sewing

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…
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,…
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,…
DIY Canvas and Leather Lunch Bag

DIY Canvas and Leather Lunch Bag

DIY Canvas and Leather Lunch Bag We are rather partial to sewing in our place, we have two sewing machines, and my love of sewing came from my own mother who painstakingly adapted patterns, and made me circle skirts, jumpsuits and helped me modify my denim jeans (hiding her annoyance at…
DIY Elephant doorstop

DIY Elephant doorstop

This little "How to make an Elephant doorstop" idea is just too sweet. We LOVE LOVE LOVE homemade gifts and anything to put in the children's room or nursery is simply adorable. I think that this little elephant doorstop would be a great baby shower gift and a perfect addition to…
Cactus Pincushion (too cute)

Cactus Pincushion (too cute)

Oooh this prickly little pin cushion, DID MAKE ME SMILE! What a great idea to make your pins into the prickles of a cactus? Genius little craft idea and practical too. This continues to feed my obsession with cacti.. are you bored yet? But I think this little cactus craft…
make your own needle wallet

make your own needle wallet

Make your own needle wallet I have a sewing box, I have thread, I have a quick-un-pick, I have scissors, but can I EVER find the needles? Well, no of course not. My Mum used to have a little leather needle wallet book thing that was so handy, we always…
Bunny Rattles How To

Bunny Rattles How To

We love making for our kids. Here is adorable Bunny Rattle Craft - how cute is this? They would be lovely as a new baby gift,  or also as alternative Easter Gifts - instead of chocolate, make some of these cute bunnies. Now my kids are no longer babies, but…
DYI Felt Ornaments – Christmas Tree

DYI Felt Ornaments – Christmas Tree

Making DIY Felt Ornaments is such a lovely way to look forward to Christmas - they are great for you own tree (make one a year and see your collection grow), look lovely as accessories on your gift wrapping or simply make for cute little gifts to friends or family!…