DIY Easter egg garland

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Easter is in the air and what better way to help you celebrate than to decorate your home with lots of loveliness. As the seasons change and celebrations occur, I like to put up new decorations and take down the old.  … Continue reading

How to make a simple drawstring bag…

Emma @ Sweet Mabel:

I’m currently working on a project that may require a handmade drawstring bag. I found this post very helpful and easy to understand (and I also absolutely love the fabric that has been used) so I thought I’d share it with you all.
Xx

Originally posted on The Sewing Sessions:

Drawstring bags are one of my favourite things to make, one: because they are so easy, and two: because the possibilities are endless. A simple homemade drawstring bag can give any gift the personal touch, or make a messy toy room tidy again. You can use up small pieces of left over fabric , or it is great for Fat Quarters you may have stashed away somewhere. I love these drawstring bags and hope you do to. I would love to hear what you will be putting in yours…

Make a Drawstring bag

Just follow the steps…

Step One…

Cut Fabric Size

Step Two…

Hem Top Edges

Step Three…

Measure Ribbon Holes

Step Four…

Stitch your Seams

Step Five…

Press Seams and Turn

Step Six…

Stitch Top Channel

Step Seven…

Turn and Thread Ribbon

Now you have made your drawstring bag!… What will you use yours for? I have decided to give mine as a housewarming gift for my friend. My Dad keeps bees and she just loves his honey so I am going to give…

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