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how to : make a boxy zip top purse from the-S box July 2019

YAY ! This month we actually managed to find time out to sew and have not only created this super-cute, super-easy boxy, zip top purse; but we have shared the pattern with you in the-S box July 2019 Botanical     This month, the-S box has been inspired by our new neighbours upstairs in Riverside,… 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

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 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

How to : make a faux leather paper wallet

This is an unusual ‘make’ because it utilises an innovative new product that we have sourced for the-S box August 2018 Check Mate This wallet is made up from the faux leather paper that is included in the box as well as the checked fabric, the velcro and various trims.   Here’s all the pieces… read more

How to make a Beach Hut Inspired sewing kit

How to make a Beach Hut Inspired sewing kit-ironically no sewing required! This is the last of the Beach Hut Style makes for July 2018; it’s the easiest and the quickest and uses up all those little leftovers… You will need : remnants of trims left over from the-S box July 2018 a traditional Kilner… read more

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