Sunday 26 March 2017

Threading Your Way ~ Features

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

A comprehensive tutorial, added to the Pillows & Cushions link party. Much cheaper than buying a ready made body pillow...

How to Sew a Body Pillow and Pillowcase, by Sahana, from Vikalpah... this week's featured blog. Sahana, look out for your blog button in my sidebar. Vikalpah is not just about sewing, although you will find many detailed, well written sewing tutorials. There's also lots of gift wrapping ideas, jewellery crafts, room & wall decor ideas, and edible crafts.

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.