Easy Scrappy Pincushions

Easy Scrappy Pincushions

Easy Scrappy Pincushions Although I’ve got better over the last few years, I still have a tendency to start things but not finish them, which is why lots of the projects on Tea and a Sewing Machine are usually fairly quick things! That way I stand more chance of getting them finished, although I do […]

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┬álots 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 […]