Categoryfree pattern

FREE dribble bib pattern

Years ago when I was brave enough (or stupid enough) to enter the world of selling ready made items and attend craft markets, I used to make dribble bibs.  I worked hard to get my bibs fitting well with no gape at the neck which I find lots of dribble bibs do. My solution was to add a little bit of elastic to the neckline to pull it in.  And it worked. Well time as gone by now and I […]

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Straight Skirt and Kit and Kaboodle Mash

Wow, the sucess of the straight skirt has blown my mind. I’m loving that you are all loving the free pattern.  Remember to keep posting photos of the ones that you have made up because I LOVE seeing what you all sew, and the gorgeous fabrics you use ( I secretly drool over these as in NZ it is very hard to get nice knits). The person who sews the most skirts wins a pattern of their choice. Here are […]

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5K celebration and Freebie

 Wow, I’m so humbled that we have reached 5000 members in the chat and share group, did you know we’ve gained 2000 members in only 1 year, that is amazing.  It’s only onwards and upwards from now, I’m really excited as to what the next year brings. For a while now I have had a few friends saying that I needed to design a little pencil/straight skirt for my collection and when I saw that the 5000 milestone was coming […]

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New release and hack

Well, I’ve been a bit slack with posting lately, I’ve had a few new releases that I’ve not blogged about, but anyway, I’m going to write about the new little shorts pattern I’ve just released last week.  they are a harem style and have a few different options like length, hem and pockets. First up is the length – they come in long length and a short length – the long length is perfect for a folded up cuff and […]

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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.  I haven’t written up a pattern for this because I’ve been meaning to write up a tutorial on the blog for over a year now. […]

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FREE PATTERN {Woollen Vest 12m-6years}

I’m happy to say that my latest pattern has just been released…And its FREE. Here in New Zealand we have the most  gorgeous woollen blankets available, if you are lucky you can find them second hand for a very decent price. These blankets can be used for many different things, not just as blankets. and here are some gorgeous handmade items that I just love that have been/and are sold on Felt. This pattern evolved from the vests I made […]

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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 my craftsy store where they can download it themselves for FREE.

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