Tea and a Sewing Machine

Inspiring Sewing and Crafts

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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Sewing a Backpack

Sewing a Backpack

Sewing a Backpack One of the things I have discovered about being a parent is the sheer amount of stuff you end up carrying about. When my boys were babies, it was little cups, bibs, nappies, wipes and spare clothes. Now they’re older, there’s not much less stuff, it’s just different stuff! No cups now, […]

How to Sew Darts

How to Sew Darts

How to Sew Darts If you haven’t tried to sew darts before, the idea of them can be off putting and you might be tempted to avoid them. This can be said of a number of other sewing techniques as well! But they’re one of those things that once you understand their purpose and you know […]

Blue and White Dress Without a Pattern

Blue and White Dress Without a Pattern

Blue and White Dress Without a Pattern Being able to make clothes for yourself is one of the best things about being able to sew. So many times have I wandered round the shops, not seen anything I’ve liked, or I’ve liked the colour but the style makes me look fat, or the style is […]

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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