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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Friday Freebies – Appliqué designs

It’s so easy to get started with appliqué, I’ve used so many cute designs to hide stains on t-shirts, and patch holes in jeans! They are becoming very popular on Little girls dresses at the moment. I thought i would show you these awesome free tutorials that i found and use! Cute Fox – Positively Splendid Flower Garden Pillow – Don’t Look Know Vintage Camera applique – Little Blue Boo Cute Bunny – Cherry and Cinnamon Sweet owl  – The Sweet life Bunny Shirt – The Girl inspired I really love using appliqué on t-shirts and dresses! I’m teaching my self to […]

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My Sewing Pattern Designing Process

As you can tell by now i love designing sewing patterns and tutorials. I’ve been wanting to tell you all about my designing process. Hopefully it give you some inspiration to get designing. I love handbags and I’m a watcher of people as they carry bags. What fascinates me is what bags people like and use, what purpose they have and why people chose the bags they wear. I love looking at the fabrics used in different types of bags and why people love those fabrics for bags. My mum is a bit the same as me and we can […]

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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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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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