• Completed needlebook
    Craft,  Sewing

    Make your own Simple Needlebook

    This is the second tutorial in a series that will show you how to make your own dressmaking supplies. This tutorial will show you how to make a really simple needlebook to store all your needles. It will also give you great tips on adapting it to suit your…

  • Completed pincushions
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    How to Make a Pincushion (that sharpens your pins!)

    This tutorial will show you how to make a gorgeous pincushion that you can use for all your sewing tasks. If you include wire wool in your pincushion it will also sharpen your pins whenever they are inserted. You can use any item you like to make these. As…

  • Doorstop
    Craft,  Sewing

    Doorstop – Full Tutorial

    This summer we had the doors and windows open a lot and doors were banging shut so we needed at least one doorstop. They tend to be rather ugly or boring so I had a go at making one. It was actually quite easy and looks great in my…

  • Pockets sewn and brushes in place
    Craft,  Sewing

    How to make a tool/make-up brush storage roll

    This tool roll is so easy to make in under an hour and fabulous for keeping all your make up brushes tidy and easy to select. It is a great project for beginnerĀ  and experienced sewists alike. In this tutorial I have made a tool roll for a set…

  • Fat Quarter Makes Kit
    Craft,  Sewing

    15 Fat Quarter Makes Kit Review

    This page contains affiliate linksĀ meaning I earn a small commission if you use those links at no cost to you. I only recommend brands I use and trust. I saw this fat quarters kit and it appealed to me. A book full of ideas and some fat quarters to…

  • Completed cushion cover
    Craft,  Sewing

    Easy Peasy Cushion Covers

    Cushion covers can be so easy to make, without press stud fastenings or fiddly zips. All the skill you need is the ability to sew in a straight line. I do mine on the sewing machine but you could even do them by hand. This demonstration will use a…