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...
Tassel Earrings Tutorial

Tassel Earrings Tutorial

Tassel Earrings Tutorial This is a tassel earrings tutorial – with a difference. First I made small tassels. Then I teamed those tassels with these gorgeous wooden beads. Am thrilled with the outcome. You need: – silver earring hooks silver wire pliers a...
Balloon Sleeve Top

Balloon Sleeve Top

Balloon Sleeve Top     This balloon sleeve top is made from the exact same pattern as my – Balloon Sleeve Dress – just shorter and from a gorgeous sheer black lace. You need: – my pattern from the balloon sleeve dress on – this link fabric...
Business Card Holder

Business Card Holder

Business Card Holder Make your own business card holder using animal friendly pleather. These business card holders make great and inexpensive gifts. You can customise them by sticking on charms or punching and hand sewing them in embroidery thread. I’ve made a...
DIY Eye Mask

DIY Eye Mask

DIY Eye Mask This DIY eye mask is a modern minimal take on some of the clean over the top eye masks out there. I wanted something I could put on in one go. Not still have to tie it on at the back of my head. It had to keep out light so it would work for meditating....
Camisole Tutorial

Camisole Tutorial

Camisole Tutorial This is a really easy camisole tutorial. It can be made from a light cotton or for a more dramatic look like this one, an embossed tafetta. I’m a closet goth girl hence all the black. For a bang on trend look, make it in a stripe or check...
Moon Choker

Moon Choker

Moon Choker This lovely moon choker came about because I had a hammered silver crescent moon and wasn’t wearing it. Made it back in the days of jewelry making with left-over silver. All it took was a quick bend of some silver wire plus an O-ring to attach the...
Shoulder Tie Dress

Shoulder Tie Dress

Shoulder Tie Dress This shoulder tie dress is the ultimate summer dress. It’s not much more than a big square of fabric, sewn together to make a tube. A bit of shirring at the top. And some shoulder ties. Tick. Done. You need: – fabric matching colour...
Beaded Serviette Rings

Beaded Serviette Rings

Beaded Serviette Rings My daughter made these beaded serviette rings easily two decades ago when she was still living at home. What I like about them is they are light and small and so work well with paper serviettes. We’ve been experiencing the worst drought...
Long Black Shiftdress

Long Black Shiftdress

Long Black Shiftdress This long black shiftdress is really nothing more than an extra long T-shirt. I used a shiftdress from my wardrobe to cut the pattern. It’s made from what they called golf shirt fabric at the fabric shop. Came in a long wide tube. Have to...

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