Crafting

Pink pineapple embroidery

26 July 2015 / 2

I love pineapples and they’re everywhere right now. Sadly, I’m allergic to real pineapples, but that doesn’t stop me from stitching one!

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Painted fabric banner

23 July 2015 / 0

Fabric banners are everywhere – they pop up in my Instagram feed all the time and I’ve wanted to have a go at making one for ages.

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Craft organisation

12 July 2015 / 2

A little while back, I wrote a little post about us starting to declutter and generally get things organised at home.

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Sewing machine bag

06 June 2015 / 0

A little while back I made a cover for my sewing machine (click here to see that post) and it has been brilliant for keeping my machine super clean! But because I don’t have a craft room, I have to move it around. A lot. It would be helpful to do this without having to…

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Simplicity blogger challenge

28 May 2015 / 4

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been working on my dress for the Simplicity blogger challenge – and (with only a couple of days to spare) I have finished. Phew! When I heard about the challenge I knew I’d have to give it a go, and had an idea of what I wanted to do…

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Geometric painted roll-up blinds

02 May 2015 / 2

When we planned our new kitchen, we knew that it would be a lovely light, bright space. Now that we’re well in to spring and the days are sunnier and longer, we’re really feeling the benefit of this! We knew that we’d have to get some blinds for the windows, and found one for the front one…

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Fabric covered exercise books

01 May 2015 / 0

It’s National Stationery Week this week, and I thought I’d make a little project to celebrate (as a bonus post for today – yay!). These fabric covered exercise books take no time at all to make and are great for fabric stash busting! I’ve used mini notebook-sized ones here, but any size notebook with a…

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Vintage sewing treasures

24 April 2015 / 0

Tom’s Nanna recently passed on a box of vintage sewing treasures to me, and I had to let you see them! I was so excited to discover what was inside… I love anything vintage but especially sewing things. They always make me wonder who used them and where they came from. I don’t actually know…

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Filofax inserts

20 April 2015 / 0

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1429462831161{padding-bottom: 30px !important;}”]About a year ago, I decided to have a revamp of my Filofax inserts and wrote a little tutorial for my other crafty project, Less Grafting More Crafting. I fancied having a change with the inserts recently and thought it would be good to freshen everything up (including the tutorial), which was…

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Liberty patchwork drawstring bag

07 April 2015 / 0

I love love love Liberty fabric, and wanted to use my charm pack to make something that I could use all the time. I’ve been doing a lot of hand stitching recently and decided that it would be useful to have something to keep a project all together, so my Liberty patchwork drawstring bag is just perfect!…

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