How to sew Christmas Tree bunting

How to make Christmas tree bunting

Reach for the fun prints, gold stitching and shiny sequins – Anna Alicia’s simple tree bunting ticks all the boxes! Find out how to make your own Christmas decorations below…

How to make fabric paper chains

How to make fabric paper chains

This clever twist on the traditional paperchain by Jennie Jones will adorn your home with seasonal cheer. Read our step-by-step guide…

How to make a monster halloween costume for kids (in just one evening)

How to make a monster costume

Patch up your little monster’s worn jeans with Jessica Entwistle’s tutorial for a quick-sew Halloween costume idea.

Ho ho sew! How to make an advent calendar

How to sew an advent calendar

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… for sewing fun and festive additions to this year’s Christmas decorations! Whip up this easy advent calendar to add a home-sewn touch to your countdown…

Refashion: How to turn a pair of jeans into a denim skirt

How to refashion a denim skirt

Transform old jeans into a new wardrobe staple with our step-by-step tutorial for how to make a denim skirt by Jessica Entwistle. Each week for a month, we’re sharing a bonus denim upcycling project here on the blog as part of The Refashioners. Whip up this panelled skirt for summer from a pair of unloved jeans – we’ll show you how it’s… Continue reading

Sew a Softie: How to sew a guitar plushie

How to sew a guitar softie web image

We’re joining in with Sew a Softie 2018 by sharing this free toy sewing project. Make playtimes rock with Kajsa Kinsella’s soft toy guitar decorated with scraps from your stash..

How to sew baby harem pants

Baby trousers sewing pattern

Welcome a newborn into the world with this sweet gift idea, designed by Jessica Entwistle and sewn in super-soft flannel or knit fabrics. Read on for our free tutorial for World Craft Week.

Stashbusters: How to sew a patchwork baby ball

how to sew a patchwork ball

Welcome a newborn into the world with this sweet gift idea, designed by Jessica Entwistle, sewn in super-soft flannel or knit fabrics. Read on for our free tutorial…

Sweet dreams: quick-sew sleep mask DIY

Make Jennie Jones’ quick-sew piped sleep mask and bag in an afternoon (and still have time for a nap). We’ll show you how…

How to sew a no-pattern-cardi

How to sew a no-pattern cardigan

Ouch! This week’s semi final of The Great British Sewing Bee had us squirming as we watched the contestants grapple with their trickiest pattern-cutting challenges yet. If you’re not quite ready to take on high-end pattern play, but you’re still itching to have a go at making your own made-to-measure garment, then we’ve got the… Continue reading