How to Take Measurements

How to Take Measurements

How to Take Measurements When Making Clothes Making clothes is a lot of fun, but we want the things we have made to fit right. In order to do that, we need to take measurements that are accurate. This is true whether you are using a pattern, or if you are making something from scratch […]

Easy Plastic Bag Storage Tutorial

Easy Plastic Bag Storage Tutorial

Easy Plastic Bag Storage Tutorial One of my tasks for this week was to venture into the black hole that is the utility room and declare war on the mess. I battled with the mess in the autumn and won 🙂 but unfortunately the utility room has been a dumping ground for stuff that we […]

5 Best Places to Buy Fabric Online in the UK

5 Best Places to Buy Fabric Online in the UK

5 Best Places to Buy Fabric Online in the UK There’s such a huge choice when you want to buy fabric online that it can be difficult to know where to start. What kind of stuff do they sell? Is it just quilting cottons or do they sell dressmaking fabric too? Do they sell haberdashery or […]

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 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, […]