Sewing

hula hoop rug

hula hoop rug

Oh how we LOVE the idea of a hula hoop rug! So we've explored lots of different basic weaving techniques, using twigs and leaves, and generally taking our time, enjoying weaving at its very basic. We would really like to have a go at something a little more complicated, so…
Felt Banana DIY Craft

Felt Banana DIY Craft

Felt Banana DIY Craft Love this, perfect Felt Banana DIY Craft for your Cheeky Monkeys! This is SUCH a lovely craft - in fact, why not make a whole fruit bowl full of felt fruit (full of felt fruit? try saying that after a late night) This love of bananas has…
Sock Lion Pattern

Sock Lion Pattern

Ooooh oooh oooh look at this adorable little lion! Isn't he just the cutest?! Can you believe that THIS cutie little toy is made from th humble sock? We do love a sock pattern (and have made sock monkeys before, as well as these super simple sock bunny pattern) ,…
Kawaii Kitten Pusheen Cat Sock Softie

Kawaii Kitten Pusheen Cat Sock Softie

Cat Sock Softie I love simple sewing projects - they are a great way for everyone who is exploring sewing for the first time.. and sock softies make brilliant first sewing projects. Today we share a cat sock softie - designed to look like the ever popular Pusheen Cat (an…
fox embroidered pocket

fox embroidered pocket

Fox embroidered pocket If any of you have ever tried your hand at embroidery, check out this Fox embroidered pocket, isn't it just so adorable! A great way to bring a plain shirt to life, and a bit of fun too... and embroidery is so therapeutic - something you can…
DIY Tooth fairy bag

DIY Tooth fairy bag

DIY Tooth fairy bag This is the cutest idea, a DIY tooth fairy bag! How many times has your child's tooth fallen out, and not made it under the pillow because it's gone missing? In our case LOADS of times, which often ends in tears. With a draw string bag,…
Tapestry sieve

Tapestry sieve

Tapestry sieve I have honestly never seen this craft before, I know, I know, I'm sure that if you type 'tapestry sieve' into Pinterest, LOADS will appear, so call me naive, but there you go - I LOVE this! My Auntie always used to be a tapestry fan. Every other…
Easy Owl Softie Craft

Easy Owl Softie Craft

Easy Owl Softie Craft I am always  on the look out for cute sewing projects for kids! My kids have discovered a love for sewing (I am so pleased) and are always wanting to make something new. I think key to sewing with kids, is simple, small and short projects,…
Scented Bunny Pillow

Scented Bunny Pillow

We have had a bit of a sewing with kids weekend just recently. We have been sewing little Felt Softies Bunnies and the kids are just so excited about sewing right now. Really lovely to see!! (If you are interested in teaching kids to sew, read on! In my view,…
Giraffe Ears costume DIY

Giraffe Ears costume DIY

Giraffe Ears Costume DIY We have mentioned before that not everyone in our house likes to dress up for fancy dress occasions, so we like to look for simple ideas, where the costume is a partial dress up costume, and the wearer is more relaxed about joining in with the fun! How…