Sunday, 26 July 2020

Showcasing ~ Fat Quarter Tea Towels ~ Tutorial

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

Showcasing ~ Lace Zipper Pouch + Hexagon Flower ~ Tutorial

Sewing zippers sounds scary - until you do it! I've never sewn a lace zipper, but it looks even easier than a regular zip.


Wednesday, 22 July 2020

Sunday, 19 July 2020

Showcasing ~Wool Mat & Cutting Mat Carrier ~ Tutorial

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

Showcasing ~ Denim Baseball ~ Tutorial

For a dog that loves to fetch, today's showcased tutorial is just the thing, as an alternative to the usual tennis ball.


Wednesday, 15 July 2020

Library Bag ~ Easy Unlined Book Bag ~ Tutorial

If you can sew a straight line, you can whip up an unlined library, or book bag. This is a very easy project - perfect for someone who is new to sewing.


Saturday, 11 July 2020

Wednesday, 8 July 2020

Sewn by YOU ~ Fabric Baskets

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

Showcasing ~ Baby Bubble Romper ~ Pattern & Tutorial

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

Showcasing ~ Fabric Flower AppliquƩ Tote ~ Tutorial

Adding interest to a plain bag can be as simple as attaching an appliquƩd design. It's a lot easier than you may think.


Wednesday, 1 July 2020

Cloth Table Napkins / Serviettes ~ 8 Free Tutorials

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.