Sunday 26 November 2017

Showcasing ~ Add Extra Pockets to any Bag ~ Tutorial

I'm forever losing things in the bottom of my bags. The bigger the bag, the longer it takes me to find them. Today's showcased tutorial is a great solution to keeping everything in it's place within a tote bag.

Learn how to add extra pockets to any bag. Tutorial by So Sew Easy

Saturday 25 November 2017

Showcasing ~ Swim Cap Pattern ~ Free Pattern + Tutorial

In just a few days it will be Summer, and for many Australians, that means lots of time spent swimming, both at the beach or in pools. If caps are part of your swimming gear, why not make your own to match your swimsuit.

Learn how to sew a swimming cap for adults and children. Free pattern and tutorial by Cucicucicoo.

Saturday 18 November 2017

Showcasing ~ Felt Christmas Star Decorations ~ Free Pattern

Ornaments for the Christmas tree need not be expensive. Make your own attractive and unbreakable decorations using a few small scraps of felt. 

Learn how to make felt Christmas star decorations from felt. Tutorial by Apple Green Cottage

Monday 13 November 2017

Christmas Pillowcases ~ cutting the right number of items

I so don't want to think about Christmas yet, but it's fast approaching whether I like it or not. Last year I began sewing for the festive season quite early, and paced myself throughout the year. It's a different story in 2017 - pillowcases are the first items I've sewn.

Sunday 12 November 2017

Threading Your Way ~ Features

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

An awesome quilt added to both the Softies, Dolls & Toys and the Quilting & Patchwork link parties. Blocks patterned after game boards - so clever...

Game Quilt by Joy, from Joy's Jots, Shots & Whatnots... this week's featured blog. Joy, look out for your blog button in my sidebar. Over at Joy's Jots, Shots & Whatnots you'll find lots of sewing tutorials. If you are new to sewing, check out the Beginner's Sewing Lessons. You'll also find embroidery files and tech how-to posts.

Saturday 11 November 2017

Showcasing ~ Felt Gift Card Envelope ~ Tutorial

Personalise a gift card by making a pretty envelope - so much better than a plain white paper envelope, which is what I normally resort to. This one is made from felt, and it's reusable, too.

Learn how to make a pretty felt gift card envelope. Tutorial by Sum of their Stories

Friday 10 November 2017

Drawstring Bags ~ Stashbusting

Just a quick post today to show you my latest makes that have used a little of my poly/cotton stash - lined drawstring bags.

Learn how to make a lined drawstring bag ~ Threading My Way

Sunday 5 November 2017

Showcasing ~ Doll Sleeping Bag ~ Tutorial

Today's showcased tutorial is perfect for someone who is new to sewing - a sleeping bag for a doll or small teddy.

Learn how to make a simple sleeping bag for a rag doll. Easy tutorial by Joy with Purpose

Saturday 4 November 2017

Showcasing ~ High-Low T-shirt ~ Free Pattern + Tutorial

Today's showcased tutorial is for a high-low t-shirt, that is loose fitting and comfortable - perfect for casual wear, or activities such as Pilates and Yoga.

Learn how to make a high-low t-shirt that covers the panty line. Free pattern and tutorial by So Sew Easy