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How to make an advent calendar out of old jeans

October 29, 2019

Do you have a stash of old jeans? Love making fun advent calendars? Then this DIY advent calendar is for you. There is so much joy to be had making your own advent calendar. If you love the idea of prompts for Christmas activities check out my printable list, this year I think I am going to add cheesy Christmas jokes and chocolates.   In…

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Alternative Christmas Tree

October 22, 2019

As the nights draw in we are starting to think about making our own Christmas decor. With many people fully aware of the negative impact of plastic, and the environmental impact of cutting down trees you may be looking for an alternative Christmas tree idea.  I appreciate this is a little simplistic, you may be able to source a natural Christmas tree from a farm…

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Stunning Driftwood Wreath Tutorial

October 19, 2019
It is super easy to make a stunning driftwood wreath, learn how to make your own driftwood wreath with this detailed photo and video tutorial, bring a touch of the beach into your home.

As a family we love visiting the beach, collecting driftwood and sea glass, plus anything else which looks interesting! Let me share with you how easy it is to make a driftwood wreath, which also showcases your sea glass finds. Our local beaches have very little driftwood, but one of the beaches we love visiting on family holidays in France has a lot – this…

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How to make an Ostomy Pouch Cover

October 13, 2019
how to make an ostomy pouch cover, sew a ostomy bag cover

I was amazed to learn that here in the UK there are approximately 10 different sizes and shapes of ostomy pouches, therefore it is not so easy to buy the right size and shape of cover. Let me show you how easy it is to make your own ostomy pouch cover!! I was recently asked to make some ostomoy pouch covers for a fellow Mum…

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How to make a baby rag quilt

October 8, 2019

This Baby Rag Quilt is beautiful, stunning cotton prints framed with a frayed ruffle edge. This tutorial for the easy sew baby rag quilt includes a video. The quilt is quick to make, lovely and soft and perfect for a newbie quilter – it is super easy to make. I have been meaning to make this quilt for some time. This week we have had…

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How to make a zippered pouch tutorial flat bottom

October 4, 2019

One of the most versatile bags to make, zip bags have so many purposes and uses. They are super easy to make, let me show you how easy it is to make a zippered pouch with a flat bottom. Firstly have fun choosing your fabric, the type of fabric and interfacing you choose will make a real difference to the shape of the finished zippered…

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