Saturday 23 December 2017

Seasons Greetings from Australia

Seasons Greetings from Australia ~ Threading My Way

For the last two weeks I've done absolutely no sewing or blogging - very different to last year at this time when I was feeling super organised.

Saturday 16 December 2017

Showcasing ~ How to Neatly Finish Topstitching ~ Tutorial

Topstitching can add a professional finish to a sewn project. When the item has two right sides, however, it becomes harder to create a neat finish. Today's showcased tutorial overcomes this problem.

Sunday 10 December 2017

Showcasing ~ Little Teabag Pouches ~ Tutorial

Many food related items are quick and easy to sew, making them ideal for gift giving. Today's showcased tutorial is one such project. Taking less than five minutes to whip up each one, why not make a bunch.

Learn how to make teabag pouches. Easy tutorial by Days Filled With Joy

Saturday 9 December 2017

Showcasing ~ How to Add a Name to a Baby Blanket

I've often thought that I should consider buying an embroidery machine. After watching today's showcased video tutorial, I'm thinking that I should make it a higher priority.

Learn how to use an embroidery machine to add a name to a baby blanket. Video tutorial by Karlie Belle.

Friday 8 December 2017

Stashbusting ~ Pillowcases for Charity

With pillowcases taking roughly one yard of fabric, they're great for busting through some of the stash. And they're quick and easy to make, too.

Tuesday 5 December 2017

Reusable Wrapping ~ 50+ Fabric Bags ~ Free Tutorials

Are you trying to cut down on wasted paper this Christmas? Today's post shows more than 50 ways to use fabric to make reusable bags for wrapping presents. Bags range from very simple; just a couple of rows of stitching, tied with a ribbon and made in literally minutes - to more elaborate and a gift in themselves.

Learn how to use fabric to make reusable wrapping bags. Tutorials at Threading My Way

Sunday 3 December 2017

Showcasing ~ Small Canvas Tote ~ Free Pattern & Tutorial

Small bags seem to be on trend at the moment. Measuring 13" x 8" x 7", this little canvas bag fits the bill nicely.

Learn how to make a small canvas tote bag. Free pattern and tutorial by So Sew Easy

Saturday 2 December 2017

Showcasing ~ Embroidered Snowflake Ornament ~ Pattern

Here in Australia, we celebrate Christmas in the middle of Summer. There's not a hint of snow anywhere in the country. And yet, we still have snowflake ornaments and decorations. Today's showcased project is one of the cutest snowflake ornaments I have ever seen.

Learn how to make an embroidered felt snowflake ornament. Free tutorial and pattern by Swoodson Says

Friday 1 December 2017

Mini Log Cabin Quilt ~ Another UFO Finished

Finally - I've finished my mini log cabin quilt. And I am so pleased with how it's turned out!!! It's taken nearly four years from start to finish, but I've done it, and it feels good.

Mini Log Cabin Quilt ~ Threading My Way