Posts tagged with ‘alteration’

  • Homemade oil cloth make up bag

    Small changes can have big affects

    By on January 22, 2016

    When you make your own the options to personalise your projects are endless, I show you how you can…

  • 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…

  • How to make bias binding

    How to make bias binding

    By on September 25, 2015

    Some things are more simple that you think, rather than buying bias binding why not try and make it?…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Matt Chapple gets involved in Bristol Big Green Week

    Getting involved in Bristol BIG green week

    By on June 10, 2015

    I’m going to be supporting Bristol BIG green week on Saturday 20th June. Have a read all about my…

  • Drawing round the shirt pieces to create a personalised pattern

    Make a personalised pattern

    By on May 29, 2015

    Matt shows you how to turn an old item of clothing into a personalised pattern which can be re-made…

  • How to make a cardboard castle

    Cardboard crafts: Make a DIY castle

    By on May 15, 2015

    I’m flying solo with the kids, what to do? How about turning a large cardboard box into a DIY…

  • 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…