Posts tagged with ‘tutorial’

  • Handmade make up bag

    Tutorial: DIY bag

    By on November 25, 2015

    Step by step guide to make a bag with an invisible zip. The beautiful lined bag makes a…

  • Matt's Top tips for using Rotary Cutters

    Using a rotary cutter

    By on November 9, 2015

    During the Sewing Bee I became know as Maverick Matt with the rotary cutter, they are now my cutting…

  • 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…

  • Girls playsuit project by Matt Chapple, winner of the Great British Sewing Bee

    Oh-so playful playsuit

    By on July 10, 2015

    Every girls needs a playsuit this summer, instead of buying one why not give this simple playsuit pattern a…

  • Sewing a mans shirt by Matt Chapple

    Stitching a mans shirt

    By on June 27, 2015

    It’s time to test out my self drafted shirt pattern, armed with a stripped shirting fabric I set to…

  • 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…

  • 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…