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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Tea Towel Projects: Quick and Easy Messenger Bag Tutorial

Tea Towel Projects: Quick and Easy Messenger Bag Tutorial

Tea Towel Projects: Quick and Easy Messenger Bag Tutorial Tea towels are a great source of inexpensive fabric, especially for small projects. They’re usually made from good quality cotton fabric, they come in a variety of prints and colours and if you buy a set of them, they all co-ordinate. Also, if you are careful, you […]

Setting Yourself Up For Success: 15 Tips for Successful Sewing

Setting Yourself Up For Success: 15 Tips for Successful Sewing

Setting Yourself Up For Success: 15 Tips for Successful Sewing The idea of setting yourself up for success is one of my favourite things at the moment. I suspect people might think I have it all together. I really don’t! Recently I started the Flylady thing again as the mess in my house was out […]

Cross Body Bag Tutorial

Cross Body Bag Tutorial

Cross Body Bag Tutorial One of the things I find about being a parent is that I don’t really take less stuff out with us now that my boys aren’t babies any more. It’s just different stuff. I no longer need nappies and spare clothes (although wipes are still useful). Now it’s hats and gloves, […]

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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