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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Bag Accessories Sewing Tutorials

free sewing tutorials for bag accessories

Looking to add an extra something to your next handbag creation or existing handbags, bags and purses!  I adore these easy sewing tutorials! I hope you love them as much as i do.

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Handbags, Fashion and Me

I am not really fashionable at all. I’m a dag (aussie slang) really and just wear what i can afford, is comfortable and suitable for the occasion. I don’t spend hundreds on ANYTHING. Including shoes and handbags. I do like to look good but rarely am i the best dressed in the room. I don’t own anything designer that wasn’t bought from an opshop. I consider myself somewhat frugal. I recently wore a handmade dress to a wedding and felt very comfortable. I don’t tend to spend a lot on clothes and still get some hand me downs from my […]

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Scarf Sewing Tutorials

scarf Sewing tutorials

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.

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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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In love with fabric April 2015

I’ve noticed a lot of my readers like when i tell them about awesome fabric. This is what i’ve spotted in the last few weeks and what i’ll be trying to buy or just looking at lovingly over the next few months! All links below are to Hawthornthreads.com. I’m not affiliated with them but they have a great range! I’ve used this fabric in my BG bag pattern A cloud 9 fabrics called Koi the way of the flowers by Rashida Coleman-hale. It is absolutely stunning i love the colours and the dragonfly’s you almost miss! My prediction for the favourites of […]

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FREE Mug Rug Sewing Tutorials

Mug rug sewing tutorial, small quilt, tiny quilt

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! I’ve got a list of my favourite FREE Mug Rug Sewing Tutorials to get you started.

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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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