In the Sewing Room

Fabric Boxes: Our Storage Solution

Successfully completing an organisation project always makes me happy. Last week I decided our dress up storage wasn’t working and I wanted a solution that involved minimising visual ‘clutter’. Therefore it was time to make more fabric boxes, purchasing a few doona cases at garage sales I was began cutting.  Dividing the task over several days, […] Read more…

Making a Knight’s Costume

A fortnight ago we celebrated Jem’s 5th birthday, this year I purchased and created a few dress ups as gifts.  I found a knight’s costume rather doable to make. Whilst op-shopping I was lucky to find a very large women’s silver top. This material was cut down to make the armour, both top and underhelmet. […] Read more…

Fabric Bin Love

Fabric bins are my latest love.  It began with three and then I couldn’t resist making more and yet more. These bins reside in our learning room and house all craft supplies.  They look far more attractive than the previous jumble. Keeping with my frugal theme, this was my first purchase, a double doona cover […] Read more…

Creating Maternity Jeans

A couple of weeks back I was in desperate need of maternity clothes, googling for ideas I came across a tutorial on converting regular jeans into maternity jeans. Inspired I set out on the hunt to op-shops with our two oldest girls.  I fell in love with these stretch, skinny jeans, I also found a […] Read more…

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