I Made That! Monday · Sewing

“I Made That!” Monday – Making Make-up Bags (aka Beaten by Pleats)

Firstly I have to apologise for my awful blogging absence. I read advice somewhere that you shouldn’t do that, but I’m going to do it anyway. I committed myself to weekly “I Made That!” Monday and Troublesome Sewing Terms Untangled posts and have not been delivering! So many apologies. The Boy and I are in…… Continue reading “I Made That!” Monday – Making Make-up Bags (aka Beaten by Pleats)

I Made That! Monday · Sewing

“I Made That!” Monday – Spectacle Receptacle.

This week I wanted to make a bag. Then I read a couple lot of tutorials and chickened out. I decided to start small and make a mini-bag of sorts for my glasses case. Recently I’ve had to start wearing glasses for the first time ever. It’s been difficult to get my head around the idea that…… Continue reading “I Made That!” Monday – Spectacle Receptacle.

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“I Made That!” Monday – Draw Me Like One Of Those Cute Bags, Jack.

(Sorry for the title, I had to.) At the moment I’m still dedicated to Christmas presents. I know it’s pretty early but I’m a worrier. I’m one of those people who will stress out about getting everybody’s gifts (and getting good ones is another story) in time and not enjoy the build up to Christmas because of…… Continue reading “I Made That!” Monday – Draw Me Like One Of Those Cute Bags, Jack.

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“I Made That!” Monday – Pick yourself up and try again, zip style.

This week I tackled a new-to-me challenge. The dangerous world of zips. I’m starting early on Christmas presents – I’ve got some ordered already and my organised spreadsheet of ideas and how much I’ve spent is coming along splendidly. This year I wanted to try and make some presents for people – the new niece…… Continue reading “I Made That!” Monday – Pick yourself up and try again, zip style.