In my last post, I talked about my thoughts on the Christine Haynes Emery Dress sewing pattern and how I changed the regular sleeves to these tie sleeves in order to recreate a pretty dress that I had spotted on the High Street. I have had so many lovely comments about it on social media… Continue reading How I made my Christine Haynes Emery Dress Tie Sleeve Hack
A little while ago, whilst browsing through Pinterest – as you do in the middle of the night – I came across some pictures of some really pretty bedding ideas, and how to arrange your pillows. I immediately decided I NEEDED 2 very large white square cushions to place at the back of the bed… Continue reading How to make simple envelope cushion covers with piping.
Back in December I showed you how to make fabric Christmas tree bunting, and now that we are a week away from Easter I thought I would adapt this to make some cute Easter bunny bunting. If you would like to check out my previous post on how to make Christmas tree bunting you can… Continue reading Fabric Easter Bunny Bunting Garland Tutorial
I’m always on the look out for a project that will use up the small scraps of fabric that are lurking in my fabric stash. This is a good one. These fabric snack bags are lined with waterproof PUL fabric so are practical and washable. If you don’t have PUL or prefer not to use… Continue reading Fabric Snack Bag Tutorial
At the end of last year I noticed that @ute_ig and @sanaeishida on Instagram were hosting their 4th #2017sve – a wonderful secret Valentine exchange opportunity where you submit your details over to them and they secretly let you have the details of someone to make a handmade item for. I have never taken… Continue reading Oven Glove and Pot Holder Tutorial
I love a bit of handmade bias. I have made lots and lots of it over the years. Up until recently they were all for dressmaking and accessories. But last week I used some handmade bias to bind the edge of my first handmade quilt – blog to follow. Whilst it is fairly easy to… Continue reading Easy Single Fold Continuous Bias Binding Tape Tutorial
I’m so pleased to share this make with you all. Such a pretty little fabric basket that could be used for a number of other uses, and as usual with me – fairly quick to make using small pieces of fabric. You will need: 2 coordinating pieces of fabric. Out of each piece of fabric… Continue reading Quilted Fabric Thread Catcher Tutorial