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WOOHOO....here we are back with Part two of our Lunar Collection Sew Along with Ellen! Over to you Ellen: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ok .. Fancy meeting you guys here .... ha ha .... I knew you’d come back to see what happens next. We are going to finish putting the exterior together. Grab the prepared exterior, mark the centre of the base on both sides, and the centre of the front and back exterior at the top. Now mark the centre of... Read more →


YAY! Ellen is once again back with us for another Sew Along. This time she's sewing my June pattern for the Bag of the Month club, The Lunar Collection , currently only available to members of the Bag of the Month Club until July 1st when it will be released for everyone else. Ellen will step you through the sewing of the Lunar Collection bags (applies to all sizes) with loads of extra photos and awesome tips and tidbits to... Read more →


Welcome back to the Stow It All Sew Along with Ellen - Part two! YAY! ............AND to add to the awesomeness of this sew along, Ellen has added a pattern hack for an expandable pocket! Now how COOL is that! Over to you Ellen: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- INTERIOR Zip Pocket – Grab one of your lining and the Zip Pocket piece, following the measurements in the pattern and placement. Draw your box on the short end (wrong side) of your zipper piece,... Read more →


Welcome to the Stow It All Tote Sew Along, with Ellen! Rachel's Stow It All Tote FEATURES: The Stow It All is the perfect sized tote for a day out shopping, with plenty of pockets to keep organised while you shop! This spacious tote features 5 exterior slip pockets, 1 exterior twist lock pocket, a recessed zipper closure, an interior zipper pocket, two slip pockets and a pen pocket. Of course the addition of a twist lock, rivets (optional), bag... Read more →


Welcome to the Serendipity Hip Sew Along, with Ellen! I have to admit this little bag is one of my favourites and so handy to grab for a day outing! FEATURES: The Serendipity Hip may not be big in size but it makes up for that by being big in style! Simply perfect for a day out when you don’t need to cart the kitchen sink! It sports an adjustable strap and a cute curved top which gives you that... Read more →


OK....so now it's on to part three of the Uptown Girl Sew Along! WOOHOO let's finish this! :) Over to you Ellen: ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Well... Sorry, I hope not too many of you have been waiting... My bad ... I had a few wedding alterations to get through and then I decided to change my straps for my bag to a plain colour, so I had to make some new ones. Let’s... see... we left off at the point of joining... Read more →


OK....so now it's on to part two of the Uptown Girl Sew Along! WOOHOO! Over to you, Ellen: ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hi I’m back... got 6 hours of sleep and I’m on it again. Now we left off finishing the Recessed Zipper. On to the Lining – Retrieve your lining pieces, I laid them right sides together and cut out the 2” square from the bottom corners. Put aside. Slip Pockets – You can follow the pattern or I do mine slightly... Read more →


Hello everyone! Yes, it's Sew Along time again! We are slowly but surely working our way through all of the patterns and yes...there are still quite a few to go but for this one, Ellen has chosen the Uptown Girl. Features: The Uptown Girl is a perfect bag for a day out on the town. This bag may have a minimalist appearance on the exterior, with two slip pockets on the sides for your phone or keys; however, inside you... Read more →


Yes....it's almost sew along time again! This time, Ellen has chose the Uptown Girl! While the Uptown Girl pattern focusses mainly on making the bag using Pleather, (Faux Leather, Vinyl or even real Leather included) the bag makes up beautifully in fabrics too! So do feel free to chose your favourite fabrics or why not be brave and give the Pleather a whirl! You Will Need: Exterior fabric: 45 cm (½ yard) of 112cm (44”) wide fabric Piece of contrast... Read more →


YAY it's time for another sew along! Have you been wanting to make a wallet BUT are too scared to try because they look like they would be hard to make? Well Brandt's Boulevard from the new Easy Street Sew & Sell range may be the perfect answer for you! Just fabulous to whip up for yourself, for a friend or two or to sell at the markets or in an Etsy store. OK....so I sound like an advertisment! LOL... Read more →


YAY.....hopefully we have all recovered from the celebrations of Christmas and new Year and are ready to rock with our first sew Along for the New Year! First up this year we have the Amy Backpack. It's perfect for preschoolers and smaller children however my daughter also used it in her first couple of years in high school too.... Amy may not be gigantic BUT she is loaded with features! Complete with a large front exterior zippered pocket, an elastic... Read more →


So by now I hope everyone has recovered from the silly season and are all ready for a sew along? Well Ellen has been busy preparing one of her beaut blog sew alongs, this time it's the Amy Backpack....just in time for new Aussie pre-schoolers, kindies and primary kids starting the new school year. PLUS, to celebrate the New Year and all the awesome sew alongs ahead of us, you can grab the pattern from my Craftsy shop right up... Read more →