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Tutorial! Cross-body bag with adjustable strap by Kym

We shared the details of our ‘Welcome to the Jungle’ Vignette with you all the other week and promised the tutorial to make your own cross-body bag so here we go…! What you will need: *50cm of medium-heavy weight woven fabric for the outside of the bag (I used Essex Yarn Dyed Metallic – Sand) […]
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Genuinely useful new baby makes with Zoe: Drawstring bag

This is the third in a series of blog posts by Zoe Edwards offering tips for gifts you can make for a new baby! Take it away, Zoe! Hi everyone! I’m back to state my case for another genuinely useful new-baby sewing project. This one, at first glance, may not scream ‘new baby’ to you, but hear me […]
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Rachel’s Striped Tote tutorial

This pretty and cheerful striped tote tutorial comes to us from Rachel of Brodrick Design Studio! I love the idea and the gorgeous pastel colour palette Rachel chose, plus I was thrilled to see all of the neat details Rachel included in her construction. Read on for the tutorial! Thank you, Rachel! Materials • For the […]
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Emily’s Circular Knitting Needle Case Tutorial

This week the multi-talented Emily of Strawberry Patch Ramblings is back with a new project for us! This time it’s a handy circular knitting needle tutorial sewn up with the beautiful Botanics collection by Carolyn Friedlander. I absolutely love knitting on circulars and this tutorial is so handy for keeping them neat and not ruining your […]
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Tutorial: MacBook Air cover

We have a gorgeous bolt of Robert Kaufman’s Railroad Denim in the shop and a steady stream of ideas for it. Sturdy yet lightweight, modern yet classic – there is no end to the possibilities for this fabric! It’s also extra wide, so even a little goes a long way. This MacBook Air cover used […]
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Scoot Scoot kid-size messenger bag

Havana Monaluna messenger bagNext month we’ll be featuring the Havana collection by Monaluna in our window, and I’ve been sewing up a few things to go on the “boy” dress form (which is also sometimes a girl!) Although our little man won’t be able to use/wear anything I’m making for a good six years, it’s kind of fun […]
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Emily’s frame purse tutorial

Coveting all of those adorable frame purses in blogland? This week, Emily from Strawberry Patch shows you how to draft a pattern and construct the purse of your dreams in her incredibly detailed frame purse tutorial! You can buy the purse frames, wadding and glue Emily uses in this tutorial in the shop. Thanks Emily! […]
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Pennie’s Vintage Icons

How much do you love the Ruby Star Vinyl tote bag on our homepage? Want to make your own? Read on for a review of the Pretty Pleats Tote Pattern and top tips for stitching these beauties from Pennie Haslehurst of Tuppence Ha’penny Quilts. Thanks Pennie! I’ve been coveting Melody Miller’s new range, Ruby Star Vinyl […]
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Tutorial: Karen’s Foldover Pouches

Today we’ve got a great tutorial for you from Karen of Blueberry Park! She’s used the lovely Simpatico collection from Cloud9 to create the clever little fold-over pouches you can now see on our home page. These are the perfect size for filling with pens, sewing kit, makeup or anything else you need to keep […]
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