DIY Tote Bag

DIY Tote Bag

DIY Tote Bag DIY Tote Bag This simple DIY tote bag comes from – this – tutorial. Have made a few of them in different colours using left-over fabric. Love, love, love them. With the silver one I had to use some iron-on interfacing as the fabric was a bit...
Using up Left Over Fabric

Using up Left Over Fabric

Using up Left Over Fabric Using up Left Over Fabric It’s always so satisfying when I use up left over fabric. This is a nice firm piece of curtaining which I used to make – curtains – and – a laundry bag. It’s really easy to make a phone...
Wilder Gown Top 1

Wilder Gown Top 1

Wilder Gown Top Wilder Gown Top I’ve been wanting to make a Wilder Gown for a while. They look so romatic in a thoroughly contemporary way. This was my first attempt to make a Wilder Gown. I made a mistake and cut the bodice part too long, so it became a Wilder...
Kochi Jacket 2

Kochi Jacket 2

Kochi Jacket Kochi Jacket This is my second Kochi Jacket. What I love about this Kochi pattern – from the Friday Pattern Company – is how the look and feel of the jacket varies considerably depending on the fabric you use. It’s so versatile. This...
Simple Summer Dress

Simple Summer Dress

Simple Summer Dress Simple Summer Dress This Simple Summer Dress can multi task as a dress or a maxi skirt. Have made this style a good few times in different fabrics. See a version – here. You can make it more or less gathered. And in a lighter or heavier...
Kochi Jacket 1

Kochi Jacket 1

Kochi Jacket Kochi Jacket 1 I’ve been wanting to make this Kochi Jacket for a long, long time. The pics on Instagram always look so good no matter what weight or drape of fabric is used. It’s very similar to my free sewing pattern – see that here...
Wall Shoe Holder

Wall Shoe Holder

Wall Shoe Holder Wall Shoe Holder I found the inspiration for this from Style Novice on You Tube. I’m happy with it but I should have made the pockets a bit deeper. I used an A4 page for the pocket pattern. Then made the background piece to fit the pockets....
Orton Bag

Orton Bag

Orton Bag Orton Bag I found this free pattern for the – Orton Bag – via merchantandmills.com. It’s easy an easy pattern to follow. Here’s my version of the Orton Bag. No need for written instructions as the pics are clear. Cut out pattern pieces Sew strap in place Sew...
How I made a Burda Jacket

How I made a Burda Jacket

Burda Jacket 115 How I made a Burda Jacket This isn’t a tutorial as such, but explains how I used a Burda magazine to make Burda Jacket 115. The pattern comes from quite an old Burda magazine – 11/2013. There are two versions of a similar item in this...
Plastic Free Food Covers

Plastic Free Food Covers

Plastic Free Food Covers Plastic Free Food Covers I saw cotton plastic free food covers in our Zero Waste shop the other day and was shocked at how expensive they are! Also, being cotton it was porous to air, something I didn’t want, as certain foods would dry...

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