Mother’s Day Gifts: Bags & Purses

huge tote bag tutorial

Today I’ve gathered a few more Mother’s Day Gift ideas for you. This time it is a collection of bags to make. Click on the pictures or links to see the tutorials. {Bee in my Bonnet has a tutorial for these cute lunch bags} {Reversible tote from Happy in Red} {Sew a super practical personalised […]

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Mother’s Day Gifts: Vases & Bottles

glitter covered bottles

I’ve seen lots of decorating ideas for and with bottles and jars lately and I think they’d be fabulous Mother’s Day gifts. Imagine a row of sparkly bottles with flowers on the window ledge of her kitchen, or a beautiful vase to sit on the dining table. Get inspired by the tutorials below from some […]

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Madeit Lovelies: Mother’s Day Gifts


Mother’s Day is coming and I’d love to receive a handmade gift from Madeit. I wonder how I can get my husband to check this blog post for ideas…? It’s easy, CraftyDaddy, just click on the pictures or the links below each picture to go through to the shops on Madeit. Yes, you’ll need to […]

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Mother’s Day Gifts: Jewellery

green blue memory wire bracelet

I promised last week I’d find some more ideas for handmade Mother’s Day gifts. Today I have collected some quick and easy tutorials for making jewellery for mum – or for yourself! {Make this pretty wire bracelet with I Spy DIY} {This unusual bracelet is made with paperclips and junk mail! Clever! Via Carolyn’s Homework} […]

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Crafty Inspirations – Mother’s Day

blanket notebook kindle

Make Pretty candles with these ideas from The Crafty Quilter Decorate Your shoes with cute new shoe laces from Cupcakes and Crinoline Bead some pretty earrings with One Artsy Mama Quilt a quick lap quilt with this tutorial from Missouri Quilt Company on Youtube Sew a fabric basket for all those bits and pieces like […]

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Mother’s Day Gifts: Cushions

scrappy cushion samelia's mum

Mother’s Day is coming and there are some fantastic ideas around the Blogosphere for gifts to make for Mum. Today I have a collection of gorgeous cushions that you could make from the free tutorials. Click on the pictures or the links to find the instructions. {Applique cushion from Anna Joyce on the Design Sponge} {Cushion with […]

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Gifts for Mothering Day


Here in Australia we celebrate Mother’s Day later in the year, but I discovered that it is Mothering Day in the UK this weekend. So here’s some last minute quick and easy gifts you could make for your Mother. {This cute handbag is actually made from paper! Use this tutorial from Pink Paper Paradise} {Zippered […]

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Fabric Scrap Bookmarks

bookmarks scrap fabric

Do you have lots of fabric scraps? Me too! I have scraps from cutting pencil cases and coin purses for my Shop, plus I have scraps of the interfacing I use in the pencil cases. But recently I had an “A-ha” moment: all those scraps could combine to become bookmarks for the crafty stall at […]

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Sharing Sunday

sharing sunday

Happy Mother’s Day to all you Mothers out there! Reading… Kelly at Be A Fun Mum  has made a huge list of ways to enjoy nature with your kids. Join B and Team Friday as they encourage each other on their fitness journey – she’s giving up sugar! Narelle is talking about looking after herself […]

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Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts

mini coin purses

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 15th. But it is not too late to create a handmade gift for Mum. Here’s some ideas: {Sew an Origami bag} {Make a Flower} {Create a mini coin purse} {Sew an Easy Scarf} {Make a Bag Tag – or a mini version for a Key Fob} {Thread a Button […]

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