Over on Instagram, I shared a little about my love of natural fibres. How it’s not just a preference, but something that has fundamentally changed how I feel about my body. Before I discovered natural fibres, I really thought that my body just smelled bad, that I just had to try and mask the problem,…… Continue reading Natural fibres
Category: Eco Sewing
Scrap-Busting sewing patterns
Since it’s the middle of November (and therefore practically Christmas), I’ve rounded up a few patterns for scrap-busting, many of which would make great gifts! Check out other scrap-busting patterns, free patterns, and patterns for gifting that I’ve rounded up previously.Here are some things you can turn your scraps in to, or even stuff your…… Continue reading Scrap-Busting sewing patterns
Free Sewing Pattern Resources
Since it still feels like March, but it’s actually almost November, I wondered if it might be time to share the pattern roundups I’ve put together on the blog during the past wee-while. Whether you’re after free plus-size sewing pattern PDFs, free eco sewing pattern PDFs or free Christmas gift sewing ideas, I’ve probably got…… Continue reading Free Sewing Pattern Resources
All about Ramie
Native to China, ramie is a linen-like fibre made from nettles and which is classified as a cellulose fiber, just like cotton, linen and rayon. Ramie fibers comes from the stem of a nettle plant called China grass (Boehmeria nivea). It looks similar to European nettle but it does not have prickles. https://ko-fi.com/widgets/widget_2.jskofiwidget2.init('Support Me on…… Continue reading All about Ramie
20 more free sewing patterns for Christmas Gifts!
Free Christmas stocking pattern from Spoonflower Free Apertio Pouch Pattern from Blogless Anna Cloud pot holders from Ohoh deco Free Fanny Pack pattern from Spoonflower Free weekender bag pattern from Deliacreates Retreat zipper bag from Emmaline Bags Lucky Penny Wallet from Sallie Tomato Free Sleep mask pattern from Spoonflower Date night clutch from Sewmamasew Manhattan…… Continue reading 20 more free sewing patterns for Christmas Gifts!
More free Xmas gift idea sewing patterns
Here’s a short & cheerful post with 10 free sewing patterns which could be good for Christmas (which is a short 2 months away at this point). Also check out this recent post! Mood, bike satchel The Lovely @melt.stitches has put out a lovely free makeup roll pattern. Check it out here, and then head…… Continue reading More free Xmas gift idea sewing patterns
Sewing patterns for your dad or whoever
Are you interested in free patterns? Check out this post full of Christmas gift ideas, or this one full of eco-ish sewing patterns, and this one too. Here’s a collection of gifts that might be appropriate for your dad? I don’t know him, so it’s tough for me to say. Perhaps they’d be good patterns…… Continue reading Sewing patterns for your dad or whoever
Free Sewing for Christmas!
I’m not meaning to scare anyone but since it’s currently October it will soon enough be December. I’ve been stockpiling patterns all year which might be appropriate for making Christmas gifts in anticipation for this moment so here’s the first installment of ‘free patterns for sewing Christmas gifts for kids, dogs and significant others’. Crafting…… Continue reading Free Sewing for Christmas!
20+ more free ‘eco’ sewing patterns
After sharing 15 free ‘eco’ sewing patterns last week, I got so many suggestions of other things that should be included in the next edition! While some of these items don’t necessary replace disposable items, they might be included because they’re fun or because they might be a way for you to avoid buying a…… Continue reading 20+ more free ‘eco’ sewing patterns
15 free ‘eco’ sewing patterns
Inspired by ‘Plastic Free July’, here’s a few free sewing resources & patterns for replacing disposable or plastic items with reusable you-mades! Do you have suggestions that aren’t included in the list? Please let me know in the comments! Reusable produce bags from The Kiwi Country Girl Cutlery wrap sewing tutorial from The Rogue Ginger…… Continue reading 15 free ‘eco’ sewing patterns