10 years of Half Yard Heaven

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We’re celebrating a very special milestone – 10 years of Half Yard Heaven! 🎉 For this amazing anniversary , Debbie has decided to revisit this sewing book and rework 7 of the original projects. Plus, there are 3 brand new bonus projects that have been added! These new projects are a sewing machine mat, a […]

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How to Sew the Drunkard’s Path Quilting Block – FREE template

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The Drunkard’s Path is a classic quilting block that consists of two curved pieces that are joined together to form a square. The curves of the pieces are designed to create a meandering, slightly unpredictable pattern reminiscent of the wandering path of a ‘drunkard’! The block can be created in a variety of colours and […]

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Fabric: Sunflowers – Vincent van Gogh – The National Gallery (2960-01) Create a stunning free motion quilted throw for your living space using the famous painting ‘Sunflowers’ by Vincent Van Gogh. The pixilated patchwork gives a modern twist on a classic painting that you can display in your home either over your sofa or bed […]

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Video tutorial attaching butterfly clasp to bag

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This video shows how to attach the butterfly clasp to a bag. You’ll need a small screw driver, an erasable  pen, an awl and a sharp pair of scissors. It’s a little fiddly but hopefully this short video makes the process easier –

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How to sew and finish piping

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Step by step video tutorial with extra tips on how to sew piping around the edge of a cushion cover. Piping gives a professional finish to a cushion cover, here I’ll show you how to go around corners and overlap the ends. Happy sewing! Debbie

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How to sew in an invisible zip

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Step by step video tutorial showing how to sew an invisible zip into the bottom of a cuchsion cover. Invisible zips are just that, not meant to be seen! Here are two ways to sew them in, hopefully making this simple for you! Happy sewing! Debbie

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How to sew a covered zip into a cushion cover – two ways!

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Step by step video tutorial showing how to sew a zip into the back of a cushion cover with a cover. This way of adding zips to cushion covers gives a neat look to the back of the cover, and is simple to acheive. The two ways are one from each side of the cover […]

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How to Sew a Puff Quilt Cushion Pad – Easy Patchwork Cheat Technique!

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This is a quick way to make a puff cushion with ties to secure to a chair using Forest Patchwork from Kimberley’s Forest Journal fabric collection. Patchwork fabric is very versatile and can look as though a project has taken much longer to sew together then it really has! The puff quilt technique would usually […]

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Sewing a tie side jumper using retro tufted fabric

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How fun is this knit fabric? As soon as it arrived, I knew I had to make some sort of jumper out of it! I’ve been loving the rise of crochet clothing trend over the past few years, but because I haven’t learnt how to crochet, I’ve had to admire from a far. There is […]

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How to sew a Christmas Present Quilting Block – Wall hanging and cushion cover sewing tutorial

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Decorate your home this Christmas with this festive wall hanging and cushions set. They are both made using half of the Christmas Squares panel with a plain cream and plain red cotton. This tutorial uses the Christmas present quilting block to make a wall hanging and 2 small cushions, but this same technique can be […]

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Sew a Quilted Christmas Stocking with Cuff – Debbie Shore Gingerbread Biscuits Fabric

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This quilted stocking will be a favourite each Christmas, and is a perfect way to introduce a touch of classic style to your festive celebrations! We’ve used fusible fleece to interface but wadding/batting would work just as well, you may like to use a basting spray (505) if using a non-fusible. Finished size: 11” x […]

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How to Sew a Buttoned Cushion Cover

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Cushions can make such a difference to a room, adding a splash of colour to a plain room, cosy comfort to your sofa or a touch of luxury in the bedroom. This is a simple envelope styled cushion cover which can be made in any fabric to match your decor, try mixing colours and prints […]

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Box Bag Sewing Tutorial by Debbie Shore

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Sew a handy box bag to store toys or even cosmetics in, depending on your fabric choice. Materials: · Two 15” x 12” pieces outer fabric · Two 15” x 12” pieces of lining fabric pink cotton poplin · Two pieces 15” x 12” fusible fleece H640 · 12” zip (shop zips) · 10” ribbon  […]

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How to Sew a Storage Cube

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Materials used – 1 Winter Spice panel 18″ square lining fabric 18″ square Vileselene H630 fusible fleece 1. Cut your panel into an 18″ square, the same size as your lining fabric. Fuse fleece onto the wrong side of the panel fabric. 2. Sew the panel and lining pieces right sides together with a 1/4″ seam […]

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Simple Quilt using the ‘Be Wild’ Art Gallery Fabric Panel by Kym

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A really effective quilt to make using panels, this easy project will brighten up any room. I’ve used fabric from the Art Gallery Fabrics capsule collection called Pacha. Art Gallery Fabrics are known for their 100% premium cottons which are so luxurious and soft which are perfect for cosy bedding and clothing alike! What you’ll […]

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Corner Lock Clutch Bag – Free Bag Tutorial

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This simple, elegant bag is given a professional finish with a stylish lock clasp. A non-directional print works best.Fusible foam stabiliser adds form to the bag, if you’d prefer to use fusible fleece, add to each section of fabric. Cut: · 3 pieces of fabric measuring 11” x 15” (shop all fabric)· 1 piece single sided foam […]

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How to Sew a Laptop Bag with Pockets – Video Tutorial

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This handy laptop bag is perfect on the go. The padded case gives that added protection for your belongings and the pockets on the front are great for keeping loose items such as pens and notepads organised. click here for the video!

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How to Sew a Journal Pouch – Video Tutorial

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This fun sewing project is great for keeping your stationary all in one place. The pouch is on elastic so that it can wrap around any notebook or journal so that your pens and little bits and bobs are organised! Click here for the video tutorial  

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Make Up Organiser

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This project is on the Create and Craft You Tube channel, using my Cottage garden fabrics. ‘Hope you like it! Click here to see the video…

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Sew a Phone Charger Cable Tidy – Sew Project

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Whether you’re packing for a work trip, going on holiday, or simply trying to tame the tangled chaos on your desktop, we’ve the perfect solution for gadget lovers everywhere! This simple yet sublime charger cord organiser is the quick and easy way to keep all your crucial chargers tidily stored, and safe from damage! Forget […]

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Felt Easter Eggs

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If you’re ready to start crafting for Easter and need some inspiration – look no further! Debbie Shore is here with a gorgeous Easter decoration project for you to get creative with. Learn how to sew pretty felt Easter eggs you can hang all around your home.

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How to sew Felt Snowman Cones – Christmas Tree Decorations

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Watch as sewing expert, Debbie Show teaches you how to make your own adorable felt snowman cone, an incredibly cute and fun Christmas tree decoration that the kids will sure to love! Check out Debbie’s other sewing projects on Create and Craft TV: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list…

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