Scrunchies have made a comeback. Whether they be sewn from fabric or crocheted, scrunchies are once again a fashionable hair accessory.
Sunday 9 August 2020
Saturday 8 August 2020
Strong and durable as jeans are, they invariably end up with worn patches. It seems that holes in jeans are now fashionable, but if you're not keen on that look, there's many ways to mend the hole and extend the life of an otherwise good pair of jeans.
Wednesday 29 July 2020
How gorgeous is this paper pieced drawstring fabric basket! Wouldn't you just love to receive this in a swap.
Sunday 26 July 2020
I have bundles and bundles of fat quarters, most bought on sale at my local quilting store. I'm not saving them up for anything in particular. The right project always comes along, eventually.
Saturday 25 July 2020
Wednesday 22 July 2020
Sunday 19 July 2020
How do you manage when you go to a sewing class or retreat? How do you get your sewing machine and all your gear from the car to the venue? Me, well - my bags precariously sit on top of my sewing machine, which is strapped to a trolley. Today's showcased tutorial solves that problem. It's a bag with a sleeve which fits over the trolley handles.
Saturday 18 July 2020
Wednesday 15 July 2020
Sunday 12 July 2020
Saturday 11 July 2020
Wednesday 8 July 2020
When I started this little blog, I had no idea that so many people would look at my sewing tutorials, let alone use them to make their own projects. Fast forward many years, and I still get a thrill every single time I see a photo of something made by using or modifying one of my tutorials.
Sunday 5 July 2020
I sewed almost all my kids' clothes when they were babies. If the baby bubble romper had been around then, I know I'd have used the pattern many times. It's super cute, roomy and totally practical.
Saturday 4 July 2020
Wednesday 1 July 2020
Whether you call them table napkins or serviettes, those made from fabric are definitely more environmentally friendly than paper. And, they look so much nicer, too.
Sunday 28 June 2020
Saturday 27 June 2020
Wednesday 24 June 2020
Sunday 21 June 2020
Saturday 20 June 2020
Wednesday 17 June 2020
Hand sanitisers now seem to be a way of life. Prior to the current situation, I rarely used them. Now, however, when I venture out, my little bottle of gel comes with me. So today I thought I'd share some tutorials showing nifty ways to store them for ease of use.
Sunday 14 June 2020
With one handle longer than the other, a Japanese Knot Bag is a little different to your everyday bag. The unique design makes for a bag that will easily contain the contents, but without the actual installation of an enclosure.
Saturday 13 June 2020
Reusable fabric market totes are definitely the way to go. Not only are they environmentally friendly, but they can be made to suit your style.
Thursday 11 June 2020
More so than ever, I've been retreating to my happy place - our garden. Although we're eleven days into Winter here in Australia, the following are photos taken throughout the months of Autumn.
Saturday 6 June 2020
Cut down on plastic in the kitchen by making a set of reusable fabric bowl covers. Not only will you be helping the environment, but there'll be no more fighting with cling wrap.
Sunday 24 May 2020
Sunday 9 February 2020
Tuesday 4 February 2020
I get a kick every single time I see something made with one of my tutorials. I just love seeing the fabrics chosen to suit the purpose, and that make it yours.
Sunday 2 February 2020
Friday 31 January 2020
It doesn't matter how long you have been sewing, there's always something new to learn. Today's showcased tutorial is one such example for me. It's one of those - how simple, why-didn't-I-already-know-this things.