Category Archives for sewing

Upcycling for school lunch bags

For the past three months I’ve been carrying around the idea for this project, being put off by the idea of a ‘spot clean only’ lunch bag for the boys’ packed lunches. Despite leaving it to the very last minute … Continue reading

05. September 2012 by Roze
Categories: Learning to sew, making things for those you love, sewing, Upcycling | 6 comments

Machine embroidery cards

I love the look of this technique and would enjoy making more if I could sell my work. The problem is putting a value on it. I’d like to sell these designs on Etsy or Folksy but struggle with the … Continue reading

28. May 2012 by Roze
Categories: card making, flowers, Learning to sew, machine embroidery, sewing | Leave a comment

Easter Hat Parade

  The school didn’t seem to give us much notice this year for the preparation of Easter hats, we had one weekend (which was already busy) and then 4 week nights. With time at a premium there was no planning … Continue reading

02. April 2012 by Roze
Categories: Easter hat parade, Felt, sewing | 1 comment

Upcycling baby bodysuits/onesies

I dusted off the sewing machine this morning to have a go at these tree decorations. It’s a nice way to re-use old baby clothes that are too sentimental to give away. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on … Continue reading

10. December 2011 by Roze
Categories: Christmas decorations, sewing, Upcycling | 2 comments