I have been poking around You Tube again and found a few tutorials that might be handy this time of year.
This tutorial demonstrates how you can make Paper Gift Boxes from gift wrap, recycled greeting cards or decorated paper. It is a unique way to wrap a gift!
Friday freebies is a regular series in which I highlight free resources online, free patterns and links that are of interest to fiber folks. All posts in the series are in the Friday Freebie category I hope you enjoy them.
For those who want a contemporary take on their sewing projects don’t miss browsing the sewing section of the ReadyMade site where there are loads of economical and green DIY projects. Many are quick and easy to make so if you only have basic sewing skills don’t fear there is plenty of stuff for you there.
I know everyone is blogging links to various tutorials and free patterns for sewing projects that are suitable for gifts. ReadyMade is another site which has ooddles to offer.
So over you next sewing break make a cuppa and browse for instruction, ideas, and inspiration. The sections I find of most interest is organise it, craft it, sew it and of course this time of year celebrate it!
For those poking around looking for free patterns for Christmas tree decorations this partridge and pear pattern from Connecting Threads is great.
While on the Connecting Threads web site make a cuppa, take a break from holiday season preparations and explore a little as there are a lot of free patterns and a good few using the English paper piecing method.
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