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Sewing How To: Making Fabric Binding, Perfect Scrap Buster

Making fabric binding is a great way to use up fabric scraps, and the fabric binding great to use for edging cushions or quilts and when making bunting. How to guide on how to make fabric bunting with fabric binding can be found here. How To Make Fabric Binding: Materials: Fabric scraps. Scissors. Ruler. Making… Continue reading Sewing How To: Making Fabric Binding, Perfect Scrap Buster

Cross-Stitch · Embroidery · How To's · Sewing

Sewing ‘How To’: Adding A Fabric Border To A Completed Cross Stitch Project

When turning a cross stitch project into a cushion you can either keep the cross stitching fabric for the entire front (check out this 'How to' for turning a cross stitch project into a cushion), or if you have a smaller project/want to add a frame edging to the cushion you can add a fabric… Continue reading Sewing ‘How To’: Adding A Fabric Border To A Completed Cross Stitch Project

How To's · Sewing

Sewing How To: Fabric Yo Yo

I love using fabric yo yo’s in projects, they are really versatile and they are great in projects on their own as well as being ideal for adding in extra detail and texture. For some yo yo makes check out my yo yo rabbit tutorial. Making a fabric yo yo: Materials: Paper. Scissors. Thread. Needle.… Continue reading Sewing How To: Fabric Yo Yo

Crochet · How To's

Crochet How To Guide: Block Stitch

Perfect for blankets and looks great when used to make a cushion, block stitch can also be used for scarves, hats and loads more other crochet projects. You can use one colour for it all, alternate between two colours or even use a different colour every row. I have some patterns which use this stitch… Continue reading Crochet How To Guide: Block Stitch

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Crochet How To Guide: Interlocking Block Stitch/ Plaid Stitch

Interlocking block stitch/Plaid stitch is a great stitch to use for blankets, cushions and hats/scarves - you can use as many or as few colours as you wish and come up with some really cool patterns. I have some patterns which use this stitch including a Plaid effect hat with pom pom and Plaid effect… Continue reading Crochet How To Guide: Interlocking Block Stitch/ Plaid Stitch

Craft · How To's

How To: Make A Pom Pom

I often get asked how to make a Pom Pom when you don’t have a Pom Pom maker, or if you don’t have a Pom Pom maker for the size you are wanting so I have put together a how to make pom poms in any size. How to: Make a pom pom Materials: Wool… Continue reading How To: Make A Pom Pom