Alterations

  • How to turn a dress into a skirt

    How to turn a dress into a skirt

    By on October 11, 2015

    It’s heart breaking when a little girl out grows their favourite dress, so why not turn the dress into…

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  • 30 minute t-shirt upcycle: make your own t-bag

    T-shirt upcycle: Make your own T-shirt bag

    By on September 11, 2015

    In under 30 minutes you can refashion an old t-shirt into a trendy shopping bag. Let me walk…

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  • How to upcycle kitchen chairs

    How to upcycle kitchen chairs

    By on July 29, 2015

    How to upcycle kitchen chairs to create a shaby-chic look whilst also making them child friendly. I suggest which…

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  • DIY T-shirt alteration - upcycle an old t-shirt into a unique top

    T-shirt DIY

    By on June 17, 2015

    Alteration challenges!! I thought they were in the past….apparently not. I’m set a t-shirt alteration in 60 mins, what…

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  • How to shorten curtains

    How to shorten curtains

    By on May 8, 2015

    Hands up if you have some ready made curtains that don’t actually fit the window? Shortening curtains is…

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  • Modified Neckline

    Sewing patterns are not the law…FACT

    By on April 8, 2015

    Patterns are great for giving you a starting point but there is absolutely no reason why they always have…

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  • Teach you how to shorten jeans

    How to shorten jeans

    By on March 4, 2015

    How many pairs of trousers do you have which are the wrong length? Easy to follow tutorial to learn…

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  • Canvas topped sewing table

    Canvas topped table

    By on January 25, 2015

    How to canvas top a table for a sewing workstation. A simple alteration that looks great.

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  • Creating the Tweed country look

    Jacket sleeve alteration

    By on January 13, 2015

    Learn how to upcycle a jacket with a simple sleeve alteration to create a tweed country look.

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  • Easy sleep over bed

    Sleepover bed

    By on November 28, 2014

    Make a cool sleepover bed from a duvet cover and 4 pillows, an instant hit with the kids!

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