Fancy a fun and quick sewing project? Then check out Hideous!Dreadful!Stinky! It's a fab crafty blog with lots of free tutorials to get your creative groove on. One of my favourite tutorials is this monster tote bag. The instructions were simple to follow and I am really pleased with the end result. You can design … Continue reading Monster Tote Bag
This is a book that I've had on my craft shelf for quite a while, so I thought I'd share it with you all. This is a great craft book, full of lots of great projects, most of which can be made in one afternoon. The instructions are really easy to follow, and there are … Continue reading Book Review: One Yard Wonders
The Quilters Guild attends all the Knit and Stitch Shows. These shows are held every year in London, Edinburgh, Dublin and Harrogate and are great fun! There are exhibitions, demonstrations and lots of traders selling all sorts of supplies. At Harrogate we always have a drop in sewing bee on the Guild stand, each year … Continue reading Fun Little Fish!
This is a decoration from a book company called Art to Heart. It's a fixture in our house every Christmas!
Christmas is coming! A simple piece of stitchery.
JOLLY ROBIN PICTURE REQUIREMENTS Background fabric 6” x 4” Scraps of brown, red, green and yellow fabric Bondaweb Fine thread for stitching picture Thicker thread for robin legs. INSTRUCTIONS Trace around your pattern shapes onto the paper side of the bondaweb and cut out each shape roughly. Iron to chosen fabric Cut out neatly. … Continue reading 3 days till Christmas: Jolly Robin
I found this workshop on You Tube and have made about 8 of these already......they really are quick to sew - especially if you make two or three at once and keep repeating each stage. Here are a few .... they have been very easy to give away so these are all I have left. … Continue reading 4 Days till Christmas: Cathedral Window Ornaments
My friends and I have this tradition where at some point before Christmas, we all get together and go ceramic painting. I highly recommend it! It's so much fun, and such a creative way to get you in a Christmassy mood!
Let's just all take a second to admit that we always leave at least one Christmas present until the last minute. It's ok, last year I made one present on Christmas Eve, so no judgement here! Here's something that you can make in one sitting, so it's great as a last minute make. And if … Continue reading 9 days till Christmas: Get your Cup Coat on!
Another festive freebie! What would you create with these shiny metallic threads? The green, red and gold would be perfect for a Christmas project! Or maybe you fancy using these rainbow reels for a new year sewing project? For your chance of winning, email email@example.com by midday on 19th December - remember to state your name and your … Continue reading 10 days till Christmas…festive freebie!