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, […]

Tea Towel Projects: Quick and Easy Messenger Bag Tutorial

Tea Towel Projects: Quick and Easy Messenger Bag Tutorial

Tea Towel Projects: Quick and Easy Messenger Bag Tutorial Tea towels are a great source of inexpensive fabric, especially for small projects. They’re usually made from good quality cotton fabric, they come in a variety of prints and colours and if you buy a set of them, they all co-ordinate. Also, if you are careful, you […]

Setting Yourself Up For Success: 15 Tips for Successful Sewing

Setting Yourself Up For Success: 15 Tips for Successful Sewing

Setting Yourself Up For Success: 15 Tips for Successful Sewing The idea of setting yourself up for success is one of my favourite things at the moment. I suspect people might think I have it all together. I really don’t! Recently I started the Flylady thing again as the mess in my house was out […]

Cross Body Bag Tutorial

Cross Body Bag Tutorial

Cross Body Bag Tutorial One of the things I find about being a parent is that I don’t really take less stuff out with us now that my boys aren’t babies any more. It’s just different stuff. I no longer need nappies and spare clothes (although wipes are still useful). Now it’s hats and gloves, […]