Grab your fabric scraps and offcuts, to make a useful little drawstring bag. It's a quick and easy project that will help you bust some of the little pieces of fabric you've been collecting. Today's tutorial will show you how...
Monday, 30 January 2017
Saturday, 28 January 2017
Today's showcased tutorial shows how to make a sweet little bag that's just perfect for Valentines Day. That gives you just over two weeks if you would like to make one for this year.
Today's showcased tutorial has everything - playing with dye to create fun effects, upcycling denim jeans and embellishing with a little hand stitching, all to create these adorable pencil cases. They'd be perfect for Valentines Day!
Thursday, 26 January 2017
Tuesday, 24 January 2017
Complete with blurry iPhone photos, I'm going to show you some reusable fabric grocery bags that I made my Mum for Christmas. I've made so many of these bags now, that I've lost count. But this was my first time adding a removable, solid bottom to the bag.
Saturday, 21 January 2017
This week's features (all have been Pinned)...
Some super cute hearts, added to the Denim Refashioning link party. Two different versions in the one tutorial. Can't work out which are my favourites...
How to Make Denim Hearts from Old Jeans by Claire, from Pillar Box Blue... this week's featured blog. Claire, look out for your blog button in my sidebar. If you like repurposing denim jeans, Pillar Box Blue is a must read. Check out Claire's upcyced maps, crafts and DIY.
Thursday, 19 January 2017
The other day I showed you the quilt my daughter and I made together. We are both very pleased with how it turned out, and it seems, you guys like it too. I've had a few people ask me how we put it together, so I'm going to give you a few more details to enable you to make one, too.
Tuesday, 17 January 2017
Sunday, 15 January 2017
The Diva Envelope Clutch is a portfolio style bag, which looks like an envelope when open. Made with eSheep Designs' latest pattern, the clutch makes it easy to carry around folders and papers without the hassle of lugging a big bag or briefcase.
Saturday, 14 January 2017
Today's showcased tutorial will show you how to make an adorable sock monkey. I've always loved sock monkeys, but this would have to be the cutest one I have ever seen.
Friday, 13 January 2017
Whether you call them cushions, pillows or throw pillows, I'm thrilled with how this set turned out. Although they appear to be the same shape as a pillow you might sleep on, in reality, these cushions are much smaller, and are destined to sit on a lounge (sofa).
Wednesday, 11 January 2017
Have you ever wondered how to make a buttonhole that is exactly the right size to accommodate a large button with a shank? There's an easy, fail safe method for determining the length of a buttonhole.