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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Creative Industries product review of Maker’s workbook – knitting

Hello peeps! I hope that you are all doing well. This week’s blog post is a review of Maker’s Workbook – Knitting version. Creative Industry Creative Industry specialises in making items for crafters, as well as selling Patterntrace a tracing paper-like item that’s easy to trace your sewing projects with. It’s made from sustainable Abaca fibres …

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New blog post alert!! Sock knitting.

Hi peeps, Hope that you are all doing well. This week is all about sock knitting! 😊 I’ve made several pairs of hand-knitted socks over the years, I was always afraid to try them as I didn’t know how to use double pointed needles (dpns) and it looked so complicated. However, once I mastered the …

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