Sunday, 9 August 2020

Featuring ~ Crocheted Scrunchies ~ Pattern

Scrunchies have made a comeback. Whether they be sewn from fabric or crocheted, scrunchies are once again a fashionable hair accessory. 


Saturday, 8 August 2020

Showcasing ~ How to Mend Jeans by Hand + Beetle Pattern

Strong and durable as jeans are, they invariably end up with worn patches. It seems that holes in jeans are now fashionable, but if you're not keen on that look, there's many ways to mend the hole and extend the life of an otherwise good pair of jeans.


Sunday, 26 July 2020

Showcasing ~ Fat Quarter Tea Towels ~ Tutorial

I have bundles and bundles of fat quarters, most bought on sale at my local quilting store. I'm not saving them up for anything in particular. The right project always comes along, eventually. 


Saturday, 25 July 2020

Showcasing ~ Lace Zipper Pouch + Hexagon Flower ~ Tutorial

Sewing zippers sounds scary - until you do it! I've never sewn a lace zipper, but it looks even easier than a regular zip.


Wednesday, 22 July 2020

Sunday, 19 July 2020

Showcasing ~Wool Mat & Cutting Mat Carrier ~ Tutorial

How do you manage when you go to a sewing class or retreat? How do you get your sewing machine and all your gear from the car to the venue? Me, well - my bags precariously sit on top of my sewing machine, which is strapped to a trolley. Today's showcased tutorial solves that problem. It's a bag with a sleeve which fits over the trolley handles.


Saturday, 18 July 2020

Showcasing ~ Denim Baseball ~ Tutorial

For a dog that loves to fetch, today's showcased tutorial is just the thing, as an alternative to the usual tennis ball.


Wednesday, 15 July 2020

Library Bag ~ Easy Unlined Book Bag ~ Tutorial

If you can sew a straight line, you can whip up an unlined library, or book bag. This is a very easy project - perfect for someone who is new to sewing.