Zip Flap Tutorial

Zip Flap tutorial

What! Another tutorial… yes! One of my Luna bag pattern testers added a zippered to the bag flap and i love it so much i wanted to give you a tutorial on how to do it to your Luna bag. You could also do this to any bag with a flap. Ensure you do this step after installing the magnetic snap on one of the exterior flap pieces. To create a zippered flap on the Luna bag you’ll need the following: The Luna laptop and handbag pattern. It’s available here or on Craftsy  (1) 14″ Zipper  (to be cut down to […]

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Quick E-reader Pouch Tutorial

Easy E-reader pouch

Another updated tutorial! I have learnt so much since originally writing this one including how to take better photos! This kindle pouch is big enough for the E-readers but can still be used for the newer ones with room for a cord. It features a cute strap! This tutorial contains affiliate links. Lets get started! Cut (1) 7 ½” x 19” exterior fabric Cut (1) 7 ½” x 19” lining fabric Cut (1) 7 ½” x 19” fusible fleece for the strap Cut (1) 2”x 3” exterior fabric Cut (1) 2″ x 13″ exterior fabric You’ll need also (1) zipper bigger than 10” […]

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Gift Card Pouch

Gift card Pouch sewing tutorial

I’ve just given this tutorial a bit of a facelift! These gift card pouches are so cute and and a bit more personal that a gift card on it’s own. The best thing about these is you can use scraps! Cut out: (2) 3 ¼ “x 4 ½” pieces of your exterior fabric (1)  3 ¼” x 3 ¾ “piece of your pocket fabric (1) 3 ¼ “x 4 ½” piece of thin fusible fleece You can use ribbon or cut an extra 1 1/2″ x 5″ piece for the top loop.   Iron on Fleece to the back of one of the exterior fabric […]

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Funny Bunny Bag

funny bunny bag feature

Today i want to introduce the Funny Bunny Bag! *This Post contains affiliate links* I wanted to create something really cute as a thank you for all my readers! This is such an adorable little bag, and the perfect bag for kids or adults learning to sew! It’s a great little bag just in time for easter and it will fit a lot of chocolate eggs into it! The Funny Bunny bag is an easy introduction to free motion stitching or if your not confident try some felt and hand stitch! The pattern has 2 Ear types, shapes for the […]

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Easy Pattern Weights – Update

Pattern Weights

When i first started the blog i posted a cute, quick tutorial on how to make easy pattern weights. As well as updating the blog over the next few weeks i wanted to also update my pattern weights and a few things in my sewing room. My old ones were getting really tatty and i had cut into them a tiny bit, oops! But the good thing is because you make them with scrap fabric you can change them up quickly whenever you want! I have been using Mending brackets. They were about 50 cents from the hardware store. They […]

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Installing An Zip Pocket – Jenna Purse

*This post contains affiliate links The Jenna Purse sewing pattern was recently released and I wanted to include some optional extras. Although i’m giving this example for the Jenna Purse it can be used in any bag to create a zip pocket, especially in bag linings. You’ll need a 7″ inch zipper or longer for this tutorial I will be working with the pattern pieces for the Jenna purse. You will need the (2) outer pieces, the outer Pocket piece and the Pattern for this tutorial: The zipper pocket pattern piece can be downloaded HERE. Follow the pattern instructions to put […]

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Cute Card and Coin Purse – Free Tutorial

Cute Card and Coin Purse

I’m becoming obsessed with purses while designing my first one and i wanted to make a cute little coin purse that could also hold some other cards. This is so cute and my cards fit perfectly. Firstly if your a beginner and scared of zips it’s OK! You can make the snap version! Check that out here!

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Thin Pencil Case Tutorial

Thin Pencil Case

As always my tutorials come from some need.. if not by me then my friends and family. A friend told me how her daughter wanted this really expensive pencil case that was “nothing special” and not handmade and wouldn’t even fit that many pencils in it. I being a huge stationary lover can understand it doesn’t have to be that useful… just a little useful and cute! So i thought i would take what she described “a thin pencil case” and interoperate that into cuteness and a tutorial for said cuteness. It’s useful too because this pencil case fits a few […]

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