Category Archives: upcycling

Superhero Capes

Its birthday season around here which means sewing time. Ive joined Stashbusting sewalong 2015, so its a chance to de-stash and make some pressies. First up are these super hero capes made from a duvet which has been languishing in … Continue reading

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Turning Children’s Drawings into Soft Toys

From an old sheet to soft toy. We have done this a couple of times. It started with the Jane Bull book. She has a pattern for a figure shaped like a ginger bread man which can be made into … Continue reading

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To Market, to Market

It was my first stall at the Lostwithiel Farmers Market. I went to the Wild Woods the night before to harvest my first crop. I got up pretty early … To my flowers which had been conditioning overnight…. I arranged … Continue reading

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Reversible Oil Cloth Bags and Aprons

In true Blue Peter style, here’s some I made earlier. This is a reversible bag, with pink cord and a zip pocket on one side and oil cloth on the other. The straps are oilcloth and the pocket has a … Continue reading

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New Bag from Old Shorts

About a year ago my hubby wanted a man bag for his iPad. This is what he got. It has since been acquired by my littlest little person for dolly bottles and toy phones. Hence the knot in the strap. … Continue reading

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