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Eucalyptus Tote Bag Tutorial

Posted by Angie CHIA on

Eucalyptus Tote Bag Tutorial

    Hi Everyone, this is Angie from Peony Patterns (you can find me on Instagram at @pocketful_of_rainbows88). Today, we are here to show you how to make a simple tote bag. The Eucalyptus Tote Bag is a quick and easy tote bag that comes with an optional pocket and key chain tab, bound seams and the best part, no lining. The Tote Bag can easily fit an A4/Letter size folder.      The finished size of the Eucalyptus Tote is as follow:   Size Imperial (L x W x D) Metrics (L x W x D) Regular  16 1/2”...

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Diary Cover Tutorial

Posted by Jodie Pascoe on

Diary Cover Tutorial

A handmade diary/notebook cover is the perfect project to showcase a special fabric, trim or feature one of of our beautiful hand embroidery patterns. It makes a beautiful teachers gift, or something just for you! Use your off cuts for a zero waste, environmentally friendly cover! This tutorial is suitable for any sized notebook.Check out our new Azalea embroidery pattern that will give your diary a personal touch and make it extra special!   Notions: Notebook or diary - any size!Fabric Optional: (If you wish to have a closure) button, leather cord, ribbon or twine Removable sewing marker Sewing needles Iron and ironing board...

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Maple Bow - Free Tutorial and Pattern Pieces

Posted by Natasha Chrismas on

Maple Bow - Free Tutorial and Pattern Pieces

Hi, Its Amber Campbell here from @smileysuestudio! Have you just fallen in love with the sweet shoulder ties of the Maple dress? Well, I know I sure have! I instantly knew the pattern needed to be hacked into a bow as the perfect accessory to compliment Maple or all our Peony Pattern creations. However, we decided to take it one step further and take some of the guesswork out of pattern hacking for you, so we have drafted pattern pieces for you. Click HERE to download the FREE pattern pieces. The Maple Bow includes 4 pattern sizes: Baby, Small, Medium and Large. It can...

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Tutorial - Make A Doll A Geranium Cap

Posted by Angie CHIA on

Tutorial - Make A Doll A Geranium Cap

Hi! It's Angie from Pocketful of Rainbows88 and I have a darling tutorial for you to create the Doll Geranium Cap. Follow along step by step to make a cap for your 13" (34cm) 15" (38cm) or 18" (45cm) dolls. Download a free copy of the pattern pieces HERE.Tutorial Seam Allowance: 1/4” (6mm) unless otherwise advised. Fabric Recommendations: Medium weight woven fabrics, including cotton, poplin, linen, wool, felt, velvet, tweed, etc. Notions: Iron / Ironing Board, Scissors / Rotary Cutter, Sewing Needles, Pins / Clips, Ruler / Tape Measure, Decorative Piping or Trim (optional), Grosgrain ribbon / Pom Pom (optional) 1/2" Single Fold Bias Tape for Unlined Version Fabric...

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Tutorial: Fabric Dying

Posted by Jodie Pascoe on

Tutorial: Fabric Dying

6th July, 2020   How To Dye Fabric - Using a Commercial Dye - By Jodie Pascoe Do you ever find that the perfect fabric for your project is getting harder and harder to source? You might find it in the right type of fabric but the complete wrong colour or vice versa. Dying your own fabric could be the answer and its actually a lot easier than you think. To start, you need to pick the correct dye for your fabric type. Popular dye brands are Dylon or Rit, which can be found at your local craft / fabric stores.....

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