Sunday 31 March 2019

Showcasing ~ Pencil Holder Tray ~ Free Pattern & Tutorial

Whether it be my computer desk or my sewing table, I find I can keep my work space tidier if I have a small tray close at hand. Today's showcased project comes in three sizes - a sturdy fabric basket perfect for organising pencils or sewing bits and pieces.

Learn how to make a sturdy fabric tray. Tutorial by Apple Green Cottage

Saturday 30 March 2019

Showcasing ~ Sewing Machine Cover ~ Tutorial

I hate to admit it, but I don't have a cover for my sewing machine - not unless you count a tea towel draped over the top. Hmmm - it's about time I got my act together and whipped one up. Read on for today's showcased project, if like me, you are in need of a sewing machine cover.

Learn how to make a sewing machine cover. Tutorial by Plum and Petal Sews.

Saturday 23 March 2019

Showcasing ~ Ironic Tote Bag ~ Tutorial

What do you do with clothing labels? Well, after seeing today's showcased tutorial, you might just have to begin collecting them. I know I will be!! A bag that looks great, is lots of fun and made from upcycled materials.

Learn how to make a tote bag by repurposing clothing labels. Tutorial by I Am Sew Crazy.

Wednesday 20 March 2019

Creative Ways to Organise & Store Fabric Scraps

If you do a lot of sewing, you'll soon find yourself with small offcuts - little scraps of fabric that multiply at an alarming rate. There was a time when I used to throw the small pieces away. Not anymore!!! Anything larger than 2" x 2" is kept and stored for future use.

Creative Ways to organise and store fabric scraps ~ Threading My Way

Sunday 17 March 2019

Creative Sewing & Craft Rooms / Spaces

I'm always on the lookout for cost effective ideas I can implement in my sewing room - ways to save space and store all the paraphernalia associated with my hobby. So today I thought I'd share some great ideas I've come across, many of them from the Sewing Spaces link party, here at Threading My Way

Saturday 9 March 2019

Showcasing ~ Scissors Pouch ~ Pattern & Tutorial

As sewists, most of us own several pairs of scissors in varying sizes. Rather than have a separate holder for each, make one holder that houses five pairs of scissors - three at the front and two at the back.

Learn how to make a fabric pouch that fits five pairs of scissors. Tutorial and pattern by So Sew Easy.

Sunday 3 March 2019

Showcasing ~ Embroidered Hexies Needle Book ~ Tutorial

When you sew for a hobby a needle book is a must for easy, safe storage. Or maybe you call it a needle case like I do. If you're like me and have lots of hexies already made, half the work is already done for today's showcased project.

Learn how to sew a needle book embellished with embroidered hexies. Tutorial by Sum of their Stories