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 – 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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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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Freebie Friday – Easter!

My kids have gone Easter mad! It’s everyday! Whens Easter?, Is the easter bunny magic? Can i get the pokemon egg? Oh it never ends! It’s also school holidays so it’s just crazy in general! So here are awesome free sewing tutorials to make some non chocolate Easter items. Fluffy Skirt – We all sew Easter pot holder –  Miss Mary Sews Fabric  Basket – Moda bakeshop Fabric Eggs! –  Sew Mccool Bunny Treat bags – Sew can she Scrap Fabric bunny – 733 Blog No Sew Bow tie! – The Arnett’s, so cute! I would love to see your creations! share with me on […]

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Freebie Friday – Wallets

Freebie Friday is back! You know what would go great with a BG (Big girl) Bag? A matching wallet! I thought i would gather some awesome free tutorials to help you decide! If you want to buy the BG Bag Pattern click here! Basic Wallet – Fort Worth Fabric Studio Bi-fold Wallet – Modest Maven     DIY Cash Envelope Budgeting System – Imperfect Home Making Liberty phone wallet – Liberty Basic Boys wallet – Noodle-head Hope you all have a look at these awesome tutorials and show me what your making on Twitter especially if you’ve made one of my patterns or tutorials #loreleijayne I would […]

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BG Bag Release and Tester Round Up

I’m very excited about this pattern finally being released as it’s been one that has been asked for, for a very long time Introducing the BG Bag. The BG Bag PDF sewing pattern has two sizes, Handbag and Beach bag. It’s reversible and also has instructions for a magnetic closure. I have had fantastic testers, read and try out this pattern. Below are their creations and testimonials. I adore all of the bags!  Show their blogs and businesses some love! Handmade by Dian I love this pattern, well written, clear pictures. I like that it included measurement for rectangle patterns […]

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Friday Freebies – Cute Cushion Tutorials part 1

Cushions are such an inexpensive way to dress up your living room and lounge room. layer them on you bed and it looks super inviting! I made this part one of this list which i can tell will just keep growing! I just love all the cushion tutorials and there are so many! Heart collector pillow – Miss Lovie creations Simple Speedy and stuffed cushion  – the happy housie Peek-a-boo Bunting cushion – acuppaandacatchup (Adorable!) Hello spring Strippy pillow   – Quilting in the rain Land of nod inspired floor cushion – Living with punks (so comfy!) Toddler pillowcase to cushion – Lorelei Jayne […]

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