Here's a few of the bags from my latest double cd, ten bag instructions, patterns and videos, I so enjoyed making them and there's not one I don't use! Hope you like them too!
Monday, 9 November 2015
Sunday, 8 November 2015
The perfect heart can be quite a tricky shape to draw, so here’s my tip... fold a piece of card in half. Take a small plate, ribbon spool or anything round of the size you want, and place it over the fold. Draw around the curve.
Then take a ruler, and draw a line from the side of the circle to the fold. If you make a short line, you’ll have a fat heart, a longer line will give you a ‘Scandinavian’ shape heart! Simple!
Saturday, 7 November 2015
Friday, 6 November 2015
Monday, 5 October 2015
I like to use zips on a roll [or continuous zipping] for most of my projects, they are affordable and you can cut as long a zip as you need. Another neat trick is to attach two sliders, one from each end, so that they meet in the middle. Not for dressmaking, but this technique works so well with bags! Particularly like this one...
Here's a quick tutorial to show how to attach the slider to a continuous zip...