Tuesday 20 August 2019

Letting Go of Stuff ~ in My Sewing Room

The more I declutter and get rid of unused things in my sewing room, the easier it gets to let go of even more items that I'll never in a million years get around to using.

Sunday 18 August 2019

Showcasing ~ Counting Quiet Book

I love sharing quiet books with children. They're as much fun for me as the child I'm reading to / playing with.

Make a number quiet book - walk in the park ~ Celtic Thistle Stitches

Saturday 17 August 2019

Showcasing ~ Shadow Appliqué Pillow Cover ~ Tutorial

I've done plenty of appliqué work, but until today, had never heard of shadow appliqué. I love the effect, and what's more, it's a perfect project for using up lots of small scraps of fabric.

Learn how to do shadow appliqué and make a scrappy pillow cover. Tutorial by Clever Chameleon Quilting.

Tuesday 13 August 2019

No Zip Pencil Case ~ Easy to Make Drawstring Bag

Time was on my side this week. Consequently I managed to whip up some drawstring bag pencil cases - no zipper required.

Sunday 11 August 2019

Sock Softies ~ 10 Free Tutorials

Softies can be elaborate creations, or they can be simple enough to be made by a child. Today's roundup showcases softies that are all made from socks.

Sock Snake ~ Tutorial by Julie, from Sum of their Stories

Saturday 10 August 2019

Showcasing ~ Simple Embroidery Scissors Case ~ Tutorial

Embroidery scissors have quite sharp points, and as such, really should have their own dedicated case for when out and about. Today's showcased tutorial will help, if like me, you need to make a small case for your scissors.

Learn how to make a small case for embroidery scissors. Tutorial by Sum of their Stories.

Friday 9 August 2019

Drawstring Toiletry Bags

Sewing has been sporadic as of late here at Threading My Way. My motivation is back, but time is not always on my side, both for sewing and blogging. So, a quick post today to show you some drawstring bags I recently made.

Drawstring toiletry bags ~ Threading My Way

Sunday 4 August 2019

Showcasing ~ Drawstring Backpack for a Softie ~ Tutorial

We adults inevitably end up carrying the softies that our kids insist they must bring along when out and about. Not any more! Today's showcased tutorial solves that problem - the kids can carry their own softies in their very own drawstring adventure bag.

Learn how to make a drawstring backpack that will carry a softie ~ tutorial by PA Country Crafts

Saturday 3 August 2019

Showcasing ~ Sashiko Coin Purse ~ Tutorial

In my handbag I carry a both a wallet and a coin purse. The small wallet is for notes and credit cards, whilst the coin purse separately houses coins, USB drive and a Swiss knife set with all sorts of gadgets such as scissors and a nail file. Having both a wallet and coin purse means I can easily carry one or the other, or both.

Learn how to use the Sashiko technique to make a coin purse ~ Tutorial by Vicky Myers Creations