Tagged lewes sewing

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 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 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

How To Knit a Flower Brooch or Corsage in Wendy Air Mohair

We show you how to knit a Wendy Air mohair flower corsage in easy-to-follow steps. How absolutely fabulous is this? we are loving this flower as a wedding corsage or an everyday piece of gorgeousness… To accompany our gorgeous new delivery of Wendy Air yarn, we thought we would give you a preview of the… read more

How to: Make your own beach hut cushion cover

Making a cushion cover really is an easy, rainy-day afternoon job, so if you are in the mood for a sewing-fest, we can guide you through the how to’s of making an ‘envelope’ or ‘housewife’  cushion cover. As it has been so cold lately and we are missing the summer, we have chosen a simple… read more

How to: Appliqué -beach hut style

In preparation for the beach hut cushion project it is important that you understand the basics of appliqué. It is a technique in which pieces of fabric, embroidery, or other materials are sewn onto another piece of fabric to create designs, patterns or pictures. Start off with a paper template and use it as a guide to… read more

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