halloween, Patterns, Sewing

Halloween Tote Bags

These tote bags are perfect for gifting in this Halloween. Spider bag Materials Thread Paper to make letter templates (10x30 cm) Pins Scissors Fabric: Bag 2 pieces orange fabric - 30 x 40 cm 2 pieces spider netting - 30 x 40 cm Handles 2 pieces orange fabric - 8 x 60 cm 2 pieces… Continue reading Halloween Tote Bags

Craft, halloween, Sewing

Fabric Halloween Pumpkins….

Pumpkins are a must have at Halloween and I don't think you could ever have too many of these cute little fabric ones... Materials Orange fabric 50x50 cm (18 cm diameter circle, 28 cm diameter) Black net fabric 20x20 cm (18cm diameter) Sewing thread ⁃ Orange ⁃ Black Pins Toy stuffing Scissors Needle Buttons -… Continue reading Fabric Halloween Pumpkins….

Patterns, Sewing

No excuse for any more lost pens or pencils….Fabric notebook pen holder

Whenever I am writing down some patterns or ideas I can never find a pen or pencil and by the time I manage to find one I have almost forgotten what I was wanting to write in the first place! I have books all over the place so despite having a pen/pencil pot it never… Continue reading No excuse for any more lost pens or pencils….Fabric notebook pen holder

Patterns, Sewing

Snapping at the pens – a crocodile pencil roll

I wanted to make a pencil roll as part of a gift, but wanted to make something a little bit different. After a few sketches and quite a few rejected ideas I settled on a crocodile theme (I also had another idea and have a feeling that may pop up on here soon too!). I… Continue reading Snapping at the pens – a crocodile pencil roll

Patterns, Sewing

Swimming out of the craft pile – a fish drawstring bag!

I wanted to make a drawstring bag as a gift, but wanted to make something a little bit different to usual, so while thinking few some ideas I came to think about the possibility of making something ocean themed and from that I came to the decision to make a fish themed drawstring bag. I… Continue reading Swimming out of the craft pile – a fish drawstring bag!

Patterns, Sewing

Halloween pumpkin bunting

Time is flying by and it wont be long until Halloween is here, with that in mind it was time I got cracking and finished off some halloween makes!. I have been needing some new halloween bunting so set about making some Halloween themed bunting. When it comes to Halloween I think a traditional pumpkin… Continue reading Halloween pumpkin bunting

Christmas, Patterns, Sewing

Christmas tree bunting

While making some fabric Christmas tree decorations recently (after a ridiculously long break from the previous Christmas tree makes) I suddenly realised that the smaller tree decorations would be perfect to make some bunting with. So with that in mind I got making a few extra Christmas trees so I could attach them to some… Continue reading Christmas tree bunting

Patterns, Sewing

Appliqué Hexagon Patchwork Cushion Tutorial

Time for some patchwork - it’s been way too long since I did some patchwork so after receiving some fat quarters from The Craft Cotton Company I decided it was about time I did some! I had an idea in mind to do something with hexagon shapes but also wanted to do something a little… Continue reading Appliqué Hexagon Patchwork Cushion Tutorial

Patterns, Sewing

Crocodile Storage Case

I received the ‘Everglades’ fat quarter set by The Craft Cotton Company and soon as I saw the crocodile design I had an idea to make something crocodile themed. I always need storage for stationary and especially for crochet hooks as I leave them all over the place and then wonder why I can’t find… Continue reading Crocodile Storage Case

Patterns, Sewing

If it can be done with paper why not fabric….folded fabric bookmarks

I was making some folded paper bookmarks recently and while making them was thinking - ‘these would look good using fabric, I wonder if it would work’. The idea stayed with me for a few days and I decided it wasn’t going to so away so I would have to try it out - so… Continue reading If it can be done with paper why not fabric….folded fabric bookmarks