Easy Kid Pockets for T-shirts – Scrap Busting!


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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Paper Pieced Pencil Case – Back to School Series

paper pieced pencil case

This paper pieced pencil case (try saying that 10 times) isn’t for my son. This is for me! I’ll use it to hold my crochet hooks instead of pencils. it is designed it for pencils! It’s so adorable and this fabric! I have the whole collection it’s called what a Gem. Lets get this tutorial started! It’s paper piecing at it’s easiest. You can download the pattern HERE You’ll need fabric scraps for the top batting or fusible fleece 5.5″ x 10.5″ 1 piece of outer fabric (the back) 5.5″ x 10.5″ 2 pieces of lining 5.5″ x 10.5″ 1 […]

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My headband round up

I love a good headband on a cute baby! or little girl. Even boys are getting into the action! Here’s a round up of my favourite Headband patterns Rabbit rabbit knotted headbands (buy here)   I love this knotted headband i made from Rabbit rabbit creations pattern. My favourite part is it comes in so many sizes including adults. DIY Headbands (Free) alice & lois design studios on Craftsnob Simple, easy, cute! so quick to make to match any outfit Braided Liberty headbands by Clones and Clowns.com This is a great way to use up fabric scraps! Love Love love it! […]

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Magnetic Bookmark and Pen Holder Tutorial

bookmark pen holder sewing tutorial on lorelei jayne

I wanted to share this scrap busting magnetic pen holder and bookmark in one, as it’s quick and easy and very handy indeed! I searched everywhere for a journal i loved. I couldn’t spent the $50 + it cost for a very fancy one with a pen holder. So I got this lovely one from typo instead. I searched for a magnetic pen holder and i didn’t love any that much! So I came up with this lovely! We get so many advertisement fridge magnets in our letter box and if we don’t need them i try to come up with other […]

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Scrap Busting – Quilt Binding

I’ve finally finished my first small quilt and wanted it to be unique and have a lot of colour. I had no extra money to spend on this project as i wasn’t entirely sure I would even do a very good job, being my first quilt. I decided to use plain colours and use up some scraps and what i had in my stash. after the piecing and quilting the binding and thought… nothing will go!!! i decided to use a few pieces (a lot) of the scraps to make the back fit in more with the front as it’s […]

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