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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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How to Add Piping to Your Posie

Posted by Angie CHIA on

How to Add Piping to Your Posie

I’m Angie from Peony Patterns (you can find me on instagram  @pocketful_of_rainbows88 ), and today we are sharing how to add piping to the Peony Patterns Posie dress. This dress features a split bodice that meets up with a gorgeous curved pocket, and a wonderful way to highlight this feature is to add a pretty pop of piping! Piping is such an easy decorative detail to add to any item of clothing and can really elevate your finished garment from homemade to handmade.  You will need: Piping of your choice  Pins / clips  An iron and sewing supplies  Instructions: Cut your fabric pieces as...

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Make your own Bias Tape and Piping

Posted by Angie CHIA on

Make your own Bias Tape and Piping

This is Angie from Peony Patterns (you can find me on instagram @pocketful_of_rainbows88). Today, we are going to show you how to make your own bias tape and piping:   1/2″ (2.5cm) wide single fold bias tape: 1/2″ (2.5cm) wide piping, and; 1/2″ (2.5cm) wide faux piping.   1.  How to Make Your Own Bias Tape The thought of making your own bias tape sounds a bit complex and tedious especially when you can buy them pre-made from the shops. However, the ability to make your own bias tape using your own fabric works out way more economical and opens up a...

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Meet the Maker August - Angie Chia

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Meet the Maker August - Angie Chia

This month we would love you to meet our maker of the month - Angie Chia! We asked Angie all about her time sewing which you can read below! You can follow more of her work on Instagram @pocketful_of_rainbows88 Tell us a little bit about yourself... Hi I’m Angie, otherwise known as pocketful_of_rainbows88 on IG. I grew up in Singapore and I’m married with a 7 year old. I love anything creative such as baking, cooking and photography. I grew up in a crafty extended family and I was taught to sew by my grandma and mom. One of my earliest memory of crafting...

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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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