Up cycled Dress to Bag

Up cycled Dress to Bag

When a friend called and asked me if I could make her a bag from a dress she brought, I thought mmm, yes. She brought this cute, handmade number and fell in love with the fabric. It’s a beautiful linen with dear on it. Not a bad score for $6. So I got on...
Tea Wallet or Pouch

Tea Wallet or Pouch

Hey, Leah here, long time no blog! Yes it’s true life has been keeping me rather busy, but isn’t that the same for everyone? Recently I was contacted by a customer who had found our Tea Wallet on Pinterest. She loved that they are cute and practical, with...
Dressing up

Dressing up

You know that time of year, every parent dreads, school springs it on you! Book Week … Kids need to dress up as a book character. So the search begins for something simple that the kid wants to wear. Where to start? Pinterest is a mothers best friend I tell you....
Ditto Backpacks for Kids

Ditto Backpacks for Kids

After making a few toddler backpacks for gifts, I received some custom orders which is always great cause then I know my work is liked. (Yay) So it was only a matter of time before I was asked to make a bigger bag, suitable for kinder etc. Mandy had made one for her...
Adult Money Cuffs

Adult Money Cuffs

We have had some great feed back on the kids money cuffs and request for Adult ones. I’m happy to oblige as I like to take an early morning run and often take some cash to by some fresh bread for the days lunches. So far I’ve made two types. This one was...
Shop update

Shop update

So, I don’t know about you but getting the kids off to school and kinder has been crazy. I feel like things can now get back to normal and routine can sink back in. In saying that I had time to upload some items into our Made It store. First was some cute Owl...
Practice runs

Practice runs

The question : do you sew practice pieces? Or do you just jump right in and cut into your fabric hoping for the best? Me I’m the second one usually! …but some times I stop and think well I should! These was one of those times. I was asked to make a art...
Ideas Pouch

Ideas Pouch

Today I finally got to sit and make something that I’ve been meaning to make for ages! It’s the Idea Pouch by Michelle’s Patterns Love the idea of making this for my eldest daughter as a way to transport her iPad for high school. ( is it even called...
Fold over clutch

Fold over clutch

Have wanted to try this pattern for so long, I just had to make it for a special niece. I had an old suede skirt I cut up for the corners, and the feather material is by Martha Negley it’s called Farmington The Folder over clutch pattern is by Vanessa Hewell...
A Saturday Sewdown

A Saturday Sewdown

Yesterday I had the pleasure of sewing all day….my idea of heaven…although I did take a break and do some groceries shopping as the cupboards were bare and my kiddos would have hounded me if I hadn’t done it! So I had this idea in my head that I...