This week I made another plimsoll shoe bag, this time for my nephew Jonah. I used some lovely star print Riley Blake fabric I received from Plush Addict for a recent review post. I made the bag using the tutorial here as a guide. The addition I made was to applique the letter J onto the … More Make it Monday: Appliqued shoe bag.
It was my birthday last week and I was so excited to use my new dressform – who I have named Betty 🙂 To celebrate having Betty I wanted to make myself a top using some grey jersey fabric I had in my stash. I recalled seeing on the Great British Sewing Bee a short … More Make it Monday: Grecian style top
This week I was very excited as I got a birthday present 2 weeks early. My husband and girls bought me an Adjustoform Lady Valet dress makers dummy. I’ve wanted one for ages, but they are quite expensive, so I was really excited when Hubby suggested one for my birthday. It has 12 dials to … More Make it Monday: dress alteration
This weeks make is a fabric kiddies shoe bag, ideal for those school plimsolls for PE. I was sent a special delivery from those kind people from Plush Addict for me to do a product review on. It contained the following: a 28mm Olfa rotary cutter a 6 fat quarter bundle of Riley Blake Rocket … More Make it Monday: kiddies shoe bag & product review
This week features a make that Miss P completed: a stuffed toy dog that she got as a kit for her recent 6th birthday from a friend. The kit features a fabric dog that needs stuffed and sewn closed and a bag with fabric stickers to decorate it. Miss P inserted the stuffing into the … More Make it Monday: stuffed cuddly dog