I stitched it with the machine…but don’t be fooled. I stitched it with matching thread, which y…
Exactly what the project name suggests!
Another one from my ‘nautical’ collection!
Simple oxford cushion cover with added ribbon detail
I used stripey fabric for a nautical feel!
Simple covered foam cushion seat pads.
Home made pair of lamp shades in any fabric you want!
Cafetiere cosy with contrasting trim
Thanks, this is a quick project to make, I feel the need to make many in lots of different prints!
A slouchy floor cushion but it is cleverly stuffed with a spare single duvet and a crocheted blanket, which you can take out and use on chilly nights!
I used coordinating fabric which were left …
Peg Bag made by my own pattern, with fabric left over from the basket liner I made. I ended up with the hole a bit too big so added a ruffle into the gap.
Thanks, if I were to self critique I would make the handle strap a couple of centimetres thinner,…
A free pattern from Colette Patterns to make this basic cotton vest.
The pattern bias binds all the edges, but I added full seam allowances and used french seams in the sides so I had no raw edg…
A kind of slouch bag, fully lined, pattern drafted by myself.
I love this top….shame I am not as skinny as you… I think you will figure out pattern grading…
My first ever attempt at making clothing, with input from my Mum. I was given the fabric from one of my Mum’s friends, and I drafted the pattern from an old top I had. Mum helped me to make it fit …
A simple patchwork cushion made up of squares, a concealed zip on the back.
I moved into my house in November, but crisis….we had everything for the bedroom, except for the curtains, and I refused to buy some which did not properly suit what I wanted (I still haven’t fou…
My grandma and grandad gave me these two old deckchairs, the previous fabric was rotten and falling off. Courtesy of “Deckchair Stripes” I ordered some new fabric. You can either sew the fabric ove…
Use up scraps of jersey fabric or find a use for your old t shirts.
Simple bolster cushions. All you need to do is cut 2 circles the same diameter as your bolster cushion end (plus seam allowance), and then a rectangle of fabric, the length and circumference of the…
A mitred edge cushion which took me a while to get my head around. If I made it again I would make the mitred edge wider because I think this would make it easier to sew in, but I am still learning…
One of the first things I stitched up on my sewing machine. If I made one again I would round the corners off, in line with the chair, I also just stitched the cushion pad in for quickness, but aga…
A cushion with a frill edge, which went a bit funny on the corners, I think I should have increased the ruffles at the corners to prevent them from pulling oddly.
Another cushion I made whilst learning to use my sewing machine, the contrasting strip I used to conceal the zip behind.
A cushion made with off cuts of fabric, great for using up odds and ends.
Lining for a basket, which I picked up for a couple of quid at a second hand shop.
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