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Tutorial! Screen printing with freezer paper stencils with Zeena Shah

East London-based textile designer Zeena Shah (she’s also inspiration for the By Hand London Zeena dress, for you craft world trivia buffs) recently released a beautiful book called How to Print Fabric! There are 20 techniques in the book plus simple sewing project to show them off and every single one is just gorgeous. We invited […]
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Lou’s Geometric Pom Pom Cushion tutorial

We love this funky geometric pom pom cushion tutorial from Lou Orth of I’m Studio Lou! The combination of orange and grey is refreshing and fun plus the addition of hand-stitched details lets you slow things down a bit which can be really lovely. Plus poms. We just can’t get enough of them! Thank you, Lou! Today I’m […]
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Caroline’s easy peasy 14″ cushion cover tutorial

Caroline has been my right hand in the shop for a little over a year now and in that time she’s become quite talented at sewing and crochet. Lately she’s been dreaming up lots of project ideas for The Daily Stitch and I am thrilled to share her first tutorial with you today! These fat […]
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Fiona’s cushions with a covered zip tutorial

Ever wondered how to get a perfect covered zip in your cushion? You’re in luck! Fiona from Poppy Makes has a brilliant tutorial for us today to show you just that, using the adorable cushions she stitched up in Nursery Versery. To start with you will need • a zip that is slightly shorter than […]
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Tutorial Tuesday: Put a zipper in your pillow

I used this handy tutorial for putting a zipper in your pillow (or cushion) by Erin from House on Hill Road when I sewed my Habitat sofa cushions. I don’t know about you but I think having a nice, tidy, hidden zipper in my sofa cushions is brilliant. It looks very professional. In this tutorial, […]
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Habitat sofa cushions

Jay McCaroll’s Habitat collection is brilliant. The prints are so modern and exciting. When we moved into our new place and acquired our previous landlord’s royal/navy blue¬†sofabed I thought Habitat would be perfect for the sofa cushions. I picked out the fabrics below from the collection – the first three for cushions and the last […]
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