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How to Construct a Placket in a Double Layer Skirt

Posted by Natasha Tung on

How to Construct a Placket in a Double Layer Skirt
Learn how to create a placket for a double layer skirt with this easy to follow step-by-step tutorial!

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Ixora Pouch - How To Make Your Own Pouch

Posted by Angie CHIA on

Ixora Pouch - How To Make Your Own Pouch

  Hi Everyone, 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 a pouch to hold all your knick knacks (especially your embroidery notions). I have included 3 sizes, pencil case, small and large. The small pouch is able to fit a pair of child size shoes (e.g. US9.5) for my daughter as well as a 7 1/2" (19.1cm) embroidery hoop. This is a quick and easy pouch with enclosed seams. Some techniques used in this tutorial include sewing a facing, French seams and sewing with zippers.     The finished sizes...

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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. Updated as of Sep 2022, we've added another size (Small) below.     The approximate finished size of the Eucalyptus Tote is as follow: Size Imperial (L x W...

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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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