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 →
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 →
I’m a sucker for shiny bag hardware. Any time I see something new, my mind starts to turn over with the possibilities for how to use it and this unusual little piece was no exception. It’s called an expandable gate-fold purse frame and lends itself perfectly to making a cute … Continue reading →
Did you see the earlier article about the clear project and storage bags I made with the snap tops? These have been very handy for sorting and storing my small sewing supplies. I can quickly see what is in all of the bags without having to open them. Hubby even … Continue reading →
Do you have a lot of supplies that need storing? Or kids that have small toys or cars to keep tidy? Or even Unfinished Works in Progress that need to be organised? Or want to keep a pattern, zipper, fabric, thread etc all together for a planned project. ME TOO! … Continue reading →
Just in case you missed this, last year I took part in a Halloween sewing blog tour over at GYCT and made this Bargello style reversible table runner. Well, that was a year ago and no doubt there’s a lot of new readers here now so here it is in … Continue reading →
Hi everyone! I’m Jann from Newton Custom Interiors. I LOVE to make pillows, and today I’m excited to share with you how to make a flanged pillow. This is a great pillow! The flange adds some interest to this type of pillow, and I love adding cording around the outside … Continue reading →
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