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How to make reusable makeup remover pads, 4 Easy Steps

February 18, 2020

Learn how to make reusable makeup remover pads, with a serger or sewing machine. Advice about choosing the right fabric and tips to wash your makeup pads. Are you making small steps to make your lifestyle greener? One super-easy way is to make reusable makeup remover pads, simply wash and you are ready to go again. It is amazing how much water is used in…

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DIY Wood Wall Art, perfect for a beginner

February 11, 2020

You can make DIY Wooden Wall Art for your home, with this super easy step by step tutorial. Using a variety of scrap wood you can build this DIY wood art. The beauty of this DIY wood wall art project is perfect for scraps of wood you have laying around. Our piece combines plywood, mahogany, pine and various other scraps of wood from our shed.…

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Ultimate guide to how to sew bag straps

February 4, 2020

Love to sew bags? Learn how to sew bag straps, it is super easy and makes your bag your own. Making your own bag straps means you have lots of fun with color and pattern. Adjustable bag straps can be shortened to make a shoulder bag or a crossbody bag, plus you can customize the strap to your body size, personally being rather taller this…

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21 Fun Valentine Sewing Projects

January 29, 2020
Valentine Sewing Projects

With Valentines Day sneaking upon us now is the time to seek inspiration for Valentine sewing projects, whether it is as decor for your home or to share a little gift with someone special. Valentine’s Day customs go back as far as the 19 Century, from sending greeting cards to offering chocolates and presenting flowers. Personally I am not too keen on the commercial aspect…

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Super Quick and Easy Valentine Heart Pillow, DIY

January 27, 2020

Are you inspired by Valentines Day? Let me share with you how easy it is to upcycle materials to hand to sew your own Valentine Heart Pillow. A perfect idea for your valentines day decorations at home this pillow can be made in a mere thirty minutes. Personally I love rag edges on fabric, they add a small three-dimensional look to a project, they are…

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How to line a basket with handles

January 21, 2020

Do you have a log basket? Fed up with bits of dust and wood falling through onto your floor? Let me show you how to line a basket with handles. My parents have recently moved home and are in the joyous process of making their new home their home if you know what I mean. We’ve been altering their old curtains to fit, building a…

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