How old is too old to wear a pretty tutu? Read on to find out how to make one for your favourite little girl - or for yourself.
Sunday, 28 July 2019
Saturday, 27 July 2019
Showcasing ~ Reusable Splash Balls ~ Tutorial
If you are in the Northern Hemisphere in the middle of a long hot Summer, keeping cool with be uppermost on your mind. For kids, that means water play, sometimes in the form of splash balls, water bombs and super splashers. Ditch the plastic balloons - check out today's showcased tutorial, and make some reusable splash balls.
Saturday, 20 July 2019
Showcasing ~ Emma Bag Made with Selvedges
After my last post showing you my selvedge fabric basket, I thought I'd show you a larger project made with selvedge fabric - a cross body handbag.
Wednesday, 17 July 2019
Selvedge Fabric Basket
I am absolutely thrilled with my latest creation - a little fabric basket made with selvedges. With a finished size of 5" x 3" x 5" it's a handy size to hold bits and pieces in my sewing room - to help keep it tidy.
Sunday, 14 July 2019
Showcasing ~ Shibori Table Runner and Table Mats ~ Tutorial
For a long time, I've been fascinated with shibori dyeing, but I have yet to give it a go. Today's showcased tutorial starts with shibori dyeing and ends with a beautiful set of table mats and a table runner.
Saturday, 13 July 2019
Showcasing ~ Reversible Quilted Fabric Plate ~ Tutorial
Today's showcased project is something I've never seen before - a quilted fabric plate. It's unique, practical and I love it.
Thursday, 11 July 2019
Grandmother's Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress
Progress has been slow on my Grandmother's Flower Garden Quilt. Truth be told, progress has been non-existent, until last week that is. Last July I worked out how I was going to hand sew the hexagons together, but progress stalled.
Tuesday, 9 July 2019
Grocery / Shopping / Market Bags ~ 15 Free Tutorials
There is no doubt about it - the amount of plastic we are creating, using and disposing of is harming the world we live in. One way we can all help is by bringing our own reusable bags when we go shopping. Refuse both the single use plastics and the so called thicker reusable plastic bags on offer. Today I'm showcasing fifteen FREE fabric bag & tote patterns and tutorials, all with step by step instructions and lots of photos to help you make your own bags.
Sunday, 7 July 2019
Showcasing ~ Appliquéd Jeans Tote ~ Inspiration
Blue and yellow is one of my favourite colour combos - it works every single time. Add some denim to the mix, and the effect is even more striking.
Saturday, 6 July 2019
Showcasing ~ How to Make a Scrunchie ~ Tutorial
Scrunchies are back!!! The must have fashion statement from the 80s is making a return, and I, for one, am not unhappy about it.
Thursday, 4 July 2019
Reusable Tote Bag ~ Easy to Make ~ Repurposing Tutorial
You have the reusable grocery bags sorted, and you are remembering to bring them for the weekly food shopping. But what about incidental shopping? Do you have a bag at the ready for when you find yourself making unexpected shopping purchases? Today's tutorial will show you how to make an unlined, lightweight bag that will easily fit inside your handbag, so you'll always have one on hand.
Tuesday, 2 July 2019
Upcycled Drawstring Travel Storage Bags
A couple of weeks ago I showed you my new travel storage bags. I am on a roll. I've made a few more - not as pretty as the last lot, but just as functional.
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