Easy Lace Zip Purse Tutorial

Easy Lace Zip Purse Tutorial

Easy Lace Zip Purse Tutorial Although I know of people who will go to some lengths to avoid sewing with zips, it’s difficult to avoid them altogether, especially if you like to make lots of different things. Lace zips are a fab idea. They turn something functional into a feature. They also make something that can […]

Shell Stitch Crocheted Mug Cosy Tutorial

Shell Stitch Crocheted Mug Cosy Tutorial

Shell Stitch Crocheted Mug Cosy Tutorial Even though it’s still February and it’s cold, in a couple of weeks it will be March and that means spring! I’m not a gardener. My garden is a muddy patch with a trampoline in it. Last year I tried to grow vegetables and managed 1 lettuce that bolted […]

Easy DIY Felt Flower Wreath

Easy DIY Felt Flower Wreath

Easy DIY Felt Flower Wreath Since my Christmas wreath came down, my poor front door has been left without a wreath. I’ve got plans to cheer it up by painting it a pretty shade of green, but the weather’s been either too cold or too wet! Until spring turns up (hopefully soon, so bored of […]

Cherry Blossom Embroidery Tutorial

Cherry Blossom Embroidery Tutorial

Cherry Blossom Embroidery Tutorial Who doesn’t love cherry blossom? Although I love winter, I’m looking forward to spring now. I spotted a daffodil last week, and I’ll be keeping a close eye on the cherry trees round the corner from my house! For a few weeks every year, those trees are the most beautiful thing […]

How to Sew a Log Cabin Quilt Block

How to Sew a Log Cabin Quilt Block

How to Sew a Log Cabin Quilt Block I’ve been planning to make quilts for my boys for ages, and before Christmas I finally got my act together and started on the first one. Having the attention span of a gnat (I’m really starting to think I might have an adult version of ADD!), it’s necessary […]