Posts tagged with ‘kids’

  • Christmas Tree Garland: repeat sitching the trees

    Christmas tree garland

    By on December 23, 2015

    The perfect festive crafternoon project, make a Christmas tree garland. Wonderfully simple materials make a effective handmade garland….

  • DIY knight costume made from felt

    DIY Knight Costume

    By on December 14, 2015

    How to make a DIY knight costume from bright coloured felt. Simple project to make a knight tunic…

  • Gemma & Matt Chapple working on the launch of the SEW-A-SAURUS sewing kit range

    The tales of launching a product

    By on November 24, 2015

    I share our tales of launching our first product, the SEW-A-SAURUS sewing kit. The story shares our highs…

  • How to make a halloween cape (which also glows in the dark)

    Glow in the dark Halloween Cape

    By on October 25, 2015

    Keep little monsters warm and safe this Halloween with this glow in the dark cape. Great sewing project…

  • 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…

  • Empress roman costume including gold sash and belt

    A Roman costume fit for an Empress

    By on September 6, 2015

    Every school has a Roman day, we walk you through making a Roman Costume fit for any Roman Empress….

  • The top of the teepee

    How to make a TeePee

    By on August 26, 2015

    Let me walk you through the process of making a teepee, in our case we have gone XXL for…

  • Cool kids crafts: Textured ice cream picture using material and wool

    Cool kids crafts idea: ‘Fabric’ated ice cream

    By on June 12, 2015

    Create a cool ice cream picture from a selection of fabric and wool. Apply the technique to any…

  • Finished cargo trousers

    Making boys cargo trousers

    By on May 20, 2015

    Matt test drives an Oliver + S cargo trouser pattern in a quirky camouflage material perfect for a mini…

  • 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…