{How to} Rag Rug Wreath

We need to thank the early 1900s for this nifty, thrifty craft! The best fabrics to use are woollen or jersey weight fabrics but you can use whatever you like, just keep in mind that the thicker your fabric the tuftier your rug. A quick note about fancy pants crafting gadgets that you dont really need. You dont need a rugging tool, also (and brilliantly) … Continue reading {How to} Rag Rug Wreath

{How to} Turn a shirt into a cushion cover

{How To} Turn an old shirt into a cushion cover.

This simple twist on the classic envelope cover is a great way to give new life to an old shirt; 4 straight lines of sewing and someone has already done all the fastenings for you. Here’s how you do it… You will need:   1 shirt 1 cushion inner – I bought mine but you could make your own. measuring tape/ ruler chalk/ pen/ pencil … Continue reading {How To} Turn an old shirt into a cushion cover.

{How To} Upcycle an old jumper into a bag.

Every so often a friend of my Mum’s brings me a huge bag of hand-me-downs. It’s such a treat. After her last visit I plunged my hand into a bag, rummaged around and pulled out a huge knitted jumper. It was a chunky, grey wool knitted in loose, wide stitches. The body of the jumper was a T shape, two large squares for the body … Continue reading {How To} Upcycle an old jumper into a bag.