Seven years blogging - can you believe that? To be honest, if it wasn't for Rochelle sending me an email this year, the seven year mark would have totally passed me by.
Friday, 31 August 2018
Saturday, 25 August 2018
Showcasing ~ Mini Backpack Coin Purse ~ Free Pattern
Don't be deceived - this is no ordinary backpack. Measuring just 3½" x 3" x 2", it's a cute, little coin purse. Wouldn't these make great presents.
Friday, 24 August 2018
Showcasing ~ Turn a Napkin into a Pillow / Cushion ~ Tutorial
It's no secret that I love text fabric!!! Text fabric on a napkin (serviette), with a black crocheted edge - even better.
Thursday, 23 August 2018
What Do You Do When a Project Goes Wrong?
Do you ever think everything is going along swimmingly with what you are sewing, only to find that you've made a mistake quite early on in the process, but didn't notice. That was me with this hand stitched project.
Tuesday, 21 August 2018
Sewn by YOU ~ Drawstring Bag with Divider ~ Nail Polish Bag
It usually takes a while for readers to start creating projects from one of my tutorials. Not so my latest tutorial - the Drawstring Gift Bag with Divider.
Monday, 20 August 2018
New at Threading My Way ~ Daily Featured Free Tutorial
Have you seen the new link in the sidebar here at Threading My Way? Look over in the sidebar halfway down.
This is the first one...
Featured Free Tutorial
Sunday, 19 August 2018
Showcasing ~ Receiving Blanket, Swaddling Blanket ~ Tutorial
Who doesn't love sewing for babies? I know I do! I think it has something to do with welcoming a new little one into the world - not to mention most of the items are tiny, cute and fast to whip up.
Saturday, 18 August 2018
Showcasing ~ Bucket Bag ~ Free Pattern & Tutorial
With a finished size of 15" x 11", today's showcased bag is not only roomy, but has seven pockets inside. The stylish bucket bag is designed to be made with thickish materials, such as upholstery fabric or leather.
Tuesday, 14 August 2018
Text Fabric ~ Reusable Grocery Bag ~ My Favourite
It's no secret that I LOVE text fabric - doesn't matter what the text says, or even if it's legible or in another language. I think that just adds to the appeal.
Sunday, 12 August 2018
Showcasing ~ Snow Globe Coaster ~ Free Pattern & Tutorial
We call them coasters in Australia. You might call them mug rugs. Whatever you call them, today's showcased project is super cute - and definitely required thinking outside the square by the creator.
Saturday, 11 August 2018
Showcasing ~ Bandana Bunny ~ Free Pattern & Tutorial
Softies come in all shapes and sizes, the main criteria being that they are soft and cuddly - a toy that a child can snuggle up to. Adorable and cute, like today's showcased project, just adds to their appeal.
Friday, 10 August 2018
Why a Skirt is a Good Beginner Project...
or When a Project Doesn't Go to Plan
Why is a simple gathered skirt a good project for a beginner? It's all straight line sewing, with the addition of some elastic. You can't go wrong - or can you?
Wednesday, 8 August 2018
Silk Screen Printed Silhouette Quilt ~ Finally Finished
It's finished!!! At long last I have finished the silk screen printed silhouette quilt - over four years in the making.
Monday, 6 August 2018
Showcasing ~ DIY Magnetic Pin Jar ~ Tutorial
Today's showcased project involves no sewing whatsoever, but you'll use it almost every time you do sew. And, it only takes one minute to make...
Sunday, 5 August 2018
Threading Your Way ~ Features
This week's features (all have been Pinned)...
A fabulous tutorial, added to the Sewing Accessories link party. A clever way to carry unfinished quilt blocks and spools of thread when out and about...
If you want to make money from sewing and quilting, check out Joy's 31 part series.
Saturday, 4 August 2018
Showcasing ~ Vintage Handkerchief Jewellery Pouch ~ Tutorial
We grew up with hankies, not tissues. They were the first item I learnt to iron. Yep, you read that right. We used to iron our handkerchiefs!!! Hard to imagine now. I'm kicking myself for throwing out so many pretty handkerchiefs over the years - so many things I could do with them now, today's adorable bag being one of them.
Friday, 3 August 2018
Winter Garden in Australia ~ Signs of Spring
Long time readers of Threading My Way will know that while my blog is mainly about sewing, gardening is my passion. It's my happy place. Since it has been a while since I've shown you pics, I thought it was about time to rectify that.
Wednesday, 1 August 2018
Text Fabric Nail Polish Bag ~ Drawstring Gift Bag
When I showed you my drawstring bag with a divider, I indicated I'd made a second bag. Well, here it is...
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