My Blogger to WordPress Experience.

My move from blogger to wordpress was not a move that i took lightly. I had a view to do it from the beginning of my blog if it had become somewhat of an income maker. I researched hosts and decided on Hostgator which i’m very thankful for because i had to use their live chat! The move started off well went well to begin with. I already had the domain so i needed to organise the subdomain and point to that. I created my wordpress site on the subdomain first so the site would not have too much down […]

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Friday Freebies – Scarfs

It’s starting to get colder in Australia and nothing makes an outfit better than a scarf. This list really came from me wanting to make some awesome accessories It’s split into two lists, sewing and Crochet! These tutorials are perfect for beginners and i hope you try them out. Sewing: Linen and Lace Infinity – wildflowers and whimsy Double Gauze Infinity – Imagine Gnats Infinity Nursing Scarf – The Blossoming Bump Upcycle t-shirt into a scarf – Max and Me Designs Simple scarf  – Duck Cloth Crochet: Texture Infinity – Persia Lou Double Crochet Infinity – Delia Creates Lovers Knot Scarf – Amelias Rabbit Arm Knit Wrap Infinity – […]

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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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Softies – Friday Freebies

I could do 10 of these Friday Freebies for softies alone! So many adorable tutorials out there! I actually have yet to make a doll or softie. I should really get onto that! Behold the Cute!   Little house ornaments – Retro MamaGiraffe – Prints to Polkadots Flying Squirl – Abby Glassenbergs on Wild Olive Littlle dolls – Ginger Melon Dolls Fox with antlers – Imagine Gnats Tag Along Teddy – Betz White on Sew Mama Sew Baby Owl – Homelife I hope we all start sewing some sweet softies for ourselves! I think a Baby owl and a little house would look great on […]

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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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BG Bag Optional Extras Free Download

After releasing my latest pattern the BG (Big Girl) Bag i have had a bit of reflection time. I’ve been using the time to set some goals, make some plans and sew up a bunch of new patterns. I have spent way to much money on patterns actually, but i’ll save that for a different post. My lovely BG bag testers had a lot of very cool ideas for added extras to the BG Bag pattern. They encouraged me to make an added extras PDF pattern and instructions. I did! And I attached it to the purchase file on Etsy […]

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InDesign Cheat Sheet – Free Printable

I’ve been doing the Pattern Workshop course and I’m totally loving it! I decided to make myself a InDesign cheat sheet to help myself get better at shortcuts. I thought some of you might use InDesign for your pattern or graphic art work. Click on the picture below to download the cheat sheet printable. Just a short little blog because i’m working hard on my next few patterns! I also have a heap of custom orders, sewing for markets and general business stuff keeping me super busy! Keep an eye on my Instagram to see all the bits and pieces! […]

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February Creations and reaching some goals

Hey there! Just letting you know You’ll see some affiliate links in this post. However please know everything i write is my own opinion and words. It’s such an exciting time with Lorelei Jayne. I’ve decided to spend sometime doing some extra learning about digitalising sewing patterns better. So I’ve signed up for Pattern Workshop and It’s awesome! I’m learning so much and talking to some great designers too! The course is really detailed and yet fast and understandable. I’ve decided i’m going to start right from the beginning and pick up all the helpful tips and tricks i can. I also […]

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