ART AND CRAFT

ZIPPED FELT POUCH

Here is a lovely sewing project that you can sew by hand, so it’s perfect if you don’t have a sewing machine. YOU WILL NEED: Thick felt Sewing needle Thread Zipper Scissors Template HEREĀ is the template I made, feel free to use it. However, it is for a small zipper Read more…

By Marie-Jeanne, ago
ART AND CRAFT

COVERED BUTTONS

This week I bough a covered button kit. I had so much fun! YOU WILL NEED: A covered button kit Material Scissors HERE IS HOW IT WORKS: Cut around the template to get a circle of the fabric of your choice. Place the top part of the button, upside down Read more…

By Marie-Jeanne, ago
Featured

DRAW-STRING BAG

I just made this small porcelain tart dish and felt it would be nice to store it in a special bag to protect it. It is so easy to make and I love using up some of my scraps of materials and strings. You will need: Cotton fabric – a Read more…

By Marie-Jeanne, ago
ART AND CRAFT

JEANS CUSHION COVERS

Here is something really easy to do with old jeans. MATERIAL: A pair of old Jeans Scissors Cushion filling Orange sewing thread A sewing machine A needle Start by sewing the bottom of the legs together. Measure the length you need your cushion cover to be, cut off the legs. Read more…

By Marie-Jeanne, ago
ART AND CRAFT

LAVENDER PYRAMID

Here is a cute little lavender bag to pop in your wardrobe or cupboard. It will help deter moths and off course make your clothes smell wonderful. YOU WILL NEED: Lavender Lentils Material Matching thread A sewing machine A funnel A needle Scissors A compass TO MAKE YOUR PYRAMID: Start Read more…

By Marie-Jeanne, ago
ART AND CRAFT

SIMPLE SEWN CARDS

I love sewing. Here I made a few greeting cards with a selection of simple punched coloured shapes. I got my coloured cards from a paint shop – free paint sample cards! I used my sewing machine to stitch the shapes to the cards. YOU WILL NEED: Card Hole puches Read more…

By Marie-Jeanne, ago
ART AND CRAFT

OVEN GLOVE

Here is a very useful tool for your kitchen: an oven glove. I made mine out of scrap materials. YOU WILL NEED: 2 different colour materials: – A pretty one for the outer part of the glove (I used a stripy blue and white) – Any material for the lining Read more…

By Marie-Jeanne, ago
ART AND CRAFT

ENVELOPE POUCH

YOU WILL NEED: 2 different colour materials one for the outside and one for the lining A pretty button a string for fastening Thread for sewing A sewing machine TO MAKE YOUR POUCH: Start by deciding on the size of your envelope. I made mine so it fits my ipad Read more…

By Marie-Jeanne, ago