Fiona Folding Wallet by CloBird Designs a review

Karis from CloBird Designs and i have done a Pattern swap. I love that i know awesome designers! I’ve been seeing the Fiona folding wallet all over the internet sewing sites and groups! I have been wanting to make myself a new wallet for a long time because my current Op-shop special is becoming a bit tired. I’ve made wallets before and they have turned out very badly. I think this was due to the lack of stabiliser in the wallets and my inexperience with sewing small fiddly things. *Contains affiliate links The Fiona just looks so professional and cute! The fabrics people […]

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5 things i’ve made for kids from Pinterest!

5 things i made for kids

I love pinterest so much but for every 1000 things i pin i have probably made 1 thing i’ve pinned. I want to show you what i’ve made for my kids and their friends from things i’ve pinned to inspire you to pin and create instead of just pin and forget! My favourite go to girls skirt is so simple and from Danamadeit.  Check out The Pin What i love about this tutorial is she gives the maths, so it’s totally possible to work it out in all sizes! I’m written all my sizes out and i give these skirts as gifts, […]

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What to make with feathers? – Friday Freebies

I’ve only made a few things with feathers and i find them so beautiful to work with. The end result is always amazing! I’ve made feather earrings, and headbands before but some feather creations are unbelievable! I wanted to find some tutorials featuring feathers that all of us could use and enjoy. Feather boa bag – Tigerlily patterns Ostrich feather fans – Flo foxworthy Handmade Feathers – infarrantly creative Feather Skirt –  Frugal nomics Feather capulet – Betty Kingston Feather headband – Sunshine Shoppe Blog If you would like me to share one of your free tutorials you can contact me […]

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Bag accessories – Friday Freebies

Bag accessories

Looking to add an extra something to your next handbag creation or existing handbags, bags and purses! If you want to buy Handbag patterns i currently have a bundle available as a lower cost. It’s available on my Etsy store or Craftsy  This is going to be GOOD! I adore these easy Tutorials! I hope you love them as much as i do. Bag Organiser – Apartment Therapy, not so much an accessory but you need somewhere to store your bags! Magnetic pen holder and bookmark –  who doesn’t have a journal or pen in their bag? Earbud Case – […]

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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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Friday Freebies – Mug Rugs

What is a mug rug? it’s bigger than a coaster but smaller than a placemat. They are awesome for using up all the tiny scraps you have too!I love making them for myself and for gifts!   This is my TFIOS Mug Rug. I love the book and movie so much! I’ve been thinking about making a short tutorial! There are endless design ideas and i hope you get some inspiration by the below free sewing tutorials and patterns. Mug Rug of Scraps – Sew We Quilt Moustache Mug Rug  – Sew Fantastic Tuesday Mug Rug – Sew Happy Geek Scrappy Colour […]

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