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10+1 No Sew Costume Craft Ideas

| September 4, 2013 | 4 Comments
10+1 No Sew Costume Craft Ideas

We do love getting dressed up and I do love making the kids’ some fancy dress costumes myself. Halloween Fancy Dress is a great time to get creative with the kids. Don’t invest in expensive costumes, that they quickly grow out of, but make some of these easy No Sew Costume Ideas many of which […]

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Fairy Wing Craft

| August 30, 2013 | 7 Comments
Fairy Wing Craft

Recently Netmums challenged us to get crafty with Cereal Box crafts. I love cereal box crafts ANYWAY, as it is such a free and versatile material and the timing was good, was I was thinking about a fairy wing craft for Pip Squeak anyway. Bring the two together and you have these lovely Cereal Box […]

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How to… Make No Sew Bunting (2)

| September 14, 2012 | 12 Comments
How to… Make No Sew Bunting (2)

  Remember how many moons ago, I made some “No Sew” bunting? Well…. recently a good friend of mine got married and we needed LOTS of bunting in a hurry. We made an even simple version of “No Sew Bunting“…. no iron or sewing machine in sight. Result – lots of wedding bunting in about […]

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How to… Make (No Sew) Wristbands

| August 17, 2012 | 7 Comments
How to… Make (No Sew) Wristbands

Oh my goodness, we actually made these “No Sew Wristbands” by “accident”. We were crafting away at something else, when the kids pulled out some of their old hole-y socks from the craft stash and started putting them on their hands. I looked. Took on snip and we had: Materials: An old pair of socks […]

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How to.. make a No Sew Alice Band (in 5min)

| May 4, 2012 | 12 Comments
How to.. make a No Sew Alice Band (in 5min)

Oh my, this “”How To make a No Sew Alice Band” – must be my quickest and craftiest cheat EVER! The idea came from my Mother in Law, apparently she had them as a child. I added some no sew craftiest by whipping out the stapler and hey presto – bright colourful Alice Bands….. I […]

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How to… Make an Easy No Sew Tutu

| March 16, 2012 | 28 Comments
How to… Make an Easy No Sew Tutu

This week’s tutorial is a lovely easy how to make a tutu… Though I am getting better and keener at sewing, I do love all things no sew, as not everyone likes to sew or has a sewing machine. So when Anna from The Imagination Tree shared this no sew tutu with me, I knew […]

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How to… make a No Sew Cupcake Pin Cushion

| October 7, 2011 | 12 Comments
How to… make a No Sew Cupcake Pin Cushion

Welcome to this week’s How to…make (almost) No Sew Cupcakes. I say “almost”… if you use these as pinchusions, no sewing is needed. If you let your children play with them (as toys of course, not pincushions!!) you could probably get away with a hot glue gun. If you don’t have one, a tiny bit […]

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How to… Create Your Own Personalised Art

| September 2, 2011 | 12 Comments
How to… Create Your Own Personalised Art

Welcome back to this week’s “How To”. Today we have a very pretty Guest Post from Stacey at Scamp. Scamp is a gorgeous website that sells handmade and personalised new baby gifts. Each is lovingly made and beautiful. From bunting, to mobiles… Really worth a look! And today we are lucky enough that Stacey shares […]

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How to… Make Fabric “Paper” Chains (Guest Post)

| April 8, 2011 | 20 Comments
How to… Make Fabric “Paper” Chains (Guest Post)

Remember the wonderful and beautiful Helen from Ickle Babe from a few month’s back? She came up with this great way of “recycling” your child’s favourite t-shirt that they have either outgrown or that has stained or been damaged. It was fabulous and you must go and take a look. Helen really is a very […]

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How to… make pretty 3D Felt Flowers

| February 11, 2011 | 33 Comments
How to… make pretty 3D Felt Flowers

Sponsored Post – I wrote this How To “first” and then found a sponsor… so, all the content is “genuine” and “me”. What is even more fabulous, is that I bought my little felt balls from Blooming Felt at a craft fair a couple of months ago – so I was a customer first! And […]

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How To… make a No Sew Handprint Appliqué T-shirt

| October 8, 2010 | 23 Comments
How To… make a No Sew Handprint Appliqué T-shirt

  After the fabulous Guest Post from Helen at Ickle Babe, I thought about what kind of T-shirt I could make for Red Ted and Pip Squeak. I wanted to make it very personal to them, but also recycle some of the materials I have lying around the house, amongst others The Englishman’s old shirt. […]

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How to.. make a No Sew new Tee out of an old favourite Tee! (Guest Post)

| August 13, 2010 | 35 Comments
How to.. make a No Sew new Tee out of an old favourite Tee! (Guest Post)

The lovely Helen from Ickle Babe makes a range GORGEOUS gifts, from baby quilts, to bunting, to Aprons and New Home gifts. You simply have to pop over and check it out! I knew that ANY Guest Post from her would be a winner and a winner it is! Ever had your child grow out […]

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How to Make a Cupcake from a Flannel (Washcloth)

| August 6, 2010 | 51 Comments
How to Make a Cupcake from a Flannel (Washcloth)

Remember the gorgeous Guest Post that the wonderful Anjie from Pom Pom Emporium did for us a little while back – well if you don’t, simply head back in time and take a look at these beautiful Pom Pom Flowers. Anyway, she is BACK and with yet another fabulous idea – these Flannel Cupcakes! How […]

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How to… make No Sew Lavender Bags/ Pillows!

| July 23, 2010 | 53 Comments
How to… make No Sew Lavender Bags/ Pillows!

Love the beautiful lavender around this time of year? Think it is a shame when it all goes to waste in a few weeks time? Don’t have the time (or inclination) to sew a lavender bag or little lavendar pillow? Look no further. No Sew Lavender Bags are here. This is so ridiculously easy, that […]

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