Small Projects

Fabric Covered Notebook

Finding your notebook uninspiring? Kick start your imagination with a little bit of fabric! We are going to re-cover a journal! What you'll need: NotebookFabric (enough so there is 2cm left around all of the edge of the notebook)Fabric shearsPVA gluePaint brush . Our first step is to choose our fabric! The fabric I have… Continue reading Fabric Covered Notebook

Small Projects

Upcycled Bobby Pins

Keep finding bobby pins around the house? Well here's some easy DIY's that'll make you want to keep hold of them! Flower Hair Pin Here's what you'll need to get started: Bobby pinsSmall scraps of feltSewing needleThreadButtonsFabric shears (normal scissors will work just as well)Glue gun Let's get started with the flower pins. Cut a… Continue reading Upcycled Bobby Pins

Small Projects

Pink Polka Dot Hair Bow

Need a new hair accessory? What better way to accessorize than with a bow? And a pink polka dot one at that! What you'll need: Fabric scrap (big enough for a rectangle of 10cm x 20cm)RibbonHair clipFabric shearsGlue gun . Our first step is to cut our fabric. For this hair bow, cut a rectangle… Continue reading Pink Polka Dot Hair Bow

Halloween, Seasonal Projects

Halloween Pumpkin Pin Cushion

Ready for some Halloween DIY? Let's get started on the pumpkin pin cushion! Here's what you'll need to get started on the pattern: Piece of A4 paperRulerCompassPencilScissors . . Firstly take hold of your compass and pencil. Set the difference between the point on the compass and the pencil point to 7.5cm. Then draw a… Continue reading Halloween Pumpkin Pin Cushion

Big Projects

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

Big Projects

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


Stitching On A Button

Unsure how to stitch on a button? Then look no further! My tutorial will show you how to do a crossover button stitch. What you'll need: FabricNeedleThreadButton . . Let's get started! First we need to double up a piece of thread and knot the end so it doesn't just go through the fabric. Once… Continue reading Stitching On A Button