My recent projects (early 2020)

Hi peeps, I hope that your all doing well. I selected a few of my projects to blog about today the first item is a cable tidy. I’d seen a lot of these online and to be honest, I had never thought about them before, but they were a great idea! Sometime last year I …

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Bag making series – final part

Hi Peeps, I hope that you’re all doing well. This week is the final part of my bag making series. If you have enjoyed it and would like to try making your own bags, then here are some great resources to help you on your way. I was planning to write my own pattern but …

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Craft blog – Vlieseline products

Hi peeps, I hope that you are all doing well. Today’s craft blog post is about the benefits of using a few Vlieseline products in your projects, mainly interfacing and fusible fleece, as well as wonderweb. I also have some transfer and stabiliser products, but they will be in another blog post because I have …

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Bag making series part four – hardware: d rings, clasps, zips, buttons etc.

(This post includes a coupon code for my Etsy shop!) Hi peeps, I hope that you’re all doing well. 😊 This week let’s talk about hardware. Firstly, what is it? The hardware for your bag, are things like: D rings, O rings, magnetic clasps, swivel lock, swivel hooks, bag feet, tri sliders, lobster clasps, etc. …

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Bag making series – part three: pockets

Bag making series – part three: pockets Hi Peeps, I hope that you’re doing well. Pockets are so great, versatile, and practical, and are relatively easy to make. You could hand sew them onto projects too, depending on the type of look you want to create. A touch of hand sewing, here and there, can …

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Bag making series – part two: closures and handles

Hi peeps, I hope that you’re all doing well. 😊 Closures: There are a few ways to close your bag. Here are a few suggestions: Button: either on its own with a buttonhole or add a piece of elastic for the button to go around to make a simple closure, this way is useful if …

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My favourite craft projects of 2019

Hi peeps, I hope that you’re all doing well. I thought that I would share some of my favourite craft items I’ve made this year. 😊 I’m pleased that my sewing skills have improved during the year and I know that I’m getting better with every project. I’m also improving I both my bag making …

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