Tutorial – fabric tassels!

Hello! And a very Happy New Year! Can you believe it’s 2019 already? Honestly, I have no idea where the time is going! I have lots of things planned for the coming months but as today is the first day the kids are back at school – and I’m desperate to do some sewing – I thought I would kick off the New Year with a tutorial for making a…

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Tutorial – the Stash’n’Go drawstring bag

Hello there! I’ve been away for a few days but have put together a drawstring bag tutorial which I’m calling the Stash’n’Gobag.  It’s a really simple DIY pattern that sews together quickly, and would make an ideal gift if you’re looking for some inspiration! I was inspired to make these after seeing some of the nifty make-up bags on the web – often called lay and go make-up bags. I…

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Zippy Pouch Along – finishing up!

Hello! And welcome to the final post for the #zippypouchalong. There have been some wonderful (Not So) Little Zippy Pouches made over the past couple of weeks and I’ve loved seeing them pop up in my IG feed.  I’ve been enjoying them so much, I thought you might like to see a little collage of some of them! There are so many gorgeous versions – feature prints, beautiful foundation pieced…

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Rainbow Twist Quilt, Love Patchwork & Quilting, Issue 68

I cannot tell you how excited I am to finally be able to share the Rainbow Twist quilt that I made for Love Patchwork & Quilting back in July! Its the biggest quilt I’ve ever made at 85″ square, and I had such fun choosing all the Kona colours to create an ombre effect – I used 27 in total! Rainbow Twist is based on a Drunkards Path block (I…

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Zippy Pouch Along – finishing the Zippy Pouch!

Hello! Are you ready for the finishing touches on your (Not So) Little Zippy Pouch?! The final step is adding the binding and, if you wish, a zipper pull. I prefer a narrow binding of 2″ but if you like a thicker binding please alter to your own measurements. When attached the binding, it is important to remember that we are using a width of fabric strip around corners, so…

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