sewing project ~ Threading My Way

Sunday, 4 December 2016

Showcasing ~ Gift Wrapping Idea ~ Brown Paper Stockings

Today's showcased idea is definitely a case of less is more - simple gift wrapping that looks great and is so easy to do.

Make a Christmas stocking from brown paper ~ Tutorial by Joy's Jots, Shots & Whatnots

Saturday, 3 December 2016

Monday, 28 November 2016

My Win

Look what arrived in the mail - for ME - all the way from the other side of the world! How lucky am I to WIN all of these wonderful goodies.

Simple Simon and Co prizes - When Skies are Grey fabric, Guide to Patchwork Quilting.

Sunday, 27 November 2016

Showcasing ~ Upcycled Denim Peg Bag ~ Tutorial

Whether you call them clothes pins or pegs, a container to put them in is a must. Grab a pair of denim jeans and make a bag that's not only sturdy, but drains quickly, enabling it to be kept outside, no matter what the weather.

Upcycle a pair of jeans and make a clothes pin bag (peg bag). Tutorial by Libby's Lifestyle

Friday, 25 November 2016

Piecing Small Scraps of Interfacing to Make a Larger Piece

What do you do with those small pieces of interfacing that are too tiny to use in most projects? I tend to shove them into a bag, and hope that one day I'll make something small enough to make them useful. At some point the bag of scrap interfacing gets so large, I bin the lot. Not any more...

Piece together small pieces of interfacing to make a larger piece ~ Threading My Way

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Drawstring Laundry Bags for NICU Babies

I've made some more drawstring bags for babies in the NICU at the Northern Hospital in Melbourne (Australia) - a quick, feel good project that uses up just a little of the stash.

Drawstring laundry bags for NICU babies ~ Threading My Way

Monday, 21 November 2016

Container Planting in a Large Garden

In less than two weeks, it will be Summer - the hardest time in our garden, due to the heat, dry weather and strong winds. Time to show you around while the plants are at their best.

Unique container gardening - wheelbarrow, old metal buckets and even enamel washing machine bowls ~ Threading My Way