Making your own pot holders is a small project that will take about half an hour per piece. Use fabric you love to add an extra personal touch to your kitchen. Continue reading “Make your own trendy and original pot holders”
The first time I sat at the table with my sewing machine it felt a bit strange. I was almost afraid to touch it. But don’t be! Once you master it, it just feels great! Let’s get started! Continue reading “Your first stitches: Practice makes perfect!”
This pattern is for a purse that is big enough for your wallet, keys and phone, but small enough to not become a mess!
This project is a little more advanced, but still achievable with limited experience. It might take an afternoon to make.
This gathered skirt you can make in all sizes, from baby to XXL adult size. The elastic waistband makes the skirt forgivable if you gain or lose a few pounds.
This is a beginners project that takes up to 1 hour to make and only 30 minutes when you are more experienced. Continue reading “Gathered skirt with elastic waistband”
In this tutorial I will show you how to make a basic pillowcase for a pillow of 50*50 cm (20*20 inch). We will make an easy version without zipper or special decorations.
Fabrics are classified according to their composition and the way they are made. The most common types are ‘cotton’ and ‘jersey’.
Sewing machines come in various brands, types and prices, but in general the mechanism behind them all is more or less the same.
Before you get started it is important to get to know your sewing machine.
Start with turning the hand wheel towards you and see what happens. Continue reading “Get to know your sewing machine”
At this moment Peaches & Pepper is online, but it seems like nothing much is happening yet. Well, I can assure you that behind the scenes a lot is going on! Tutorials are being written, the first patterns are digitalized and this weekend I have an appointment with my photo camera for some pictures of my sewing machines, fabric and hopefully the first real sewing tutorial.
Hey ladies! And gentlemen!
Since some time sewing is hot again! As it should be!
It is the perfect hobby to let your creativity thrive and in the end it gives you loads of beautiful and original masterpieces to use, wear, give away or even sell. So go to the attic, search for your (grand)mother’s sewing machine and get started!
In May last year I made my first dress, a dress for my baby-girl I was expecting in August. Since then all available time, which is unfortunately not much when you have a baby and a toddler running around the house, goes to little sewing projects. Recently I also started