Mini project 4: Felted pillows

Merry Christmas everyone! Hope everyone is feeling festive! Here’s my most recent mini project/ Xmas gift idea: felted cushion covers! Now I’m not felting an entire pillow – I’m not that crazy and frankly, that’s really not that “mini” of a project. I’m talking about decorating a ready made one! I saw a tutorial a […]

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The Marianne dress from Christine Haynes

My latest make is here! (A quick selfish make amongst all the Xmas prep!) It’s the Marianne dress from Christine Haynes. This is the first Christine Haynes pattern I’ve tried – it’s a simple drop shoulder t-shirt dress with the option of adding a sleeve and cuff or a collar or a yoke for details. […]

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Mini project 3: an embroidered sleepmask

So cute right? I made this mask out of scraps lying around my sewing room. The mint green polka dot was originally used as lining for one of my sisters Rosa jackets. I’ve put a layer of fleece in the middle as padding – it is unfortunately pink and you can see the colour shining […]

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Mini project 2: A DIY knot headband

I wanted to do these mini projects as things that’ll take up maybe an hour of your time and leave you with a great sense of accomplishment – something that’s sometimes lacking in those big sewing projects we undertake that seem to take forever to finish! This one is also a helpful idea on a […]

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Burda 6829 – a faux wrap dress

So this pattern was earmarked for my first Minerva Crafts project to be made with a gorgeous dark olive green velvet BUT somewhere between reading the pattern requirements and the fabric description something in my brain went wrong and I’ve ended up with a pattern for stretch fabrics only and a non-stretchy velvet… *facepalm* I […]

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