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DIY Face Mask Holder

August 15, 2020

This gorgeous face mask pouch has three pockets, one for clean face masks, one for dirty plus a slip pocket for your hand sanitizer too! The face mask holder is perfect if you have to wear face masks all day. Personally I choose to change my mask once it becomes damp with moisture, replacing with a clean fabric mask. This handy face mask pouch keeps…

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How to fix ripped jeans inner thigh by hand – super easy

August 5, 2020

Learn how to patch jeans inner thigh by hand, it is super easy to fix your ripped jeans. The inner thigh/crotch area of jeans is subject to wear and tear, over time modern stretch denim can tear or develop holes. It is easy to apply a patch of similarly toned denim to the inside of your jeans to cover the hole and importantly strengthen the…

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How to make a DIY wash bag with zip

July 26, 2020

DIY wash bag for washing delicates, underwear and socks. My DIY net delicates lingerie bag is currently also being used for face masks. Learn how to make your own wash bag with zip to hold all your bras, tights, underwear and even face coverings. This is a quick and easy sewing project.  This DIY wash bag uses a former net curtain – the net material…

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How to print PDF patterns – lets get sewing!

July 19, 2020

Learn how to print PDF patterns at home, print and sew up your pattern straight away! I am a real fan of digital sewing patterns – for one they are instant! No waiting for a paper pattern in the post or going to the shop and secondly it is a great way of supporting indie pattern designers. PDF patterns vastly widen your choice of pattern…

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Easy Eco-Friendly Sewing Projects, ditch the disposables!

May 11, 2020

There are so many quick and easy projects you can make for your home to ditch disposable items! Find some old jeans, Tea towels, net curtains, and make yourself some stylish, fun and very practical alternatives to plastic items.  Newsletter Signup to receive your free “5 Eco Projects to Sfor the Home ” ebook. Learn top tips for sewing bags, along with a design sheet checklist.…

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DIY fabric bowl covers

I love making these super easy DIY fabric bowl covers. Ditch your cling film and replace with these super cute bowl covers. They are perfect for covering bowls with leftovers in the fridge, or for keeping flies off picnic bowls in the summer. They also make great gifts for friends and family. Can these be used in the microwave? Personally I have never tried –…

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