Welcome to our tutorial on making reversible placements and coasters without using binding around the edges. Reversible placements and coasters (no binding) tutorial. Firstly, for each placement you will need two pieces of fabric, one for the top and one for the underside.  The image shows two of each as I was making up two […]

Liberty Tea for Two

We are excited to announce that we are now stockists of Liberty Fabrics and the new range – Tea for Two – is now in stock! These are beautiful prints in shades of pink, mint, grey and white and with the same Liberty 100% Cotton standard, woven especially with sewing in mind. The range features […]

Sewing pattern - Florence Kimono

Completed kimono jacket using Florence Kimono pattern by Sew Caroline and Lady McElroy Oriental Koi fabric. The fabric is polyester crepe and does fray when working with it.  I started to use french seams as stated in the pattern and then switched to my overlocker to finish the kimono. I made the hip-length version.  The […]

Edith Shawl in Rowan Kidsilk Haze

Spotlight on the Edith Shawl knitting pattern from Sarah Hatton Knits Vintage Inspired Projects. It takes just two balls of Rowan Kidsilk Haze and the pattern is very straightforward to follow. The yarn is a very fine blend of 70% mohair and 30% silk but knits up quite quickly as the pattern uses size 4.5mm […]

Cathedral Window pincushion

Welcome to Cornflower Crafts – our new independent online Fabric and Yarn Shop. If, like me, you love creating garments or craft products from fabric and yarn, you will probably spend many happy hours searching for the perfect fabrics and yarns for your projects. I am always planning my next project before I finish my […]