Saturday, 23 December 2017
Seasons Greetings from Australia
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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