Baking Projects

Button Peppermint Creams

Welcome back! Want to make a sewing themed gift for a special someone but also want it to be edible? Look no further! Try our button shaped peppermint creams. What we’ll need: 350g icing sugar 1 egg white 1 tsp peppermint extract Green food colouring 150g dark chocolate 1 large button (to make the imprint)… Continue reading Button Peppermint Creams

Small Projects

Button Corkboard Pins

Welcome back, everyone! This week I’ll be showing you a really quick and easy way to organise your pin board with style! What you’ll need: Assorted buttons Drawing pins Hot glue gun     . This tutorial is such a quick DIY, it took me roughly 10 minutes to make! I’ve chosen a mixture of… Continue reading Button Corkboard Pins

Tutorials

Folder Clasp

Back to school? Been working so much that all your papers don’t lie flat in your folders? Why not make an easy folder clasp to keep your folders neat and tidy! This project is so quick and simple to do! Let’s get started! What you’ll need: 1 full folder 1 large button A small piece… Continue reading Folder Clasp

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 pins Small scraps of felt Sewing needle Thread Buttons Fabric shears (normal scissors will be fine) Glue gun (not pictured) Let’s start with… Continue reading Upcycled Bobby Pins

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 pieces Pockets Two strap pieces Pins Tape Measure Thread Bobbin Button Buttonhole presser foot (If you don’t have this accessory for your sewing machine, I do have a hand-stitched buttonhole… 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 paper Ruler Pencil Protractor (This isn’t necessary, it just makes your pattern more accurate) Scissors Iron Hemming tape (Not necessary, just… Continue reading Up-cycled Denim Bag – Part 1

Tutorials

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: Fabric Needle Thread Button . . . Let’s get started! First we need to double up a piece of thread and knot the end so it doesn’t just go… Continue reading Stitching On A Button