Small Projects

Butterfly Hairclip

Need a new hair accessory? Or a quick DIY present? Here's what you'll need to get started: Two pieces of cotton fabric (9.5cm x 7cm)Hair clipThreadNeedlePinsBobbinSewing machine (this project can be sewn by hand as well)Glue gun Start by taking the two rectangles of fabric and fold the edges in by 1cm. Place the rectangles back… Continue reading Butterfly Hairclip

Small Projects

Journal Pen Holder

Want to keep your pen close to your diary? You now can with this easy DIY pen holder! What you'll need to get started: Cotton fabric Elastic (if you don't have elastic, ribbon works quite nicely too)Sewing machine (don't worry if you don't have one, this project can be sewn by hand!)BobbinThreadPinsFabric shearsA penA piece… Continue reading Journal Pen Holder

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