Entries by LydiaP


How to sew a plastic bag holder.

We have an engagement party tomorrow night and being tight on $$ I made the gift.  I decided on something useful, (I know, boring) but really, it is useful, I use mine all the time. I made an oven mitt, using my pattern that you can purchase here, as well as a plastic bag holder. […]

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KCW – May 2016 – Day 1

DAY1 Pattern: Street smart sweatshirt collection Size: 7 Material: kmart tshirt and stash Well, what would you know, I’m actually sewing and posting on DAY 1 of kids clothes week this season!!! shock horror, I’m usually so behind that I sew up 4 days in one day and post them all at the same time. […]

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KCW – June 2015 – Day 3

  So today I consciously decided to make my KCW item, I have had some denim wrap skirts sitting in my “to make into something else” pile for a heck of a long time and this new pattern (new as in its pretty much still in my head) was perfect for them.  It is a […]

Book Review

 I was lucky enough to be approached to review this gorgeous sewing pattern book by Yuki Araki,   Its available here on the Book Depository. When the book arrived I was enchanted by the soft cover, the beautiful photos and the amount of items that are included. There are so many options that you could easily […]

A gift to you all.

FREE PATTERN ALERT Ive decided to offer my very cute little batwing top as a FREE gift to all of you. Enjoy and if you download it and make it I would love to see a photo of it. You can post it here. Please do not share the pattern itself, instead point people towards […]