Tutorial: Lined pillow case with envelope closure

Tutorial: Lined pillow case with envelope closure

I really wanted to do some sewing today but was very tired and sewing when tired isn’t always a particular good idea. When I am in this state I shouldn’t attempt anything complicated because I am sort of guaranteed to mess something up. I decided to try a simple...
Tutorial: Quilted postcards

Tutorial: Quilted postcards

As promised a follow-up post on my fabric postcard tutorial. Today I show you how to make quilted postcards. The procedure is quite similar to how I made the regular fabric postcards but there are some changes. Materials: Firm iron on interfacing such as...
Tutorial: Fabric postcards

Tutorial: Fabric postcards

Fabric postcards are ideal projects to work on when you get that crafty urge and want to make (and finish!) something but don’t have a lot of time or don’t want to work on the project you’re already working on. They don’t require a lot of material...
Sewing tip: Unpicking

Sewing tip: Unpicking

If you’ve been following this blog you’ll know by now that unpicking is not my favourite part of the sewing process. When you don’t like unpicking you basically have two options: Don’t unpick and accept sloppy seams as your sewing signature. Unpick when necessary. I...
Sewing tip: Bias tape maker

Sewing tip: Bias tape maker

Bias tape has been on my mind for the past two weeks or so. Perhaps not so strange since I made a top with bias tape facing and wrote a tutorial on how to fit bias tape in an armhole or neckline. So, I thought I might as well turn this into some sort of mini-series by...