Drumming to the beat

My younger son has been doing drum lessons for a few months now, and really enjoying it. We recently got him some proper drum sticks to practice with, so I made him a case for them to keep them together in his school bag. He chose the fabric, and I made a long skinny pouch … Read more

Swimming Bags and some Applique

A fun project that I took I while to get photos for was the boy’s Swimming bags. These are one of those projects I had good intentions of making for a Christmas or birthday present at some point, but actually only got made right before they needed them for school swimming lessons. No particular pattern … Read more


I happened to be looking for a free grocery bag pattern on the internet a little while ago, to use up some fabric stash. In my haphazard, one link leads to another to another to another, I came across the site forĀ Morsbags. The pattern was a simple, no-frills job that suited my purpose. But then … Read more

Skirt Bag

After my previous bag was getting a bit untidy looking, I decided to make myself a new bag. I prefer a cross body style and the Michelle Patterns Skirt Bag was just what I was after. After some too-ing and fro-ing on fabric choice, I chose a cotton drill with a vintage cotton reel print … Read more