How to make a Yoga Mat Bag (that’s a drawstring bag with circular bottom!)

Yoga Bag The Stitch SharerThis is a step by step guide for  making a Yoga Mat Bag or a lovely round bottom drawstring bag. It’s also pretty handy for other things too like storing wrapping paper!

Ok, are you ready?

The bag itself is made out of 2 pieces of fabric – a circle for the bottom and a rectangle which forms the sides of your bag.

Step 1: Calculate the size of your fabric pieces.

Roll up your Yoga Mat and measure its rolled up length (60cm) and diameter (14cm).

Warrior Yoga Mat

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‘Twas a Crafty Christmas

Can you believe it’s already the 11th January? Somehow all the festive fun has finished and we are back to our normal routines of life. I’m trying hard to keep hold of some of the excitement that surrounds such a big event and wanted to share with you some of my families creations that made me truly happy.

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Guest blogging for Let’s Knit

Lets Knit October 14 editionA few months ago I received a lovely email from the folk at Let’s Knit magazine asking if they could feature my little blog in their October edition on their Bookshelf page.

Can you imagine my delight? I was so excited!

I couldn’t help myself – what a great opportunity to once more thank all you fabulous “Stitch Sharers” for your Moon Walk flowers.

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The Marvellous Minimatic Bernina 807 – Ready to Play!

If you are a regular reader of my blog you will know that I love, love, love old sewing machines. Here’s my latest find – the Bernina Minimatic 807.

Bernina in case

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