Easy Peasy Girl’s Skirt Sewing Tutorial

Easy Peasy Girl’s Skirt The finished length of this skirt is 40cm- Adjust the fabric length if needed. It will fit a waist 18in to 28in for measurement outside this range double the waist size for the width of fabric required. In addition to a sewing machine and thread you will need: ½ m of…

Perfect Summer Book Bag Sewing Tutorial

Perfect Summer Book Bag Sewing Tutorial In addition to a sewing machine and thread you will need: ½ m of cotton fabric 45in wide cut as follows 27cm x 57cm- Front 27cm x 33cm- Inside 27cm x 17cm- x2 Page holders inside 39cm x 6cm- x2 Straps 30cm of ribbon Interfacing 27cm x 17cm- x2…

Simple to Sew Shopping Bag Tutorial

Shopping Bag Tutorial Today is a Snow day so me and Florence are house bound until further notice so we’ve had to find something to do…… I’m always using super market shopping bags to transport the projects I’m working on so I’ve decided to make one so that I can avoid using more plastic. Florence…

Halloween Mummy Cushion Sewing Tutorial

Halloween Mummy Cushion Sewing Tutorial I love Halloween and even more so little handmade spooky touches for your home. I hope you like this one. You Will Need: White cotton fabric cut as follows 36cm x 36cm, 36cm x 20cm and 36cm x 28cm Black fabric or felt cut as floors 15cm x 8cm and…

Free Bear Rice Bag Sewing Pattern & Tutorial

Free Bear Rice Bag Sewing Pattern & Tutorial You Will Need: FQ of Fabric 2 eyes (or sew them on. If not please test that they can withstand the heat in the microwave!) 500g dry Rice Thread Pins Sewing machine Hand sewing needle Bear Template How to do it: Place your fabric right side together…

Pumpkin Knot Bag a must sew for Halloween

To make this gorgeous Halloween Pumpkin Bag You will need: ½ meter of orange fabric FQ green fabric Scrap of black felt Thread Templates: Pumpkin Bag Pumpkin Face SEAM ALLOWANCE ¼ inch…..Use the side of the machine foot as a guide. 1. Cut out the two paper templates, you will need tape the bag together-…

How to make new PJ bottoms from old ones

We all have a favourite pair of PJ’s don’t we? Well I do but they’re not looking their best :(. Time for some new ones I think. This is a bit of a long blog as I will go through all stages of pattern drafting and construction so I’m not apologising!! You will need: Old…

Winter is here……bring out the sausage!

I don’t know about you but I’m really feeling the cold at the moment and my old wooden front door is doing nothing to stop the wind howling right in through! Short of a new door (which is not going to happen) I’m going Old Skool with a good old draught excluder more commonly know…

Easy Cushion Cover with a ZIP!!!!!!!

This is actually my Mother’s Day gift………..and no I’m not early!!! The fabric cost £4 per meter and I made 2 cushions from 1 m! You will need: 1/2 m of fabric (per cushion) Thread Closed end Zip– At least  the length of your pillow too long is fine. Cushion pad Pins– Can’t have enough…