Category Archives: Sewing

Vintage Doily Cushion Pad Upcycle Project

A quick and easy upcycle that looks really effective. The simple addition of a vintage doily to this plain cushion pad completely transforms it into a beautiful decorative piece of homeware.

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Upcycling old jeans for summer

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My favourite jeans tend to wear out just when I start to really like them. I’m short, so they fray round the bottom of the legs, and sometimes the knee or inner thigh wears through. Rather than throw them out … Continue reading

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Getting started with patchwork – Sewing Basics

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Patchwork was one of my first crafts, I used to love helping a lovely friend of my Mum’s who made and sold beautiful hand stitched woodland animals, cushions and quilts around local craft fairs. She gave me a beautiful vintage … Continue reading

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