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DIY Reusable Snack Bags, super quick make

May 11, 2020

Making reusable snack bags with waxed fabric is super easy, and such a practical way to carry snacks in your bag for toddlers, or yourself.   These rather cute little snack bags with a waxed fabric waterproof lining are perfect for a lunch bag, handbag or pocket on the school run! Personally I find them useful for carrying decaf tea bags with me.  Newsletter Signup…

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Unpaper towels DIY – totally reuseable!

May 8, 2020

This DIY for unpaper towels involves no snap’s – grab a reusable kitchen towel from a basket and you are good to go, quick and easy. Unpaper towels are an easy eco swap, ditch the single use kitchen paper towels, and make yourself some lovely reusable fabric ones. I like to use a 100% cotton for one side, which is perfect for wiping up bread…

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Fabulous sewing projects, perfect for beginners

May 3, 2020

Are you new to sewing? Looking for easy sewing projects to inspire you? Sewing can bring peace and joy, especially important at the moment. Let me share with you a great range of easy sewing projects perfect for the beginner, let’s get inspired, dust down out sewing machines and make something!  …

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How to make a drawstring bag from a Tea Towel

April 20, 2020

Today I going to share with you just how quick and easy it is to make a drawstring bag using a tea towel – the beauty of using a tea towel is that all your edges are prefinished for you! I love just how easy this sewing project is perfect for beginners – sew several up with your children for their toy storage, as shoe…

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Stunning DIY Garden Bench Seat

April 14, 2020

Learn how to make an easy DIY garden bench seat using materials to hand. We have reached the point where the children no longer play on the extensive play equipment left by the previous owners of the property. The area the play equipment takes is about a 1/5 of our garden. We decided to take it down and reconfigure this part of the garden, with…

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DIY Pallet Swing Seat

Learn how to make a DIY pallet swing seat, step by step instructions show you how to make your own for your garden. The children have outgrown the play equipment we inherited when we moved into our home. For a while, my husband has been itching to remodel this part of the garden, so amidst the winter months, often in the dark by torchlight he…

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