Triangle Pencil Case Tutorial

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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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Beautiful Bags – Friday Freebies

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Friday freebies are back! What better subject than beautiful bags to start with!  Each Friday Freebies post will have 5 awesome free pattern links. Share some love, visit and share the post with you sewing friends!

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Blog changes!

Small Blog Changes have happened. You may notice a slightly updated look, with a more responsive site. I’m bringing back the free tutorials on Friday’s which is very exciting. You can currently see all of the past Friday freebies HERE. I really loved doing it and i’m very happy to bring it back, if you have any suggestions of Friday freebies topics please comment on this post or email me! I’m juggling life, work and designing at the moment and it’s been hard not having much new content in the last few months. I have lots of new ideas that i […]

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How to use Lorelei Jayne PDF Patterns.

How to print PDF patterns

I’ve had a few questions about how to use my PDF Patterns especially as the free tutorials don’t really explain how to put the pattern together. It’s super simple! First printing. It’s really important you get this right otherwise your project may not be the right size! Your printing settings should be 100% or actual size. If you have Auto rotate or auto portrait/landscape you should put that on too. You should ensure you put in the correct paper size, in adobe you click page setup to select paper size. Print just the pattern pages you need to save ink. Most of […]

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Book Week – Easy Costumes

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Book week is hard for busy parents like us and then the school makes it based on Australian Books which makes it even harder! In reality this means no princesses and superhero’s or store most bought costumes! Thanks… I had to talk my oldest out of going to school as a convict and i convinced him to go as Blinky Bill! YES! Easy! The blinky bill costume is read pants with a strap that goes from the back of the pants to the front of the pants with a big yellow button holding it in place. And a grey t-shirt I bought […]

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Free Tutorial Pattern Pieces

FREE tutorials

This is a little blog post update. I’ve been sick, so i have not been sewing. The good news is i’m on the mend and i’ve got my sewjo back! In a small bit of news i have moved all of my free patterns to this blog. If you click tutorials on the menu, it will take you to all the freebies and then each tutorial has a link to the pattern pieces. I will still be creating more free tutorials for the blog and all of my paid patterns will continue to be sold Here, Etsy and Craftsy. (Affiliate […]

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The Little Freehand Pack

I was not paid for this review however i did receive the pattern for free to review it. This post contains affiliate links. Fitting in a little bit of sewing time this week has been hard!  i did however have good motivation to sew up this little Freehand pack and review it for you.  This is a little bag with a lot of features including, three strap options, an optional divider in the main department for a water bottle and a zip pocket at the front. It includes instructions for using a pre-made double pull zip or making your own! This […]

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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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