T shirt Refashion

Update your wardrobe with a quick t shirt refashion. Playing with former clothes, having a go at adapting them doesn’t cost anything but time and a little imagination.   I regularly hold upcycling t-shirt’s into necklace workshops, it seems only fitting that I wear a refashioned t shirt for the events.  A simple white t … Read more

Procrastination and #Menditmay

Do you procrastinate? I know I do… Despite my love of sewing I dare not confess how many months I have been wearing my work cardigan with seams that need a little mending. Procrastination, failing to tackle tasks – in our extremely busy lives it can be very easy to neglect tasks, not to focus. … Read more

DIY Cutlery Bag

Cutlery bag DIY Sewing tutorial

Today I am going to share with you a great handy cutlery bag, perfect for picnics or taking to work for a lovely salad lunch. The cutlery bag is super easy to make, using a former shower curtain (or you could use PUL fabric) to line the inside. Body image and women is a complex … Read more

Upcycled Essential Denim Dress Pattern Review

Do you ever virtually shop on Pinterest? For some time I have contemplated making a block denim dress, in particular the pattern Essential Denim Dress from Sewdifferent. I have finally done it!! The dress I have made is made six old pairs of jeans!! Essential Dress Pattern Review The pattern covers sizes 8-22, a great range. It prints off … Read more

Upcycle Dining Room Chairs – Stain resistant seats

Upcycled Dining Room Chair, waxed stain resistant seats

I love mismatched chalk painted, applique covered dining room chairs. Upcycle dining room chairs to add personality to your dining room. You may remember I made some for our dining room a couple of years ago. Unfortunately with young children and messy eating the seats have become stained, despite the stain resistant spray I applied. … Read more