My first sewing project

A simple baby bib tutorial - Bobbins and Buttons

Baby bib tutorial – How to make a simple baby bib.

By Julia Claridge | June 16, 2018
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How to make a baby bib tutorial. This is not only a really simple baby bib, very suitable for anyone new to sewing but it is also a super practical make for babies and makes a perfect gift. Follow the steps in this baby bib tutorial to make your own. When my kids were babies…

embellished denim tote bag

My First sewing project- Simple embellished denim tote bag.

By Julia Claridge | May 4, 2018
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At the beginning of the year I started teaching an after school sewing club at the school my children attend. Teaching children is something I have wanted to do for sometime (though sometimes I think I must be crazy!). My kids actually came up with the idea of running an after school club and the…

no pattern elasticated waist skirt

Easy no pattern elasticated waist skirt to fit your size.

By Julia Claridge | March 11, 2018
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Mothering Sunday seems an appropriate day to launch the first in my new blog series.  I want to share easy tutorials geared towards total beginners. No matter what age it’s never to late to start sewing. Some of the projects in this section will be with children in mind while others will be aimed at…