Quick Tote Bag

Quick Tote Bag

Quick Tote Bag Quick Tote Bag This has to be the easiest, quickest tote bag ever. Hence me calling it Quick Tote Bag. You need: – a rectangular piece of fabric approximately 40 cms wide x 85 cms long2 x pieces of strapping approximately 70 cms long eachmatching...
DIY Fabric Necklace

DIY Fabric Necklace

Fabric Necklace This is a great way to use up fabric strips from when I made – this – top. I also made a set of fabric bracelets to go with this diy fabric necklace which you can see – here. You need: – long fabric stripsmatching colour...
New Look Kimono Jacket

New Look Kimono Jacket

New Look Kimono Jacket New Look Kimono Jacket I might have mentioned a while back that a friend’s mother went into a care home. She was an avid seamstress and had a pile of fabric which I inherited. I made a pair of culottes from this fabric as well a New Look...
Party Bag

Party Bag

DIY Party Bag Been a while since my last post. I will never stop posting as I cannot stop making things. But real life does get in the way of having fun sometimes. Recognize the dress in this pic? The pattern for that is –┬áhere. And I’ve made a similar...
Malachite Earrings

Malachite Earrings

Malachite Earrings I’ve been trawling Pinterest for inspiration to make silver wire jewelery and came across something similar to this pair of malachite earrings. I love the simplicity of it. No clasps or soldering or anything other than a bit of calculated...
Beach Kaftan

Beach Kaftan

Beach Kaftan Beach Kaftan I made this beach kaftan for a summer holiday in the south of France this year. Am not really a sun bunny. Nor do I care do get it all out with regards to my body. Just No! So this was great to wear over my swimming costume. It’s sheer...

Twisted Bead Necklace

Twisted Bead Necklace This isn’t a particularly DIY-ish post but what I’m trying to show with this twisted bead necklace is how to rework and existing item. You need: – two or three similar length long necklaces a clip (usually found in a bead shop)...
Black Culottes Tutorial

Black Culottes Tutorial

Black Culottes Tutorial If you cannot find a pair of culottes you love, then this black culottes tutorial is perfect for you as you can make your own. It’s super easy. The only slightly technical thing to do – is fit a zip. And I have a tutorial for that...
Long Green Shift Dress

Long Green Shift Dress

Long Green Shift Dress   This Long Green Shift Dress is my new go-to style. It’s a light, forgiving and an easy to wear summer dress. I like that there are no fastenings, no sleeves to set and no collars. It’s ridiculously easy to make and quite...
Tin Can Succulent Garden

Tin Can Succulent Garden

Tin Can Succulent Garden This is yet another brilliant idea from Pinterest. A tin can succulent garden. It ticks two boxes. Recycles tin cans and is water wise. I took this pic just before we left for five months of traveling so some of the succulents had only just...

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