Tea and a Sewing Machine

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If you like craft tutorials you're in the right place!

There's plenty of ideas here whether you've been sewing for years or just a few weeks. There are tips and techniques as well as sewing projects, all with tutorials and plenty of pictures. And if you're a beginner, there's a section just for you! Click on the links below to find out more.

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How to Upcycle an Old Pillow Into a Cushion

How to Upcycle an Old Pillow Into a Cushion

How to Upcycle an Old Pillow Into a Cushion Some time ago we replaced all the tired old synthetic pillows with nice new feather ones. I love a feather pillow, but I was left with a load of saggy old pillows that I didn’t know what to do with! The obvious answer of course was […]

How to Sew a Cushion With a Pocket

How to Sew a Cushion With a Pocket

How to Sew a Cushion With a Pocket My son Aidan is a boy after his mothers’ heart. Like me, he prefers the colder months, and when the weather gets cold, he likes to curl up in an armchair near the fire and read. Along with sewing and cuddling my babies, this is also one of […]

How to Make Clothes Without a Pattern

How to Make Clothes Without a Pattern

How to Make Clothes Without a Pattern Can I Make Clothes Without a Pattern? A couple of years ago I started asking myself whether it was possible to make clothes without a pattern. Was it possible for somebody with no formal training to make something completely from scratch? Would it be enough to arm myself […]

What Else?

As well as all the sewing stuff on Tea and a Sewing Machine, there are tutorials for other crafts too. There are some crochet tutorials, also jewellery, wet felting and wreaths. There’s even a whole section devoted to Christmas!

You might also like to delve into the archives of the blog section. All the posts end up here, but some of them don’t fit into any of the another categories. You might find some things to enjoy reading that you won’t find anywhere else on Tea and a Sewing Machine!

If you like my tutorials, you might like to take a look at my Etsy shop. I have a number of patterns and craft kits for sale there, all aimed at being affordable for people on a budget and being added to all the time.

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