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Fat Quarter Tutorial

Fat Quarter Make; Hand Warmers

Fat Quarter Make; Hand Warmers

This month’s project is a super simple one, but also absolutely perfect for the colder months. They only use small amounts of fabric, so a perfect scrap busting make. They also make adorable gifts - tie them up with a ribbon or sew up a drawstring bag (like the one in September’s magazine) and you’re good to go. 

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Fat Quarter Make; Pumpkins

Fat Quarter Make; Pumpkins

I’ve seen lots of these adorable fabric pumpkins around so I thought they would make the perfect project for this month’s theme. They’re super easy and can actually be made without a sewing machine at all!

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Fat Quarter Make; Gift Bag

Fat Quarter Make; Gift Bag

If you want a more sustainable - and beautiful - way to wrap your gifts, then look no further than this fabric gift bag.

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Fat Quarter Make; Lanyard

Fat Quarter Make; Lanyard

A lanyard is one of those practical items that everyone can find a use for - whether it’s to hold your work pass, your keys or even your snips while you’re sewing! 

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Fat Quarter Make; Sunglasses Case

Fat Quarter Make; Sunglasses Case

All of my glasses end up being scratched or broken. Yes, I’m that person who just leaves them lying around or throws them in a bag with no protection. 

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Fat Quarter Make; Make Up Bag

Fat Quarter Make; Make Up Bag

I first made this style of make-up bag a few years ago and it’s something I have given as gifts many times - in fact just last week I made 6 of these for my son’s nursery staff as a thank you gift when he moved up to the next room. 

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Fat Quarter Projects; Mothers Day Gift Ideas

Fat Quarter Projects; Mothers Day Gift Ideas

With Mother's Day just around the corner - 27th March in the UK - I thought I'd put together a little round up of gift ideas to make with your stash of fat quarters from your SewHayleyJane boxes. These quick and simple projects won't take much more than an hour to whip up and are beautiful as well as practical.

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Fat Quarter Project; Cutlery Roll

Fat Quarter Project; Cutlery Roll

Hi everyone, Tamlyn here. This month’s nautical themed box had me dreaming of picnics on the beach, so my project this month is to make a roll-up cutlery carrying case.

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Fat Quarter Project; Garden Table Lunch Set

Fat Quarter Project; Garden Table Lunch Set

Hi everyone, Tamlyn here. When I saw this month’s tropical themed fat quarters, they instantly made me think of holidays and BBQs. As we are starting to enjoy some warmer weather here in the UK, I have designed a tutorial to make some fun & practical placemats for your garden table.

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