Quick and easy Quilted Coaster

Quilted Coaster Tutorial, perfect for beginners.

It feels like I’ve not been about for ages. I’ve had the dreaded lurgy this week. I’m back to almost feeling human again though so hoorah!

For Christmas this year I’m hoping to make my Nan a photo memory quilt, I’m really quite excited about it, I’ve not made a quilt before though.
This brings me to my tutorial. I decided to make a simple coaster with batting and quilted it (I think?).
It turned out really well I thought, considering I don’t have a stitch in the ditch foot yet. Only down side to this tutorial is you can see how bad I really am at straight lines.

Find this tutorial here at giraffes can sew.

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Super hero pencil case.

Pencil case / Make up bag / whatever you want it to be, tutorial.

I finally made time to sew, yay!
Today I bring you the super simple, super easy, super pencil case.  Too many supers?

I was sorting out my 12 year old sons bedroom (the joys of motherhood) and he has so many pens it’s ridiculous. I decided he needed a pencil case and I had the perfect fabric for it!

This is so simple I made it up as I went a long, no tutorials which is a first for me. So now, I’m going to share with you. It was so quick and easy I decided I would also make a small make up bag that I’d been promising my little sister for a while using almost the same steps. 1 tutorial, lots of uses!

Find this (super) tutorial here at giraffes can sew.

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Crazy long camera strap!

I have a twitter account! I’ve never quite “got” twitter and have joined a number of times over the years to just forget about it! This time I’m here to stay! If you wanted to follow me, feel  free, I’m kind of lonely at the moment.

I have finally finished my Dads Father’s day presents. Thankfully the camera strap and the pouch came out a little better than the camera lens case, phew.

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Bandana dribble bib tutorial and free pattern.

My first tutorial, eek!

This tutorial has moved to our new site http://www.giraffescansew.com.

You can find it by clicking this link! – Hope to see you there 🙂