Blog posts of '2020' 'July'

How to Shorten Jeans [Step by Step DIY]
I finally did it. I actually got round to shortening a pair of jeans shortly after buying them!! This is a lifetime first for me which is utterly disgraceful given I'm a short sewer (sewist?). But I'm focusing on the positive fact that I did in fact achieve this tiny life goal. And you know what it was E-A-S-Y!!
Pretty Sweet Girl Piper [Handmade Card]
Ohhhhhhh....Sooooo Pretty Sweet! This stunning collection is just adorable, and as the title says - it's Pretty and it's Sweet and unashamedly girlified. Meet Amelia, Piper, Maddie and Bella - 4 gorgeous girl characters in stunning shades of magenta, teal and purple.
How to Sew Potty Training Shorts [Easy Sewing Project with McCalls 6873]
Summer is fast approaching. These lightweight cotton shorts that are super easy to pull up and down. They are big enough to protect delicate skin from the sun, perfect for playing outside. There's no need to worry about mess as they're super easy to wash and quick to dry.
Polkadoodles Thank You, Nurse [Handmade Card]
Show your gratitude to the super star doctors and nurses working in our NHS.
Make Your Own DIY Wooden Name Wall Art [Free Craft Tutorial]
Spend a relaxing afternoon making your very own unique word art.
How to Sew Maxaloones Grow With Me Pants [Step by Step Tutorial]
Maxaloones Grow With Me Pants are fantastic. This size fits from 12 months to 5 years, so much better value than standard sized pants. Learn How to Sew Maxaloones Grow With Me Pants with this Step by Step Tutorial.
Verity Rose Cupcake [Handmade All Occasion Card]
A sweet and girly handmade card featuring the popular Verity Rose characters.
Make Your Own Rainbow Dreamcatcher - DIY Craft Project
Spend a relaxing afternoon making your very own unique rainbow dreamcatcher.
Stitch Upon a Time's Merryweather Top Sewing Project - Purple Stripe
I've been looking for a simple T Shirt pattern with different sleeve lengths and a v-neck option. Most importantly I've been after a pattern that has a bit of flair about the hips to cover my post baby belly. The Merryweather Top & Dress pattern from Stitch Upon a Time fits the bill perfectly. It was also super easy to sew up.
Polkadoodles Rose Bud Miss Hetty Handmade Birthday Card
A romantic handmade card inspired by the regency period, home of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.