Saturday, 23 March 2019

Showcasing ~ Ironic Tote Bag ~ Tutorial

What do you do with clothing labels? Well, after seeing today's showcased tutorial, you might just have to begin collecting them. I know I will be!! A bag that looks great, is lots of fun and made from upcycled materials.

Learn how to make a tote bag by repurposing clothing labels. Tutorial by I Am Sew Crazy.

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Creative Ways to Organise & Store Fabric Scraps

If you do a lot of sewing, you'll soon find yourself with small offcuts - little scraps of fabric that multiply at an alarming rate. There was a time when I used to throw the small pieces away. Not anymore!!! Anything larger than 2" x 2" is kept and stored for future use.

Creative Ways to organise and store fabric scraps ~ Threading My Way

Sunday, 17 March 2019

Creative Sewing & Craft Rooms / Spaces

I'm always on the lookout for cost effective ideas I can implement in my sewing room - ways to save space and store all the paraphernalia associated with my hobby. So today I thought I'd share some great ideas I've come across, many of them from the Sewing Spaces link party, here at Threading My Way


Saturday, 9 March 2019

Showcasing ~ Scissors Pouch ~ Pattern & Tutorial

As sewists, most of us own several pairs of scissors in varying sizes. Rather than have a separate holder for each, make one holder that houses five pairs of scissors - three at the front and two at the back.

Learn how to make a fabric pouch that fits five pairs of scissors. Tutorial and pattern by So Sew Easy.

Sunday, 3 March 2019

Showcasing ~ Embroidered Hexies Needle Book ~ Tutorial

When you sew for a hobby a needle book is a must for easy, safe storage. Or maybe you call it a needle case like I do. If you're like me and have lots of hexies already made, half the work is already done for today's showcased project.

Learn how to sew a needle book embellished with embroidered hexies. Tutorial by Sum of their Stories

Tuesday, 26 February 2019

40+ Projects to Make With ~ Selvedges ~ Selvages

Whether you call them selvedges or selvages, they are the self finished edges that prevent fabric from fraying. Often thicker than the rest of the fabric and prone to puckering, selvedges are often discarded.


Sewing projects to make with selvedge / selvage fabric ~ Threading My Way


Saturday, 23 February 2019

Showcasing ~ Mesh Backpack Swimming Bag ~ Tutorial

Today's showcased tutorial is a swimming bag that not only dries quickly, but is partially made with mesh - no nooks and crannies for sand to hide in. It's easy to carry as a backpack, and also has a handy pocket.

Learn how to sew a mesh swimming bag - a backpack with a pocket that dries easily. Tutorial by So With Sparkles.

Friday, 22 February 2019

How to make a ~ Fabric Basket with Handles ~ Tutorial

fabric basket is a great place to store all those little bits and pieces that children collect. Measuring 6.5" x 6" x 6" (16.5cm x 15cm x 15cm), this handy sized basket is sturdy enough to stand up by itself. Today's tutorial will show you how to easily make one.

Learn how to make a fabric basket with handles. Tutorial by Threading My Way

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Reusable Produce Bags ~ Make Your Own ~ Free Tutorials

Last week I showed you the four different reusable produce bags that I use, and told you how they rate. Today I'm sharing several tutorials so you can make your own drawstring bags to carry fruit and vegetables when grocery shopping.

Ditch the plastic & make your own reusable produce bags for fruit & vegetables. Threading My Way