Sewing for Christmas

Have you started sewing for Christmas? Today I have some fabulous Christmas sewing ideas to share with you. We love decorating our home for Christmas, it’s not always easy as each of us have rather different tastes!! I am all for natural and upcycled – my children would have Father Christmas lights on the roof … Read more

Wood slice wreath DIY

There is something wonderful and versatile about wood slice wreaths. When you make your own DIY wood log wreath you can theme the design to your home. If you are wondering what to make with your old Christmas Tree this is great craft. Let the trunk dry out then cut it into log slices for … Read more

How to make an industrial styled scaffolding board coffee table

I love the texture and colors of used scaffolding boards. The wood weathers with age giving lovely patterns and marks. It is super easy to create an industrial feel table from old scaffolding boards. I bought these reclaimed scaffolding boards from a reclaim yard, rather handily coming sanded on one side. This post contains Amazon … Read more

Make a scarf from an old t shirt

Scarves are such a versatile helpful addition to one’s wardrobe, never mind cosy and snuggly. Here in the UK autumn is making itself known, it’s the perfect time of year to make your self some beautiful scarves from old t-shirts. There is nothing better than making something new out of something old. I don’t know … Read more

DIY Face Mask Holder

This gorgeous face mask pouch has three pockets, one for clean face masks, one for dirty plus a slip pocket for your hand sanitizer too! The face mask holder is perfect if you have to wear face masks all day. Personally I choose to change my mask once it becomes damp with moisture, replacing with … Read more

How to fix ripped jeans inner thigh by hand – super easy

Learn how to patch jeans inner thigh by hand, it is super easy to fix your ripped jeans. The inner thigh/crotch area of jeans is subject to wear and tear, over time modern stretch denim can tear or develop holes. It is easy to apply a patch of similarly toned denim to the inside of … Read more

How to make a DIY wash bag with zip

DIY wash bag for washing delicates, underwear and socks. My DIY net delicates lingerie bag is currently also being used for face masks. Learn how to make your own wash bag with zip to hold all your bras, tights, underwear and even face coverings. This is a quick and easy sewing project.  This DIY wash … Read more

How to print PDF patterns – lets get sewing!

Learn how to print PDF patterns at home, print and sew up your pattern straight away! I am a real fan of digital sewing patterns – for one they are instant! No waiting for a paper pattern in the post or going to the shop and secondly it is a great way of supporting indie … Read more

Easy Eco-Friendly Sewing Projects, ditch the disposables!

There are so many quick and easy projects you can make for your home to ditch disposable items! Find some old jeans, Tea towels, net curtains, and make yourself some stylish, fun and very practical alternatives to plastic items.  Newsletter Signup to receive your free “5 Eco Projects to Sfor the Home ” ebook. Learn top … Read more