How To Sew Lazy Daisy Stitch

How To Sew Lazy Daisy Stitch

How To Sew Lazy Daisy Stitch This post contains affiliate links. As the name suggests, lazy daisy stitch is useful for when you want to embroider the petals of flowers. It’s a stitch you often see on vintage table cloths where flowers have been embroidered by hand. They can be grouped in 3s or 5s […]

DIY Diary Pen Holder Scrap Project

DIY Diary Pen Holder Scrap Project

DIY Diary Pen Holder This post contains affiliate links. One of the things I’ve found with having 4 kids is that I’ve had to abandon all my natural inclinations to be scatty and force myself to become organised instead. As I have a tendency to forget things, I need write everything down. The best place […]

10 Ways to Use Sewing to Beat the Winter Blues

10 Ways to Use Sewing to Beat the Winter Blues

10 Ways to Use¬†Sewing to Beat the Winter Blues Christmas is over, but it is definitely still winter and spring seems a long way off. It’s dark and cold, the weather is mostly horrible and it might seem like there’s not much to look forward to. It’s easy for a bad case of the winter […]

How to Sew Storage Boxes

How to Sew Storage Boxes

How to Sew Storage Boxes Storage boxes are always useful. I have made a number of fabric storage boxes over the last few years, and I have usually managed to find a use for them within a few days of making them. They’re great for using up fat quarter packs bought on impulse, and if […]

A Guide to Sewing Machine Needles

A Guide to Sewing Machine Needles

A Guide to Sewing Machine Needles Knowing which needle to use in your sewing machine can be confusing, especially if you are new to sewing. It’s another one of those things that might make you want to shut your eyes tightly, stick your fingers in your ears and sing loudly until it goes away. Or […]