Scissor Pouch Tutorial

Scissor Pouch

I’ve been getting more obsessed with my scissor collection and within that collection i have a few pairs of small scissors. I really need to have a few small pairs move around with me to other rooms when i’m doing crochet or small hand sewing projects. I want each pair to be protected and look cute too.

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Slouchy Bag Sewing Pattern

Slouchy bag

It’s been a while since i launched a free pattern on here and i’m really excited about this bag! It’s the Unisex Slouchy bag. This bag is perfect to grab you things and you tablet and get go. It’s a cross body bag. This bag is a quick sew, perfect for the afternoon or evening.  Install a slider it to be adjustable or you could make the strap longer. My tester Kylie from Dribble Pots and All Things Tots used a longer strap at 46″ isn’t her bag adorable! Lets get started! Grab the pattern pieces on Craftsy or in my […]

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Secret Pocket Tutorial – BG Bag – Guest Post

Secret Pocket

I’m so excited to introduce this awesome tutorial! Beverley from Beverley Power Handmade has made her second completely reversible BG bag and it has a secret pocket! I thought it was such an amazing and inventive idea that i had to get her to write this tutorial! Check out Beverley’s page here and follow her on Instagram here!

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Adding a Recessed Zipper

recessed zipper tutorial

The BG Bag looks so good with a recessed zipper and i wanted to show everyone how to install one, not just on this bag but any bag! It looks so good and it makes the bag look so professional! I hope you buy the BG Bag pattern in the shop or on Craftsy and have a go!

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Easy Kid Pockets for T-shirts – Scrap Busting!

Easy-kids-pockets

Plain t-shirts are so inexpensive but so boring. As my boys get older they don’t always want an appliqué on their shirt. Also for some reason they just love pockets! I had a few t-shirts to jazz up and i love the look of  different fabric pockets. The reason i like doing pockets this way is because i hate ironing and folding. With doing pockets this way you can also do cute applique on them or use fusible fleece to make puffy pockets! You’ll need The pattern piece of your choice fabric scraps scissors Sewing machine and thread. Click here […]

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Paper Pieced Pencil Case – Back to School Series

paper pieced pencil case

This paper pieced pencil case (try saying that 10 times) isn’t for my son. This is for me! I’ll use it to hold my crochet hooks instead of pencils. it is designed it for pencils! It’s so adorable and this fabric! I have the whole collection it’s called what a Gem. Lets get this tutorial started! It’s paper piecing at it’s easiest. You can download the pattern HERE You’ll need fabric scraps for the top batting or fusible fleece 5.5″ x 10.5″ 1 piece of outer fabric (the back) 5.5″ x 10.5″ 2 pieces of lining 5.5″ x 10.5″ 1 […]

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Remake a toddler pillowcase into cushion cover.

Cushion cover tutorial

I know at my baby shower i got lots of cot sheet sets and they include a toddler pillowcase. By the time my son was old enough to use a pillow he was out of the cot and in a big boy bed and then we had bedding to match the new bed. The same has happened with my sister and her baby girl. Lots of cot sets! But this one she loves the most with these little birds on it. She said she would love a new cushion that matched her sheet set! I just asked if it came […]

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Little Girl Bag – Relaunched.

Since posting my little girl bag tutorial on my previous blog in September 2013 it has become the most viewed tutorial on my blogs. I have since learnt a great deal more about pattern making! I have also had great success selling these bags at markets and online. Please be aware This PDF pattern and tutorial is for personal use only if you would like to sell the bags at markets or online, you can purchase the licence to do so. If you are interested in buying a licence please go to my etsy store The pattern pieces can be downloaded from by […]

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