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.
Thursday, 20 July 2017
Tuesday, 18 July 2017
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.
Thursday, 13 July 2017
Tuesday, 11 July 2017
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.
Sunday, 9 July 2017
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
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
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.
Wednesday, 5 July 2017
Sunday, 2 July 2017
Today's showcased tutorial is perfect for small scraps of fabric, or, as shown in the instructions, suits pre-cut squares. Quick and easy to make, microwavable neck wraps make great presents.
Saturday, 1 July 2017
This week's features (all have been Pinned)...
An awesome set of tutorials added to the Quilting & Patchwork link party. There's a tutorial for every block, plus a couple of extras - 19 in all...
9 Patch Sampler Quilt Along by Margie, from Nanny Craft 4U... this week's featured blog. Margie, look out for your blog button in my sidebar. Over at Nanny Craft 4U, you will find a lot of sewing tutorials - bags, embroidery, home decor, spin the pins, toys, watza Wednesday, and probably Margie's favourite - quilting. Over on Facebook, Margie runs two groups - Nanny & Friends Charity Sew (which you've probably heard me mention), and Nanny Sews & Crafts (where, amongst other things, you can see quilts sewn with Margie's tutorials).