Category Archives: Sewing, DIY & Recipes

How To Make DIY Espadrilles From Scratch

Learn how to make cute & comfy espadrilles with DIY jute crochet soles & vegetable-tanned leather soles from scratch! All you need for these DIY espadrille shoes are natural materials: You don’t need glue or plastic!

How To Make DIY Espadrilles Shoes From Scratch Jute Crochet Soles Leather Soles Free Pattern Video Tutorial

These DIY espadrille shoes are quick and easy to make! And they’re so comfy to wear! 😀 And what’s best, the DIY espadrilles don’t take long to make: You can make these cute DIY rope soled espadrilles in a couple of hours. Continue reading How To Make DIY Espadrilles From Scratch

Free Crochet Sole Pattern – Video Tutorial – Adult Size

This is my free crochet sole pattern for DIY shoes from scratch like DIY espadrilles and DIY sandals. The DIY crochet sole pattern is adult size and easily adjustable to other sizes. I made a video tutorial, crochet chart and written instructions to make it easy for you to follow the steps.

Free Crochet Sole Pattern - Video Tutorial - Adult Size

Make you own DIY shoe soles with natural materials for your DIY summer shoes. 😀 These DIY crochet soles are easy and quick to make – even for a crochet beginner. DIY crochet soles are perfect to make comfy, flexible, lightweight and durable soles for DIY summer shoes. Continue reading Free Crochet Sole Pattern – Video Tutorial – Adult Size

How To Make Edwardian Net Applique

How To Make Edwardian Net Applique Lace Applique Tutorial

Net applique, with cotton bobbinet tulle or cotton Valenciennes lace, was very popular in the Edwardian era. In the 1900s, it was used to embellish clothing, especially underwear.

To make Edwardian net applique, you baste a piece of cotton tulle or lace to fabric, cut the fabric away behind the net and then attach the net with satin or other embroidery stitches. Continue reading How To Make Edwardian Net Applique

Edwardian Punched Work – Pulled Thread Embroidery

How To Make Edwardian Punched Work Pulled Thread Embroidery Tutorial

Punched work looks like drawn thread work but it’s much quicker to make because you don’t actually have to draw out threads! 😀 Punched work – also called Rhodes embroidery, pierced work or four-sided stitch – is a pulled thread embroidery from the Edwardian era. Continue reading Edwardian Punched Work – Pulled Thread Embroidery

How To Make Hedebo Embroidery – Basic Stitches

How To Make Hedebo Embroidery

Hedebo embroidery is a historical open work or whitework embroidery which originated in Denmark in the mid-18th century. Hedebo embroidery (hedebo means heathland) can be rather geometric or very floral or a combination of both. There are two basic embroidery stitches used in hedebo lace: buttonhole and overhand stitch. Continue reading How To Make Hedebo Embroidery – Basic Stitches

10 Tips On How To Refashion Your Clothes – Beginner’s Guide

Men's Shirt To Woman's Blouse Refashion Tutorial
Men’s Shirt To Woman’s Blouse Refashion

Learn how to refashion your old clothes! Refashioning is perfect if you want to be more eco-friendly in your sewing and make creative, unique garments! And if you’re a sewing beginner, you can learn a lot about how clothes are made by refashioning your old clothes. Below are 10 tips on how to refashion your clothes if you’re just getting started with refashioning. 😀 Continue reading 10 Tips On How To Refashion Your Clothes – Beginner’s Guide