13th June plays proud host to one of the greatest days on any crafter’s calendar – Sewing Machine Day! We pay homage to one of the greatest inventions ever created as we’ve gathered our top favourite stitchy projects from our fabric archive. So get your Singer out and have a go at one (or all) of these fabulous projects.
And if you’re feeling lucky, why not enter our giveaway for your chance to win a Janome sewing machine, worth a whopping £999!
Happy threading, Homemakers!
What better way to see in summer than the time-honoured tradition that is all things nautical? One of our favourite motifs here at Homemaker, designer Susie Johns has managed to create a drawstring bag and matching wash cloth for you to make at home. Anchors away, SEAmstresses!
Fabric Fruit Bowl
Fashion a fabric fruit bowl this season to keep all of your fresh picks neatly together on your kitchen table. Stitched together from a patchwork of Dashwood Studio prints, it’ll add some serious style points to your kitchen!
We're Feline Crafty
Cats provide great inspiration for these Liberty print pincushions that are quick and easy to stitch up. Aren't they just sew adorable?
We crafters sure are a multi-tasking bunch, aren't we? Prop up your iPad or tablet on this eye-catching fabric stand – perfect for when you're baking with a recipe, following a craft tutorial video or catching up on the latest episode of The Great British Sewing Bee.
An Apple A Day
Get down to the core of crafting as you stitch yourself an essential and adorable set of apple pincushions.
Time To Tassel
The spirit of the seventies is alive and well this season, and there’s no better way to add some retro styling to your home than with these sewn cushions by Corinne Bradd.
Give a kitchen that personalised touch by sewing up a set of tea towels. These make for a great housewarming gift for a friend, or even as little something for your own home!
Homemaker Issue 46
Check out our current issue of Homemaker, chock full of 164 inspirational ideas for you to try, and over 50 pages of sewing!