Skirt With Godets Tutorial

Skirt With Godets Tutorial

A few weeks ago, I received some information about the Hillarys crafts competition and I thought it would be fun to enter. Also it involved being sent a metre of fabric for free, so I wasn’t going to turn that down! There were 4 fabrics to choose from. The options were all quite feminine so […]

How to Add a Magnetic Snap

How to Add a Magnetic Snap

The first time I made a bag using a magnetic snap was about 18 months ago when I made my Tardis bag, so called because it was much bigger than it seemed! Before that i just made bags that didn’t close! Magnetic snaps seemed like some kind of wizardry only available to people who were […]

Pinwheel Quilt Block Tutorial

Pinwheel Quilt Block Tutorial

Having the attention span of a goldfish, I’ve never actually made a quilt. My plan is to one day make quilts for my boys, but it’s a big project and I have a habit of not finishing things if they take a long time. Which a quilt probably would. Thankfully beautiful quilt blocks don’t have […]

Messenger Bag Tutorial

Messenger Bag Tutorial

Ever since Boy 1 permanently lost his book bag on the way home from gymnastics, I  had planned to make him a new messenger bag. I was on the lookout for the perfect fabric and, during the Easter holidays, I found it! He loves everything to do with transportation generally and buses in particular, and […]

How to Make a Circle Skirt

How to Make a Circle Skirt

When I posted about my Cherry Blossom Dress, a couple of the people who were kind enough to leave me comments said that although they didn’t feel ready to try to make a whole dress, just making a circle skirt might be more achievable. Circle skirts are fab. They are very easy and quick to […]