Sew a Lace Zipper Tutorial

sewing tutorial for sewing lace zipper

I’ve had these Lace zips for about 3 years and i have wanted to make some pouches with them! My previous make up pouch had seen better days and i have just bought this beautiful Tilda fabric from a market! I’ll be show you two easy ways to use lace zips in pouches. They look so good!

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Anne Pouch Tutorial

anne pouch

I wanted to start the year right. And how better to do that than with a new Pattern tutorial! I made this pouch for my mum as part of her Christmas present and i am naming it after her too. Introducing the Anne Pouch. What i love about pouches is that they can be used for what ever you want. This one is no exception, add a wrist strap and it’s a wristlet, use it as a clutch, a makeup bag, a pencil case. This project is Fat quarter friendly and really quick to sew.

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Enlarging the Luna Bag

Easily Enlarge the luna Bag

I get questions about how to up-size the Luna Laptop bag often. I created it in the handbag size which fits smaller laptops, tablets and e-readers and also a laptop size that fits 13″ laptops. it’s a pattern that is quite easy to increase in side or down size for your needs and i thought i would show you how.

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Cute Card and Coin Purse – Wide

I decided to make a dedicated tutorial for the Widened Cute Card and Coin purse. It’s the perfect addition to a clutch for a night out to keep your essentials all together. It’s so cute and a quick sew. This pattern is perfect for an advanced beginner.

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Triangle Pencil Case Tutorial

triangle-pencil-case-tutorial

Have to told you i’m addicted to making pencil cases at the moment? It could be because i find it very relaxing to colour in using glitter gel pens. I made myself a new pencil case for all of my pens last week using the Kindle case tutorial and resizing it down slightly. It fits so many pens that i may have bought more of them… I wanted to make some cute cases for friends and to sell in my store. These are so cute i needed to give you a tutorial!

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How to make foam Stabiliser fusible

Making Foam fusible

I’m starting a how to series, it will include basic sewing instructions and specific bag making instructions. I wanted to start with this one as Vilene sent me a sample of their newest product Style-vil. It’s a great new sew in foam. I haven’t used a lot of foams however i did use one for The Luna bag pattern. I wish i had Style-vil back then! I use Vilene products a lot, mostly fusible vilene H 630 and H 640 for bags. I use them because they are easily available in Australia and inexpensive. I’m always impressed with the results. […]

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Yarn Bag Tutorial

Yarn Bag Tutorial

I dabble in crochet. I can’t make clothing or anything too fancy but if i want a baby blanket or a scarf i can make it. I recently started a lap blanket for myself and i realised i have no bag for my yarn and used a plastic bag. It didn’t really work that well especially when trying to watch TV with the rustling noises of plastic! Haha! Now that i finished the blanket, i have designed an easy quick sew yarn bag. It has a pocket with a snap closure for your hooks too!

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Handmade Labels

handmade Labels

Handmade labels can take your business to a whole new handmade level! They are professional looking while being inexpensive and fun to create. You can use this technique to make Name labels for bags and clothes too! I love them so much and it adds more to my handmade business. I also use my template to get Labels printed on to spoonflower fabric, you can read all about it here. These are super simple and quick to make You’ll need T-shirt transfer paper and Cotton fabric T-shirt transfer paper comes in two types, one for light fabric (white, beige some light […]

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