Posts tagged sewing

March 15, 2011

Easy Skirt Transformation

Disney from Ruffles and Stuff has made a great tutorial on how to transform a tired and plain looking skirt and turn it into a piece that nearly every woman would love to have hanging up in their cupboard. Really makes me wish I had the legs to wear a skirt like this! Check out […]

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March 14, 2011

Feature: Retro Vintage Style Apron

While I was out and about cruising the world wide web, I found this step by step tutorial for this gorgeous vintage style apron. I have been wanting to make something like this for ages. I need my machines back now! Photo by Check out the tutorial by clicking the link: Vintage Style Apron […]

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January 25, 2011


Well then, we are finally back online. We welcomed our beautiful little baby girl 8 weeks ago today and I’m just getting back into my crafting and blogging now. We have a cousins wedding to go to on Friday and the only thing that we have bought for our baby to wear is the dress. […]

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October 19, 2010

Fitted Cot/ Crib sheets

So at the moment I’m in the process of making my own fitted cot sheet. It’s the first time that I’ve done something like this so its going to take me at least till this afternoon to get it done. The measuresments for our cot mattress are apparently a little different to the normal cot […]

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October 15, 2010

Nappy Stacker

So we are using terry cloth nappies as well as MCN’s for bub and we needed some way of storing them. Out trolling around the shops, a nappy stacker isnt all that cheap. So with a bit of left of fabric and a fantastic tutorial off the net (where else?!) I made up a nappy […]

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October 6, 2010


So what does 3 metres of Lemon 20 Denier Nylon, 2 metres of FOE (fold over elastic) and 8 different flat fats mean? It means a petticoat made for my mother who is a rock and roll dancer to go with her new circle skirt that is currently being stewed upon, the elastic to to […]

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October 5, 2010

Buttercup bag Pattern – Made by Rae

So if your interested in doing some sewing but not on a huge project and you feel the need for a new bag, this is a great start. This wonderful Buttercup Bag pattern has been made free by the creator Made by Rae. I have made a couple of these bags and recieved nothing but […]

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October 4, 2010

MCN’s and where to get them

If you are in Australia and are interested in using Modern Cloth Nappies instead of disposables, head over to this site and be prepared to learn some things Team it up with the New Zealand website which is where I obtained a lot of free patterns to use (I linked directly to the […]

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October 3, 2010


So another thing that I have taken to making for when our little one arrives is MCN’s or modern cloth nappies. The ones that I have made are called AIO’s (all in ones) which means that they act exactly like a disposable diaper but which is reusable which is much better for our environment and […]

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