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How to make an Ostomy Pouch Cover

October 13, 2019
how to make an ostomy pouch cover, sew a ostomy bag cover

I was amazed to learn that here in the UK there are approximately 10 different sizes and shapes of ostomy pouches, therefore it is not so easy to buy the right size and shape of cover. Let me show you how easy it is to make your own ostomy pouch cover!! I was recently asked to make some ostomoy pouch covers for a fellow Mum…

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How to make a baby rag quilt

October 8, 2019

This Baby Rag Quilt is beautiful, stunning cotton prints framed with a frayed ruffle edge. This tutorial for the easy sew baby rag quilt includes a video. The quilt is quick to make, lovely and soft and perfect for a newbie quilter – it is super easy to make. I have been meaning to make this quilt for some time. This week we have had…

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How to make a zippered pouch tutorial flat bottom

October 4, 2019

One of the most versatile bags to make, zip bags have so many purposes and uses. They are super easy to make, let me show you how easy it is to make a zippered pouch with a flat bottom. Firstly have fun choosing your fabric, the type of fabric and interfacing you choose will make a real difference to the shape of the finished zippered…

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How to shorten a zip

October 3, 2019

It is super easy to shorten a zip – there is no need to rush out to the shop to finish your sewing project, just shorten a zip you have in your stash. Before we start please note a zip is measured by the length of the zip itself, not the zipper tape.      How to shorten a nylon zip To shorten a zip…

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11 Top tips to sew your bag like a pro

September 28, 2019

Are you new to bag making? Wondering where to start? Here are my top tips for bag making, perfect to get you started in this exciting sewing journey. You will soon be whipping up new bags for every occasion. I was fortunate to learn to sew at school (sadly a subject that seems rarely taught nowadays). Quite a few years later my husband bought me…

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DIY Denim Mirror Frame, a perfect no sew old jeans craft project

September 23, 2019

Are you wondering what to do with your old jeans, as a no sew craft project?  I keep all parts of old jeans, this denim mirror frame makes the most of the seams from your old jeans. I have to confess to collections of waistbands, seams, pockets, hems and of course the fabric of the jeans themselves. I am rather obsessed with old jeans and…

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