Small Projects

Fabric Mouse Mat

Getting ready to go back to school or venturing off to University? This great little DIY will get you back on track and also spruce up your room with a pop of colour! What you'll need: 1 cork matFabric of your choiceCompassPaperPencilScissorsPVA glue Let's get started! To make the stencil, measure the diameter of your… Continue reading Fabric Mouse Mat

Small Projects

Fabric Eye Mask

If, like me, you struggle to sleep unless it's pitch back, try making your very own fabric eye mask to block out the light during the night! What you'll need: PaperPencilScissorsFabric shearsFabric of your choicePinsElasticSewing machine Let's get started! Let's start with the pattern! First, take a few measurements from your face: the length across… Continue reading Fabric Eye Mask

Big Projects

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

Big Projects

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

Small Projects

Strawberry and Coconut Lip Balm

  Fancy making your own lip balm or making your favourite one last longer? Have a go at our quick and easy recipe. What we'll need: 1 tsp beeswax1 tbsp coconut oilA small amount of strawberry lip balmEmpty lip balm tube Let's get started! Measure out everything into a jug ready for melting down. 2.… Continue reading Strawberry and Coconut Lip Balm

Bakes, Chocolate, Small Treats

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 sugar1 egg white1 tsp peppermint extractGreen food colouring150g dark chocolate1 large button (to make the imprint) Let's get started! In a… Continue reading Button Peppermint Creams

Small Projects

Memory Jar

Hello and welcome back! I'm really excited to share this post with you! I love this memory jar and use it everyday. A cool DIY and an easy way to keep you motivated and positive! What we'll need: A medium sized jarRibbonPVA glue or a glue gunStickers or any decorationsA label Let's get started! I… Continue reading Memory Jar

Small Projects

Marbled Mug

Have a plain, boring mug? Want to make it look more exciting and cool? Or need a quick DIY gift for someoneโ€™s birthday? Try making this easy and fun marbled mug! What you'll need: A plain white mugA disposable bowlNail varnish (I used two different colours)A medium sized jug of room temperature waterCocktail stickPaper towel… Continue reading Marbled Mug

Small Projects

Seashell Photoframe

Now that summer is over and visits to the beach will become less frequent, why not savour your summer memories by making this really easy and fun DIY seashell photoframe? The perfect excuse to collect shells! What you'll need: 1 photoframeGlue gun or strong glueSeashellsPaint (optional) . Let's get started! Our first step is to… Continue reading Seashell Photoframe

Small Projects

Elasticated Headband

Need a new hair accessory? Want to make your own? Then follow this easy tutorial on how to make your very own elasticated headband! What you'll need: One fat quarter of your chosen fabric (I used two fat quarters because I wanted a different pattern to make it reversible)Paper pattern/template15cm of thick elasticFabric shearsPencilScissorsPins Let's… Continue reading Elasticated Headband