Sewing: Kids Medical Sack

Tutorial Sew a Simple Kids Medical Bag

  I’ve always felt pretty fortunate that our kids don’t have any serious medical issues. We have friends who have kids with diabetes, life-threatening food allergies, coeliac disease and more, and I see the amazing parent’s that step up to deal with these illnesses each and every day. I see parents who have to change […]

A Trip to the Library

patchwork library bag

One of the first bags I made was a big colourful bag made from left over pieces of a quilt for Mr Happy. I joined all the squares and sandwiched it and quilted it as a panel. Then I folded it in half and made a bag. Looking at it now, it isn’t very well […]

Quick and Easy Gift Bag

fat quarter bag

I was up early on Sunday. Not by choice. {sigh} But since we were up, the kids really wanted to watch the cartoons which left me with an unexpected opportunity to sew – yay! I really wanted to have a go at the gift bags from Kelly at Em Ay Kay Ee. Kelly did a […]

ProPoints Calculator Cases…

A friend of mine has a little gadget that she needs a case for. She got it from Weight Watchers. It helps her calculate her Pro Points. So she asked for something to put it in. Once I started, I couldn’t stop! So I now have 6 little pouches in my Madeit store. They have […]

Zippered pouch…

The only problem with my new skirtis no pockets to put my stuff in…so I ran up a little zippered pouch with some scraps.Just enough room for my phone and keyswhen we walk to school. I used this tutorial on Skip to my Lou - very easy! Everyday - It’s a Blog Party, Socialize with Me Monday to […]

Ikea Fabric…

I love it when things just come together at the right time… A week or so ago, Crazy Sister left me a question about making a nappy bag for her friend. I’ve been thinking about it ever since so when I got the chance to pop into Ikea on the weekend and saw this fabric […]

Flood Relief Auction #1… Japanese Bag

This auction is now finished.Congratulations to Ballarat! I wrote the other day about the floods we have  in Queensland at the moment.  I am auctioning this gorgeous bag in Japanese fabrics. I made it last year as a pattern tester for The Craft Barn (you can find more info here if you’re interested). It is approximately 15″ […]

Sewing bag…

My Mum is crafty too! (That’s where I get it from, of course!) She has been stitching lately using a large wooden frame to hold her work. So she needed a bag to carry it in. Here’s what I made for her birthday, with a little zippered bag and a case for her scissors.

Christmas Gift Bags…

In a moment of energy late last week  I created these Christmas gift bags – very simple with drawstrings. I’m really happy with how they turned out  so I’ll be whipping up a few more when I get a minute or two… I’m linking up to some of these crafty link parties… Everyday - It’s a Blog […]