Not much to say…

This week has continued to be crazy and I’ve barely had two minutes to do any sewing. I have, however, made a bag for LARP.


It’s mainly for my potions, but it has a back slip pocket for my coin purse or whatever else small I need to take with me, and a loop for a dagger. This bag’s going to be for my Fire Elemental character. It’s got a little strip of fabric for the close, so it’s easy to use.


That’s about all for today, but I’ll have something more substantial to write about on Wednesday.




my brain has been exploded by a half-demon

I’m not crazy! I’ve just joined the RPG & LARP society at university. Took part in my first tabletop RP game (pretty sure that’s what it’s called) last night, and someone dropped a grenade on my head.

Due to the fact my life has been taken over by LARP, I’ve not done masses of sewing this week. I have however made a dice bag for my future RPG exploits! It’s purple velvet with a lighter purple lining and a double drawstring. 


That’s pretty much it for this week, but I’ll be back with a tutorial on Sunday.



oblong make up bag

Hey all, This has continued to be a mad section of my life, but I have gotten some sewing done.


I also wrote this make-up bag tutorial, which I hope you enjoy. It is a little fiddly but it’s worth it! Materials:

  • Outside patterned fabric- 2x 7×10 inch rectangles.
  • Outside plain fabric- 1x 4×36 inch rectangle, or shorter ones adding up to 36 inches when stitched together with a 1/4 inch seam allowance.
  • Lining fabric- 2x 7×10 inch rectangles, 1x 4×36 inch rectangle.
  • Interfacing- 2x 7×10 inch rectangles, 1x 4×36 inch rectangle. If you’re using smaller lengths of the long rectangles then iron the interfacing on before stitching them together.
  • A zip, around 12 inches long.
  • Corresponding threads
  • Needles and pins.

Image Instructions: Step one: Cut the long rectangles into three- one slightly longer than your zip, then the remainder in half. Sandwich the zip on one side and stitch, then repeat with the other. Image Image Step two: Stitch the two halves of rectangles to each side of the zip, making sure not to stitch the lining and outer fabrics together. Image Image Step three: Pin one of the outside rectangles in place, centring the zip section, and stitch. Repeat with the other side. Make sure the zip is open before you finish, and stitch the gap at the bottom.  Image Step four: Repeat step three with the lining fabric, but leave the gap at the bottom open for turning. Image Step five: Turn and slip stitch the opening you left shut. Image Step six: Use your bag! Image And that’s all. You can use a waterproof fabric for the lining or even the outside and the lining if you wanted to use it as a wash bag. Back on Wednesday! Kaiix