Scissor Pouch Tutorial

Scissor Pouch

I’ve been getting more obsessed with my scissor collection and within that collection i have a few pairs of small scissors. I really need to have a few small pairs move around with me to other rooms when i’m doing crochet or small hand sewing projects. I want each pair to be protected and look cute too.

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Which Fabric?

I adore fabric, it’s so nice to go into my local fabric store and look at the pretty fabrics and touch the different textures. As we all do, i start to wonder, what could i make this with that cotton?, maybe a lovely top from that rayon and a great dress with that sateen. Mostly it goes into the STASH! But how do you know what to use for what project? Before starting a project or pattern, Read the pattern carefully as they indicate what fabrics are best suited. Feel the fabric. think about the weight and use of the […]

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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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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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Friday Freebie – Sew a Pouch!

How awesome are pouches! I love sewing them! Endless possibilities, make up pouches, pencil cases, handbag organisers These are so pretty! Below are some of my favourite free tutorials to make pouches! Boxy Pouch – Pinkxstitches Triangle Pouch  – A Spoonful of Sugar Designs Open wide zippered pouch – Noodle Head – Made it and loved it as a pouch for my handbag! Paper pieced pencil case – Lorelei Jayne (Me) Snappy coin pouches  – Sew Can She, these look fantastic reuse old measuring tapes! Bunny Pouch – Listen to the Birds Sng Scrappy Fabric Strip Zipper Pouch – Sew Delicious Circle zip earbud pouch– […]

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