Balloon along: Bunting baby!

Balloon along: Bunting baby!

This weekend we’re going to be making little bunting flags and attaching trims to finish off the balloons. I love this part! Here’s a full video tutorial on how to make mini bunting for your hot air balloons… You can create triangular flags, as shown...
Clutch bag tutorial

Clutch bag tutorial

It’s been a little while in the making but here it is! I’ve used leather but you could use any heavier weight fabric, canvas or even pleather (what car advertisers call PVC these days… yes, my head is filled with useless facts… gah!). I...
Easter Bunny Pouch Tutorial

Easter Bunny Pouch Tutorial

This little Easter Bunny Pouch is the easiest DIY gift bag you’ll ever do! It’s just a single white sock cut, a couple of stitches for eyes and a mouth simply tied with a ribbon or thread at the top. You can fill the pouch with mini easter eggs, a larger...
Mushroom pin cushion tutorial

Mushroom pin cushion tutorial

You will need:  1 Womens size Sock (crew length) 7″ or 15cm square of Fabric (non-stretch) Toy Stuffing Handful of Poly Pellets, Rice or pebbles This PDF Pattern (print at 100%, no scaling) mushroom_pattern_pieces Directions: Cut the toe off the sock as shown in...

Quick 1980s tulle skirt

Last weekend we headed to Melbourne for an 80s fancy dress party – ooooh the 80s, so much fun and so many fashion crimes to answer to all at the same time. I’m had decided on a Cindy Lauper look and had gotten hold of a few choice pieces to wear but I...