Tea and a Sewing Machine

Inspiring Sewing and Crafts

Ready to Start Sewing Clothes Without a Pattern? Tell Me More!

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 Sew Round Fabric Baskets

How to Sew Round Fabric Baskets

How to Sew a Round Fabric Basket Fabric baskets are always useful. I needed a project for the Minerva Crafts Bloggers’ Network, and knowing that this would be due just after Christmas when lots of us are needing some extra storage, I decided to write a tutorial showing how to sew round fabric baskets. The […]

How to Find More Time to Sew

How to Find More Time to Sew

How to Find More Time to Sew Studies have shown that sewing is good for you. It has been scientifically proven that there are a number of health benefits associated with having a creative hobby. These range from reduced stress levels and an improved sense of well being to improving physical symptoms like insomnia and […]

How To Line a Wooden Box With Fabric

How To Line a Wooden Box With Fabric

How To Line a Wooden Box With Fabric I love a junk shop. Ikea is fine, and it depends on what you’re looking for, but I love the idea of taking something that nobody wants and giving at a new lease of life. Even if it’s a bit tatty, it’s possible to completely transform an […]

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.

What’s This About an Ebook?

I’ve written an ebook about making clothes without a pattern. This is something I like to do myself and I want to encourage other people to try it too! You can find out more here.

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