Monday, 1 September 2014

What's Happening in September...

A quick heads up on some sewing related happenings in September...

September is National Sewing Month and AllFreeSewing is celebrating with daily ideas, projects, and prizes. Watch out for my post 3rd September.

Nat, from Sew Outnumbered, is hosting the Scooter Buddy Blog Tour, beginning 8th September. See how six bloggers have sewed up Nat's fabulous Scooter Buddy.

Saturday, 30 August 2014

Threading Your Way ~ Features...

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

An amazing refashion, added to the Dresses for Women link party. This was originally a dress with 80's shoulder pads...

Three New-Old Dresses by Claudia, from Sew Lil Time

Thursday, 28 August 2014

PDF Pattern Sale...


Even though I have a huge collection of PDF patterns, I'm always on the lookout for new patterns and designers. I've recently heard good things about Blaverry, based in the U.S. and run by Christie Archer.

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Blog Hop...

A couple of weeks ago, I was asked if I would like to join in a writing process blog hop. I received an email from Christine, of ChrisW Designs and later the same day, another from Jill, of Creating my Way to Success. Both of these Aussie women, are bloggers I respect and admire. They are each experts in their field.

Christine designs and sells beautiful bag patterns. A girl can never have too many bags!!! Jill refashions, re-purposes and upcycles. She has written over 100 sewing tutorials. If you haven't come across their blogs, go and have a look, then come back and read my answers to the four questions posed to all blog hop participants.

What am I working on?
I chop and change all the time, but at the moment I'm sewing with fabrics my daughter has designed - Little Ladybird on Spoonflower.


Saturday, 23 August 2014

Threading Your Way ~ Features...

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

A cute and easy to make backpack, added to the Drawstring Bags link party. This bag was made by an eight year old...

Drawstring Backpack by Gina, from Gina's Craft Corner

Friday, 22 August 2014

Hemming Very Stretchy Fabric...

Hemming VERY stretchy fabrics - testing various techniques to see which worked best ~ Threading My Way


A couple of weeks ago, I showed you my tunic top. It's not often I sew for myself and I was particularly pleased, as I had sewn this top without a commercial pattern, tracing around an existing garment instead.

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

How to make a Rainbow Dress...

Rainbow Dress - Learn how to make a rainbow maxi dress for your little girl ~ Threading My Way


Last week I told you about the rainbow dress I would be making and also talked about the process of making what ended up being a wearable (muslin) sundress. Here is the end result - a maxi length rainbow dress. Today I'll show you how I made the rainbow dress and how you can make one, too.

Saturday, 16 August 2014

Threading Your Way ~ Features...

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

A super cute project, added to the Sewing Accessories link party. A perfect project for someone new to sewing...

Simple Felt Needle Case ~ Tutorial by Julia, from Sum of their Stories