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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Sewing Appliqué Tutorials

applique free templates

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!

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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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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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Diamond Pocket Freebie – Newsletter Subscribers Only

I recently posted a kids pocket tutorial with 4 different shapes patterns for kids pockets. I had one more shape that i have decided i wanted to save just for subscribers of my newsletter. If you are wanting this free Pocket shape and other freebies as they get sent, please take the time to Subscribe here I love diamond shaped pocket for this cute showcase item. I hope you all decide to subscribe to get this little extra! It really is cute. Thanks for reading.

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Easy Kid Pockets for T-shirts – Scrap Busting!

Easy-kids-pockets

Plain t-shirts are so inexpensive but so boring. As my boys get older they don’t always want an appliqué on their shirt. Also for some reason they just love pockets! I had a few t-shirts to jazz up and i love the look of  different fabric pockets. The reason i like doing pockets this way is because i hate ironing and folding. With doing pockets this way you can also do cute applique on them or use fusible fleece to make puffy pockets! You’ll need The pattern piece of your choice fabric scraps scissors Sewing machine and thread. Click here […]

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