How to make patch pockets, A Line Skirt pattern Hack

Do you spot clothes on others and think “I could make that?” I have been squeezing a little selfish sewing in, a red cord A line skirt with large patch pockets seemed the perfect addition to my wardrobe. As the basis for the skirt I used Pattern K6106, New Look from Dressmaker Magazine Make it today. … Read more

Last minute gift – Going green toiletry set

If you are like me you are busy whipping up last minute gifts, somehow Christmas always creeps up on me… It’s the same every year, my first set of gifts to be given each year are to my cake and compline group. We meet monthly, share our lives, eat cake and finish the evening with an evening said service. … Read more

Denim DIY Mini Stocking Advent Calendar, Reusable Advent Calendar

My passion for repurposing old ripped jeans just has to be directed towards Christmas decorations – in particular, a DIY mini stocking advent calendar. Perfect for mini gifts, chocolates, Christmas activities  (read on for a free downloadable list of activities for your own advent calendar). But be warned this project takes a little time – note … Read more