I Made That! Monday · Sewing

“I Made That!” Monday – Padding my iPad!

After my success with a Kindle case for The Boy a couple weeks ago I decided that the rest of my electronics deserved happy new homes! Next up was my iPad, which I thought needed something bright and girly to pep me up in the mornings before work (which is primarily when I’m using it). I…… Continue reading “I Made That!” Monday – Padding my iPad!

I Made That! Monday · Sewing

“I Made That!” Monday – Cushions Galore

For Christmas I was gifted Sewing Machine Basics by Jane Bolsover, I really like this book! Not only does it teach you basic and necessary skills but each section focuses on a new skill, like hems, gathering and zips, with increasingly challenging projects to work on at the end of each section featuring the skill…… Continue reading “I Made That!” Monday – Cushions Galore

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Sharing is caring: A tip for cutting out.

It’s Saturday and I’ve not had much to do today besides attempt to make a camera lens case for The Boy and I ready for our trip to Berlin on Monday (expect to hear more about that soon!) So I’ve decided to share a little trick of mine that I use when cutting out shapes for makes.…… Continue reading Sharing is caring: A tip for cutting out.

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Looking back: Beginning sewing with needle books and pincushions!

Before I go forwards with learning I’d like to go back a step or two to share the two very first things I sewed.

The only thing I knew how to do at this point was thread my machine and sew in a reasonably straight line…