Thursday 31 May 2018

Google Response re Changes to Commenting on Blogger Blogs

In response to yesterday's post on Changes to Commenting on Blogger Blogs, Rochelle, from eSheep Designs, alerted me to the fact that a member of the Google team has shed some light on the issue. Thanks, Rochelle!

Wednesday 30 May 2018

Changes to Commenting on Blogger Blogs

Starting May 25th 2018, Google has made changes to the way commenting operates on Blogger blogs. I am assuming that the changes are because of privacy and the GDPR, but I cannot verify this.

Google has changed the way Blogger bloggers are notified about comments ~ Threading My Way

Sunday 27 May 2018

Showcasing ~ Upcycled Fabric Bunting Garland ~ Tutorial

Fabric bunting is a quick and easy way to add a decorative touch. Today's showcased uses upcycled fabric to make a garland to hang up in a REfUSE cafe.

Learn how to make bunting from men's shirts. Add lace and appliqué ~ Tutorial by Sew for Soul

Saturday 26 May 2018

Drawstring Laundry Bag

I seem to have made a lot of drawstring bags in recent times - soccer boots bag, produce bags and gift bags for charity. Well, here's another - a simple, unlined drawstring laundry bag.

Make a drawstring bag to carry dirty clothes home from the gym ~ Threading My Way

Sunday 20 May 2018

Showcasing ~ Upcycled Jeans Fish Pillows ~ Tutorial & Pattern

Today's showcased tutorial uses the interesting, and often hard to recycle bits of denim jeans, such as seams, buttons, and pockets, to add details to a fun project.

Learn how to make fish pillows from upcycled jeans. Tutorial by Pillar Box Blue.

Friday 18 May 2018

Cotton Muslin Reusable Produce Bags

I've had the reusable grocery bags sorted ages ago. There's always a supply in the car, with extras at home if needed. And I always try to have a small fold up bag in my handbag, for spur of the moment trips to the shops. But it's only in recent times that I've actually done something about the never ending supply of plastic that ends up at home as a result of putting fruit and vegetables into plastic bags.

Make some cotton produce bags from muslin ~ Threading My Way

Sunday 13 May 2018

Showcasing ~ The Perfect Purse ~ Free Pattern & Tutorial

Looking for a stylish, roomy bag with lots of pockets, including zippered ones? Today's showcased tutorial might just fit the bill.

Learn how to make a roomy shoulder bag with lots of pockets. Tutorial by Life Sew Savoury.

Saturday 12 May 2018

Showcasing ~ Easy Bow Tie ~ Free Pattern & Tutorial

If your man needs to wear a bow tie, but doesn't want the fuss of tying his own, today's showcased tutorial will step you through the process of making one for him. No one will know he didn't tie it in the traditional way.

Learn how to make a no tie bow tie. Free pattern & tutorial by So Sew Easy

Friday 11 May 2018

Easy to Make Gathered Skirts

Gathered skirts are SO easy to make. All straight line sewing, you can whip one up in no time at all, making them a perfect project if you are new to sewing.

Easy to make gathered skirts for girls ~ Threading My Way

Thursday 10 May 2018

Double Four Patch Quilt Block

Last week I whipped up 22 quilt blocks using fat quarters and a few scraps of fabric. A post by Margie, from Nanny + Friends Charity Sew prompted me to dig out suitable fabrics from my stash.

Sunday 6 May 2018

Threading Your Way ~ Features

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

Six colourful bibs, added to the Everything Baby link party. What a fantastic way to use up small scraps of fabric...

Baby Bibs by Klaudia, from Klaudia's Kreativ World... this week's featured blog. Klaudia, look out for your blog button in my sidebar. Klaudia does a lot of recycling with denim jeans. Here's a few of my favourites...
While you're there, check out her tutorials.

Friday 4 May 2018

Drawstring Soccer Boots Bag

A new pair of soccer boots calls for a new bag to carry them around in. And what better than a roomy drawstring bag.

Make a drawstring bag to hold soccer boots ~ Threading My Way

Tuesday 1 May 2018

Is it Possible to Avoid Plastic Packaging when Sewing

After my last post - 15 Reusable Shopping Bag Tutorials - I got to thinking about how sewing contributes to the plastic problem, and wondered if there are any answers.