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Kilner Sewing Kit – A Pin Cushion Topped Mason Jar Tutorial

Kilner Sewing Kit – A Pin Cushion Topped Mason Jar Tutorial

Over the past few years mason jars have seen a resurgence as a staple crafting supply, and there is a good chance that many people will already have a loose-disked canning jar of the type needed to create this wonderful gift idea at home, but […]

Free To Download Gift Tags With Care Instructions For Knitting, Crochet And Sewing

Free To Download Gift Tags With Care Instructions For Knitting, Crochet And Sewing

Every so often I like to design a new set of gift tags for giving with handmade gifts that might require some special care, especially by way of washing/drying and ironing instructions. When someone cares enough to spend the hours of creating that goes into […]

New Free Knitting Pattern: Happy Cactus Pin Cushion

New Free Knitting Pattern: Happy Cactus Pin Cushion

I decided that I needed a cheerful little pin cushion to stop my pins from rolling around the table whilst I was sewing and knitting, so I set about trying to find an inexpensive one that would be cute as well as functional. Whilst searching […]

Blind Hemming With A Sewing Machine Tutorial

Blind Hemming With A Sewing Machine Tutorial

I have always hemmed by hand. When I was growing up, my grandmother was an amazing seamstress, which mean that anything that ever needed to be sewn was completed to perfection by her. I would help out with finishing and any hand-sewing, and so I […]

New Project On New Needles – Lightweight Sweater On Knitpro Cubics

New Project On New Needles – Lightweight Sweater On Knitpro Cubics

Last Friday I decided to cast on a new sweater. As I had only just finished quite a warm and cosy sweater I thought I would knit something a little more airy in a 4-ply yarn. Though this was partly because I couldn’t wait to […]

FO: The Magic Monkey Box Pouch Project Bag Of Win

FO: The Magic Monkey Box Pouch Project Bag Of Win

After my little creative blip leading up to the weekend that I wrote about yesterday I decided to test the waters with a little sewing project and the aid of my new sewing machine accessories. I knew that this project would not be perfect, and […]