Sewing a Tea Mat: A Pretty Way to Catch Tea Stains

Sewing a Tea Mat: A Pretty Way to Catch Tea Stains

Sewing a Tea Mat In February we embarked on a diy project that was overdue by 14 years. We ripped out our old kitchen and put in a new one. We managed to get most of the new one in the week that hubby had taken off work to do it, and over the last […]

How To Crochet Solomon’s Knots

How To Crochet Solomon’s Knots

How To Crochet Solomon’s Knots Solomon’s knots are the perfect stitch if you want to crochet something lacy. It’s a good stitch to use if you’re using a chunky yarn but you don’t want the thing you’re making to look too heavy. Recently I was sent some yarn to review by Wool and the Gang. […]

How to Turn a Pillow Into a Box Cushion With Piping

How to Turn a Pillow Into a Box Cushion With Piping

How to Turn a Pillow Into a Box Cushion With Piping One of the things I would love to have in my home is a reading nook. Lots of us living in a small house means that at the moment, there isn’t space for the any of the lovely ones I’ve seen on Pinterest. However, […]

How To Sew Piping

How To Sew Piping

How To Sew Piping Piping is a fab way to give a professional looking finish to your sewing projects. But it’s also something that can be a little bit intimidating if you haven’t tried it before. I felt intimidated by the idea of sewing piping until I tried it! But I decided in the end that I wanted […]

How To Applique: A Beginners’ Guide

How To Applique: A Beginners’ Guide

How To Applique: A Beginners’ Guide Applique is a a french word that means apply. It’s generally used to describe the technique of sewing pieces of fabric to something to decorate it. There are lots of uses for applique, and lots of fun, easy projects you can try. It’s great for decorating cushions and tea towels, […]