I’ve been playing with this new ‘fabric’. It’s called Kraft Tex, is described as a paper fabric, designed to look a bit like leather, is tear proof, water resistant, easy to work with and very versatile. You can use it in crafting of all sorts, including sew with it. Use … Continue reading →
I love living here in the Caribbean. The sunshine, the relaxed lifestyle, no income taxes and of course the color. Bright color everywhere. From the ocean and beaches, to the homes, the beach bars, the tourist attractions, (the tourists themselves!) and the wonderful bright and colorful nature of our islands. … Continue reading →
It’s that time of year when we start to feel like we are running around in circles, and that feeling has inspired the pattern of the month for December – the Roundabout Bag. I’m told that round bags are going to be all the fashion this Spring after Chanel previewed … Continue reading →
Dare I confess to having never made a table mat in my life? First time for everything!! Especially if it involves using fabric scraps:) It’s surprisingly easy – have a go:) For one mat you will need: Base fabric Batting Scraps of fabric in greens, shimmery see through fabric, and … Continue reading →
I’m loving my new lunch bag and know that you will too. Whether you live in a hot or cold environment or somewhere in between, we often need to take things with us we want to keep insulated. I like to take some cold drinks with me out in the … Continue reading →
Hi everyone! It’s Jann again from Newton Custom Interiors. As some of you know, I LOVE pillows! I love how they can quickly and easily change the look of a room. Today I’m going to share my tutorial for how to make a color block pillow with a twist. … Continue reading →
We can’t deny it, the holiday season is soon upon us. I’m not planning to sew a lot of Christmassy or winter themed items this year. It’s just not that wintery here in Cayman! That doesn’t mean I don’t want to dot around a few subtle Christmas items around the … Continue reading →
So there are probably two scenarios. Either you have seen this and are squealing and jumping around with glee, or you just don’t get it and think I’ve lost my senses at last. Probably the latter. It’s not exactly my usual style. For those of you excited and already running … Continue reading →
Every now and again an older project needs a facelift. (Don’t we all!) My kitchen accessories are no exception. I’ve made plenty of potholders in the past, but I’m a messy cook and they get dirty, then stained, maybe even a little burned on the stove and of course washed … Continue reading →
Hi everyone! It’s Jann from Newton Custom Interiors again. I love sewing for my grandchildren, and I especially love sewing something for them when they’re newborns. Today, I’m going to share with you how to make a baby quilt. This is what I made for my newest grandson when he … Continue reading →
Introducing a new easy bag pattern this month. A smart fold over bag that can be used as a clutch bag or with an optional handbag/shoulder strap too, or even make a wrist strap. It’s very versatile. Fashionable and practical, fold over for your essentials, but shop too much and … Continue reading →
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