Bag Making

DIY Denim Mirror Frame, a perfect no sew old jeans craft project

September 23, 2019

Are you wondering what to do with your old jeans, as a no sew craft project?  I keep all parts of old jeans, this denim mirror frame makes the most of the seams from your old jeans. I have to confess to collections of waistbands, seams, pockets, hems and of course the fabric of the jeans themselves. I am rather obsessed with old jeans and…

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DIY Laptop Case

September 17, 2019

Do you regularly take your laptop out? Work in a coffee shop? This week I whipped up a denim DIY laptop case, perfect for protecting your laptop when out and about.  The laptop case is easy to make and will take less than an hour! Especially if you are not filming yourself as you go! Check out the full video for the denim DIY laptop…

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Easy DIY Sea Glass Mirror – beach themed decor

September 1, 2019

As a family we love looking for sea glass, hunting for the treasure on trips to the beach. We especially love the coastline from St Aygulf to St Maxime (between Cannes and Marseille, southern coast France) but the big question is what to make with the sea glass?   Today I am sharing with you a sea glass mirror. We spotted a boat shaped mirror…

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Easy DIY messenger bag – free denim bag pattern

August 26, 2019

Today I am sharing with you latest man’s crossbody messenger bag – this DIY messenger bag has been designed with two external zip pockets and internal slip pocket. I have designed the bag around my husband’s request’s, it is his one simple request for his 50th birthday. The bag is designed for family holidays collecting sea glass on the beach, with pockets for wallet, keys,…

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Easy Crochet Hook Roll Pattern – free pattern for fat quarters

August 13, 2019

This crochet hook roll is perfect for keeping all your crochet hooks tidy. The crochet hook roll pattern is super quick and easy to make, making a great last minute gift or stocking filler. What’s more this it is a perfect gift to make from fat quarters. I’m so excited to say I am taking part in the Little Gifts Sew Along! I’ve teamed up…

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DIY Coffee Table made with an upcycle washing machine drum

August 6, 2019

You can imagine my delight when a friend kindly gave me a washing machine drum she had spent time removing from an unrepairable washing machine. After a couple of years contemplating various projects, my husband kindly created a washing machine drum coffee table from the washing machine drum. Let me show you how to make your own. Firstly you will need a washing machine drum…

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