Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Easiest Travel Storage Bags You'll Ever Make

I needed a few more travel bags for a recent trip, so I grabbed an old button down shirt, and whipped up a few bags that are suitable for packing all manner of bits and pieces while travelling. All up, I made seven bags - today I'll show you three of them.

Sunday, 19 March 2017

Showcasing ~ Messy Bun Beanie ~ Tutorial

Having had long hair for most of my life, I know only too well that hats and ponytails don't always go well together. Today's showcased tutorial solves the problem of how to wear a beanie with hair that's tied up.

Learn how to make a beanie that fits over a bun or ponytail. Tutorial by DIY Crush

Saturday, 18 March 2017

Showcasing ~ Fabric Scraps Memory Game ~ Tutorial

I'm always on the lookout for fun sewing projects to help use up my ever growing stash of fabric scraps. Today's showcased tutorial is one such idea - a memory game made with small scraps of fabric.

Learn how to make a memory game using small scraps of fabric. Tutorial by Apple Green Cottage

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Fabric Sewing Basket with a Drawstring Top

A quick little make to show you today, and one I'm very happy with - a sewing basket to take to an upcoming quilting retreat.

Saturday, 11 March 2017

Threading Your Way ~ Features

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

A super fun toy, added to the Softies, Dolls & Toys link party. There's also a version made from a shirt...

Patchwork Rabbit Pattern by Denise, from DIY Crush... this week's featured blog. Denise, look out for your blog button in my sidebar. DIY Crush is choc-a-block full of free sewing tutorials - for women and kids, as well as a section on sewing tips. Denise regularly features sewing tutorials written by other bloggers.

Thursday, 9 March 2017

Pride and Prejudice Grocery Bag

A reusable grocery bag made with Pride & Prejudice fabric - what could be better for a Jane Austen fan.

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Holiday Additions to the Stash

It's always good to get away for a holiday - time to relax and break the everyday routines. Add some sewing related shopping to the mix - even better. I've just returned from a few days away, and as we often do, Mr TMW and I visited a couple of antique shops.

Sunday, 5 March 2017

Showcasing ~ Tunic Refashioned from a Top and a Skirt

Love skinny jeans, but prefer to have your butt covered? Tunic tops are the way to go. Today's showcased tutorial describes how to take a crop top, plus a skirt and refashion them into a tunic. Looks complicated, but it's really quite simple...

Learn how to take pre-loved clothes and refashion them into a tunic top that is perfect to wear with skinny jeans. Second Chances by Susan shows how.

Saturday, 4 March 2017

Showcasing ~ Adding a Zipper to a Hooded Sweatshirt

Today's showcased tutorial is much easier than you might first think. I know some people see the word ZIPPER and straight away dismiss the project as being too hard. If this is you, read on to see how to add a zipper to a too tight hoodie...

Learn how to add a zipper to a too tight hooded sweatshirt. Tutorial by Keeping It Real.