Whether you call them selvedges or selvages, they are the self finished edges that prevent fabric from fraying. Often thicker than the rest of the fabric and prone to puckering, selvedges are often discarded.
Tuesday, 26 February 2019
Saturday, 23 February 2019
Showcasing ~ Mesh Backpack Swimming Bag ~ Tutorial
Today's showcased tutorial is a swimming bag that not only dries quickly, but is partially made with mesh - no nooks and crannies for sand to hide in. It's easy to carry as a backpack, and also has a handy pocket.
Friday, 22 February 2019
How to make a ~ Fabric Basket with Handles ~ Tutorial
A fabric basket is a great place to store all those little bits and pieces that children collect. Measuring 6.5" x 6" x 6" (16.5cm x 15cm x 15cm), this handy sized basket is sturdy enough to stand up by itself. Today's tutorial will show you how to easily make one.
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
Reusable Produce Bags ~ Make Your Own ~ Free Tutorials
Last week I showed you the four different reusable produce bags that I use, and told you how they rate. Today I'm sharing several tutorials so you can make your own drawstring bags to carry fruit and vegetables when grocery shopping.
Saturday, 16 February 2019
Showcasing ~ Three Ways to Make Tassels ~ Tutorial
Tassels can be used as ornaments, embellishments, and decorations. Think curtain holdbacks or hanging from a handbag. They look rather fancy, but in reality, are relatively easy to make.
Friday, 15 February 2019
Reusable Produce Bags ~ My Thoughts on Different Types
Reusable shopping bags are becoming more and more prevalent, depending on where you live, but over here in Australia reusable produce bags are less common. Over the last twelve months I've used four different types of reusable produce bags...
Sunday, 10 February 2019
Sewn by YOU ~ Tiered Gathered Skirt
Gathered skirts are the staple of any little girl's wardrobe. Easy to make and comfortable to wear, they're a win win. What's more, you don't need much yardage of fabric, especially when made with co-ordinating colours.
Saturday, 9 February 2019
Showcasing ~ Heart Pillow with Pocket ~ Tutorial Two Ways
Valentines Day is just around the corner, but it's not too late to whip up today's showcased project - a little pillow with a pocket for sweet notes.
Sunday, 3 February 2019
Showcasing ~ Zippered Pouch for Sewing Notions ~ Tutorial
Zippered pouches have SO many uses! How about keeping your sewing notions neat, tidy and always at hand with this cute little zippie - today's showcased tutorial. They'd be great for taking to a sewing retreat, too, where you sometimes have limited space, but still need all your bits and pieces within easy reach.
Friday, 1 February 2019
Summer Down Under ~ A Tour of Our Garden
There hasn't been much sewing happening here at Threading My Way, not unless you count a few hand sewn alterations. Any spare time I've had has been spent out in our garden - my happy place.
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