My 10 Favourite Shorts Patterns for Boys

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It's my turn for Shorts on the Line today, and it's far too cold to wear shorts here at the moment, so I thought I'd do something a bit different and do a round up of my favourite shorts patterns for boys. Some are free, some are paid, but I think you'll agree they're all super cute! As always, they can easily be used for girls too, just change the fabric to suit. I've stuck to patterns for   << Continue Reading >>

Your Versions of The Big Tote Bag Pattern

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Some of my clever readers have been making gorgeous versions of my Big Tote Bag Pattern so I wanted to show off a few of their makes. I always love seeing items people have made using my patterns and tutorials. I get such a rush and it almost feels like I made them too! One clever lady even made a mini version, printing the pattern at 50%. It was so cute! I am so in love with this version of   << Continue Reading >>

Sew Fab – A Peek at What’s in the Bundle!

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This post contains affiliate links. When you purchase the Sew Fab Bundle through those links I earn a percentage of the sale. Thank you so much for supporting the Sew Fab Sale! We all appreciate your business! If you're like me and don't really have any girls to sew for, you may be wondering what's in the Sew Fab Bundle for you? Well, there's lots! Let's take a look shall we? Want to see the   << Continue Reading >>

The Sew Fab Bundle Available Now!

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If you love pdf patterns or are tempted to try them, then today is your lucky day! The latest Sew Fab Bundle is available now. Read below for the details of the amazing patterns that are in the bundle, including my pattern, The Big Tote Bag. The bundle is a great deal and such a good way to try out some designers you might not have tried before. This amazing offer is available for one week   << Continue Reading >>

My Leather Slouch Bag

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I think this is probably the coolest thing I have ever made! I can't believe I have sewn something with leather and it looks like a real bag! Am I talking this up too much? Take a look while I tell you all the details... Ages ago, the lovely Chris from Chris W Designs sent me her Snazzy Slouch pattern to review. I had a thought in the back of my mind that it would be really cool to make it   << Continue Reading >>

20 Tips for Writing Good Quality PDF Patterns

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I love that there are so many indie pattern designers around these days. Modern day sewists are really spoiled for choice! You can find patterns and tutorials to suit any taste to make almost anything you want. A lot of bloggers who like to sew are turning to designing patterns as a way to explore their creativity and earn a little income from what they love to do. It's always great to see an   << Continue Reading >>

Perfect Pattern Parcel – Summer Concert Tee

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I love the concept of the Perfect Pattern Parcel. It's a semi-regular pattern bundle that supports indie PDF pattern designers AND supports a children's charity. There's a twist too... A good one, not a stupid pointless one like a reality TV show. You get to name your price! You can choose what you think the bundle is worth and that's what you pay. So what's in this first parcel, you   << Continue Reading >>

Small Fry Skinny Jeans

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Today I'm showing you my second pair of Small Fry Skinny Jeans...well, Roman's second pair. I first used this pattern here as part of the sew-along of the free 2T pattern. The fit is so perfect I jumped at the chance to join the tour and make Roman a pair in the next size. I love the name of this pattern! So much so, that I thought it was good enough to embroider on the back pocket. I'm so   << Continue Reading >>

Boys Summer Pyjamas

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It feels like summer is on it's way out already, so I think I got these finished just in time! My lovely sponsors at Sew Creative Supplies provided the fabric and thread for this project. The fabric is Michael Miller Vintage Fire Trucks. Roman picked it out and I was a little surprised when it arrived as the fire engines are a lot bigger than I was expecting! My own fault for not looking at the   << Continue Reading >>

Handmade Gifts for Baby Boys: Reversible Bib

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Adding to my Gifts for Baby Boys round up, I've got a pattern and tutorial for a reversible baby bib. I think bibs make such a great gift because they are just so handy! Bibs get used for a lot of cleanups around here and I've always got several on hand. Making the bib reversible means you get to buy two yummy fabrics to show off on your bib! Yay for fabric shopping! You can also cut both   << Continue Reading >>