Over the next few weeks I will be uploading lot's of super useful and easy tutorials , competitions and more !
So..... Onto the tutorial ! You may have seen this skirt ALLLL over pinterest & for sale on etsy , but some of the tutorials are a little confusing so here is an easy quick method.
First grab a pair of old jeans or shorts or heck ! They are so cheap head on over to ebay to grab a bargain why not ! You will also need a duvet set OR enough fabric to go 1 and half times round your waist.
Welcome to the 2014 Mr Selfridge sew a long ! After the response from last years Downtown abbey quilt we decided it was only fair to make a little project pillow while watching the new 2014 British series of Mr Selfridge on ITV starting Sunday 19Th January .
We are making an English paper pieced tumbling block star cushion as shown below using up all those odd scraps hanging around in the bottom of every fabric hoarders drawers !
A lot of students this term have been learning about embroidery and the craze that is hoopla both in class and on the at home course. I'm surprised how many people actually have fallen in love with the idea and thought today I would share a quick tutorial to make embroidery and cross stitch a bit easier.
Have you ever lost your needle half way through ? or when packing up for the night ?
Fear not.... Introducing the NEEDLE MINDER ( OR NEEDLE KEEPER)
Here it is ! I was dithering about posting this , especially as so many people went ahead and made them at home , even though we were selling them at just £1 each to raise money for stitch , but I believe in the greater good , and why should a small minority spoil things for the rest of us ! HUGE thanks to everyone who distributed , sold , and bought our Daffodils Diolch Yn Fawr , The money raised will go towards our new home and some new equipment for our (free) sewcial meet ups out in the ... Continue reading...
So many new courses , new classes , new sew alongs , new fabrics , new sew at home kits , new students ! eek ! It's all a bit exciting. And erm knackering ! (pass the doughnuts pls)
You may have noticed our website has been a little on the slowwwww side recently. This is because I have been beavering away behind the scenes adding in new classes , uploading new info & photos and typing like a mad woman ! Everything should all be working normally now so thank you ... Continue reading...