Saturday, 18 November 2017

Showcasing ~ Felt Christmas Star Decorations ~ Free Pattern

Ornaments for the Christmas tree need not be expensive. Make your own attractive and unbreakable decorations using a few small scraps of felt. 

Learn how to make felt Christmas star decorations from felt. Tutorial by Apple Green Cottage

Monday, 13 November 2017

Christmas Pillowcases ~ cutting the right number of items

I so don't want to think about Christmas yet, but it's fast approaching whether I like it or not. Last year I began sewing for the festive season quite early, and paced myself throughout the year. It's a different story in 2017 - pillowcases are the first items I've sewn.


Sunday, 12 November 2017

Threading Your Way ~ Features

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

An awesome quilt added to both the Softies, Dolls & Toys and the Quilting & Patchwork link parties. Blocks patterned after game boards - so clever...

Game Quilt by Joy, from Joy's Jots, Shots & Whatnots... this week's featured blog. Joy, look out for your blog button in my sidebar. Over at Joy's Jots, Shots & Whatnots you'll find lots of sewing tutorials. If you are new to sewing, check out the Beginner's Sewing Lessons. You'll also find embroidery files and tech how-to posts.

Saturday, 11 November 2017

Showcasing ~ Felt Gift Card Envelope ~ Tutorial

Personalise a gift card by making a pretty envelope - so much better than a plain white paper envelope, which is what I normally resort to. This one is made from felt, and it's reusable, too.

Learn how to make a pretty felt gift card envelope. Tutorial by Sum of their Stories

Friday, 10 November 2017

Drawstring Bags ~ Stashbusting

Just a quick post today to show you my latest makes that have used a little of my poly/cotton stash - lined drawstring bags.

Learn how to make a lined drawstring bag ~ Threading My Way

Sunday, 5 November 2017

Showcasing ~ Doll Sleeping Bag ~ Tutorial

Today's showcased tutorial is perfect for someone who is new to sewing - a sleeping bag for a doll or small teddy.

Learn how to make a simple sleeping bag for a rag doll. Easy tutorial by Joy with Purpose

Saturday, 4 November 2017

Showcasing ~ High-Low T-shirt ~ Free Pattern + Tutorial

Today's showcased tutorial is for a high-low t-shirt, that is loose fitting and comfortable - perfect for casual wear, or activities such as Pilates and Yoga.

Learn how to make a high-low t-shirt that covers the panty line. Free pattern and tutorial by So Sew Easy