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Make a Day of the Dead floral felt Headdress

This dead simple floral felt headdress is No 4 in our Halloween makes from the-S box October 2018. Click here to see our Pumpkin Pincushion or Trick or Treat bag or Spooky Bat and Ghost charm First buy the box it’s got eight pieces of felt, eight stranded cottons a headband, zombie and skull buttons,… read more

How to make a Trick or Treat Bag

This wacky trick or treat bag is a scaled up version of the sparkly fabric gift bag that we made last month from the-S bag September Jewel. We’ve created this reversible bag from the three fat quarter fabric and some of trims from the-S box October Illumination   For a finished bag size of 32cms… read more

How to make a Bat or Ghost Charm

Here’s another Hallowe’en make. A hanging, felt Bat or Ghost charm. Attach it to your School Bag with light reflective dots on the reverse. We’ve made this from materials (felt, stranded cotton, iron on reflective fabric) from the-S box October Illumination   Both the charms are easy, but for both you will need to learn… read more

How to make a pumpkin pincushion

This pumpkin pincushion is the first of our kid-friendly Hallowe’en makes from the-S box October Illumination It’s a simple, felt pincushion but this is such a quick and easy make that if you were celebrating Halloween and having a spooky party, these would make  fantastic decorations. They’re a lot safer and much less messy to… read more

SEW Saturday 6th October 2018

Join us upstairs at Riverside Pop UP space for a day of stitching fun, FAB giveaways, discounts, offers and freebies FREE Workshops and Demos 10am to 12noon Join Vix from TashTori for a FREE kids drop in workshop to make and take a Day of the Dead simple floral felt headband 12noon to 2pm See… read more

How to : make a pair of lacy, satin knickers

In this blog I’ll show you each step of my first attempt at making a pair of fancy pants, or “how to make a pair of lacy satin knickers”! As always, I have the-S box to inspire my ‘make’ and it was specifically this gold paisley lace that inspired me to have a go a… read more

How to : make a luxury satin & lace scatter cushion

We love this luxury satin & lace scatter cushion, it’s so glamorous and opulent. Wouldn’t it make a fabulous wedding or birthday present? Here, using fabrics and trims from the-S box September 2018 Jewel, we show you how to make this gorgeous gift. First cut out four squares of silky satin* fabrics in stunning shades… read more

How to : make a sparkly fabric gift bag

Follow our easy-peasy guide to make a sparkly, fabric gift bag and never buy gift wrapping paper again ! This “how-to” blog features a contrast-lined, silky satin, soft drawstring bag that would be perfect for jewellery or a precious keepsake.   We’re using these gorgeous fabrics from the-S box September 2018 ‘Jewel’ edition of our monthly… read more

How to : make a faux leather paper key fob

Here’s another quick ‘make from the-S box August 2018 Check Mate The box has a masculine colour palette of Ink, Sepia and Ash and includes products that might make gifts and projects that would work for the guys as well as the girls.   This appliquéd key fob is really simple and utilises both the… read more

How to : cover a frame with woven ribbons

This is a quick, cute ‘make’ that doesn’t include much actual sewing, but it is quite crafty and might challenge your pattern cutting skills! This paper maché 3D frame is included in the-S box August 2018 Check Mate. The box has a masculine colour palette and is focused on product that might make gifts and… read more

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