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DIY Chair Cover

Fed up of sitting on an uncomfortable computer chair? Why not make your own DIY chair cover? What you'll need: Chair cushions x 2Fabric slightly larger than your cushionSewing machine (Optional)ThreadNeedleFabric ShearsPins Let's get started! The first step is to make sure the fabric you want to use is wider than your cushions. For my… Continue reading DIY Chair Cover

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DIY Toiletry Bag

Getting ready to go back to school? Try making our easy toiletry bag tutorial to keep your toiletries all in one place! What you'll need: A4 paperPencilRulerScissorsTwo different cotton fabricsCalico1 zipperPinsSewing machineIronNeedleThread Let's get started! Let's start with the pattern! To begin, use the photos below to draw out your pattern. I have included all… Continue reading DIY Toiletry Bag

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Fabric Polka Dot Owl Doorstop

Hello everyone, welcome back! This week I'll be sharing with you a great sewing project! Perfect for keeping your house cool during Summer! What you'll need: Fabric shearsBlack and white threadPinsSewing machineGlueSmall needleTemplatePattern drafting paper or thin plain paperPencil StuffingSand - I used 1kg Hot glue gunFour different fabrics: main body, wings, eyes & feet… Continue reading Fabric Polka Dot Owl Doorstop

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Up-Cycled Dresser

  Bored of having your dresser one colour? Or changing the dΓ©cor in your room? Why not spruce up your chest of drawers with a bit of paint! What we'll need: FurniturePaint - I used Vinyl Matt paint for interior wallsSmall paint brushPaint rollerTraySmall chisel (not necessary)Screwdriver - the type of one you'll need will… Continue reading Up-Cycled Dresser

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Up-cycled Denim Bag – Part 2

Welcome back for Part 2! If you haven't already seen Part 1 click here! For this part you'll need the following: All of your bag piecesPocketsTwo strap piecesPinsTape measureThreadBobbinButtonButtonhole presser foot (If you don't have this accessory for your sewing machine, I do have a hand-stitched buttonhole tutorial! The first step is to attach our… Continue reading Up-cycled Denim Bag – Part 2

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Up-cycled Denim Bag – Part 1

Have an old pair of jeans? Or have a pair that you just don't wear anymore? Well why not turn them into a handy little bag! What you'll need to get started: Pattern drafting paperRulerPencilProtractor (This isn't necessary, it just makes your pattern more accurate)ScissorsIronHemming tape (Not necessary, just adds strength)Fabric shearsPins The first step… Continue reading Up-cycled Denim Bag – Part 1