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Category: Easy Sewing Projects

Decorative Doorstops – How To Make a Doorstop Tonight

I love decorative doorstops as they’re so much more individual than store-bought ones and because you can make them for a fraction of the cost. Here’s how to make a doorstop, in simple illustrated steps. You’ll need a sewing machine for this project, but the process is very simple, so I’ve…

Free Bunting Template with Easy Homemade Bunting Tutorial

When the boy had outgrown and almost worn out a favourite pair of football print flannel PJs he was desperate not to part with them, even though the trousers were halfway up his legs! I promised  to make something with them that he would see every day in his bedroom. Using a bunting template I created, I made them…

Plastic Bag Dispenser Tutorial – Free Homemade Gift Ideas

I’ve been planning to make a plastic bag dispenser for ages, to store all the plastic grocery bags I accumulate. When one of my girlfriends bought a really pretty one at a craft fair I got bag envy and I knew I had to make one just like it! (Yes, I know I’m sad) I…

Sewing Needle Case Tutorial – Easy Homemade Gift Ideas

I finally made myself a sewing needle case after I trod on a needle I’d dropped on the carpet. Ouch!! But it could have been so much worse. It could very easily have been my son with a needle in his foot … it was definitely time for action. I’d put off making a needle case…

How To Make Fabric Flowers – Free Step-by-Step Guide and Photos

Learning how to make fabric flowers is rewarding, easy and fun! ! They are some of the cutest, most effective of decorations and they can be run up from the teeniest leftover scraps of fabric. So, whether you’re looking to make your flowers in a luxury fabric to really jazz up an outfit, you fancy making a brooch or…