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Making faux batik fabric
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Fabric dyeing using
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The Creative Cloth Bag

How to Make a Lined Purse Strap

Lined purse straps take a little more effort to make than standard straps, but I think they definitely add a professional finish to all your handmade bags and purses. In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to make a lined purse strap using Craft Fuse. There... read more

How to Sew and Turn a Simple Purse Strap

One of the most common aspects of making your own handbag, purse or tote, can also be one of the most frustrating; the simple act of turning a purse strap or fabric tube inside out. You could use a special tool such as a tube turner, however if you’re anything... read more
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New in the Store: Sally’s Bag Pattern

I’m excited to let you know that my new bag pattern – Sally’s Bag – is now available for download! You can download Sally’s Bag Pattern here Sally’s Bag has a fun and flirty shape with button embellishments on the front and straps... read more

The Sew Creative Box: Extra boxes this month

I’ll have a few extra Sew Creative Boxes available this month so if you haven’t signed up for the waiting list yet, don’t delay. I’ll be sending invites out tomorrow – Wednesday 4th February. The theme this month is – Love to Love... read more
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Fiber Art on Friday – Wendy Smith-Wood

Last night I attended the opening reception of Texture and Movement which was an exhibition of silk shibori art by Wendy Smith-Wood. For most of the year Wendy lives in Alaska and is clearly inspired by her surrounds and this is reflected in her work. She had several... read more

Fiber Art on Friday

A little eye candy for the weekend … Helen Smith on Flickr … seashore   Jo Hyam … three dimensional silk vessel   Karen Cattoire … rainforest flowers   Ana Teresa Barboza … embroidered landscape   Jannick Deslauriers... read more
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10 Free and Creative Sewing Projects

Looking for some last minute gift ideas to sew? These ten free and creative sewing projects are sure to inspire. 1. Scrappy Organizer Got fabric scraps? This is your sewing project! Make it large to use as a day planner, or make it small to hold a notebook and pen. 2.... read more


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