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

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

DIY fabric bowl covers

I love making these super easy DIY fabric bowl covers. Ditch your cling film and replace with these super cute bowl covers. They are perfect for covering bowls with leftovers in the fridge, or for keeping flies off picnic bowls in the summer. They also make great gifts for friends and family. Can these be … Read more

DIY Reusable Snack Bags, super quick make

Making reusable snack bags with waxed fabric is super easy, and such a practical way to carry snacks in your bag for toddlers, or yourself. These rather cute little snack bags with a waxed fabric waterproof lining are perfect for a lunch bag, handbag or pocket on the school run! Personally I find them useful … Read more

Unpaper towels DIY – totally reuseable!

This DIY for unpaper towels involves no snap’s – grab a reusable kitchen towel from a basket and you are good to go, quick and easy. Unpaper towels are an easy eco swap, ditch the single use kitchen paper towels, and make yourself some lovely reusable fabric ones. I like to use a 100% cotton … Read more

How to make a drawstring bag from a Tea Towel

Today I going to share with you just how quick and easy it is to make a drawstring bag using a tea towel – the beauty of using a tea towel is that all your edges are prefinished for you! I love just how easy this sewing project is perfect for beginners – sew several … Read more

How to sew a recessed zipper in a tote bag

Learn how to sew a recessed zipper in a tote bag. In this tutorial, I will show you how to calculate the size of fabric and zip. Consider your bag pattern, how is the shape formed?  Is it with side panels or boxed corners?  What is the finished width and depth of the bag? If … Read more

How to adjust bag patterns

Let’s explore how to adjust bag patterns, there are so many ways to change the look of your finished bag, from adjusting the size to changing the hardware, creating bag panels, bag fastenings and bag handles. It can be really helpful to sketch out the design of your finished bag, this will help you work … Read more