Category Archives: crafts for your home

Fabric Bento Box

Fabric covered Bento Box with a pull out lunch box and a section for cups or napkins and chopsticks. This project is not ideal for those new to sewing, it’s fun to make but it is a bit of a … Continue reading

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vintage style picnic set

Making magazine this month has a vintage holiday theme and here’s my contribution! Thanks to www.thegmcgroup.com for permission to publish this project on my blog.

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party flowers

An idea for a colourful and inexpensive way to decorate a party venue – collect used glass jars, spray with krylon looking-glass mirror-like paint and tie a piece of ribbon around the top. Fill the jars with flowers from the garden, wild … Continue reading

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Cover an Umbrella

The April edition of Making is out! It’s the sewing issue and has 30 projects to make. This covered umbrella was an easy project to make and when the weather improves (fingers crossed) I’m going to try the same technique … Continue reading

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kimino slippers, eye mask and gift bag

As featured in Making Magazine on sale December 6th, 2012. Kimono slippers with a dried lavender filled eye mask, all kept together in an envelope gift bag The idea for the fabric gift bag came from Japanese eco-friendly wrapping cloths. … Continue reading

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Linen robe

The Vintage Christmas issue of Making Magazine is out now. One of my contributions is a simple to make, linen bathrobe.

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pink + yellow cushions and a sleeping bag

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