Crafts · crochet

How to Crochet a headband (Beginner) – Back to crochet -Practice log (Craft)

Bonjour everyone! Recently I’m back to crochet as my main hobby for now. I’m learning the basic skill for crochet and here I’m, I’ve done some basic stitches for my daily practice log and I did my very first project, headband. A simple one for beginner.

Now I feel more easier to do crochet cause I’ve learn most of the basic stitches like Single crochet, double, half double and treble, of cause slip knot, magic ring and so on. Once you start crocheting you will never want to stop. Now I feel more confident to do my projects, cause previously I started without any skill and straight move on to make a project. The feeling and now is totally different. I feel I can crochet on my own now with videos tutorial. If you love crochet, you should try, learn all the basic first include like holding your hook and all, especially for people who love crochet and they just started without any knowledge.

Tips:

  • Take your time and watch some tutorial videos and follow along.
  • Don’t rush straight to project. Spend some time and build up the basic and practice.

I’m glad to share my experience with you just a short post and hope it’s helps you along.

Happy Crochet-ing!

Crafts · Sewing

Sewing Project: Hand Sew a Zip Pouch / Wallet

Hello! Welcome to my blog! I’m wondering what project can sew for my next project, I came out an idea of sewing this small little wallet pouch. With easy and beautiful design fabric which I bought from my local retailer shop.

I’m Posting this post on How to sew a Zip wallet/Pouch. I just randomly did this and I will guide thru step by step.

Materials you need:

Needle & Thread

– pair of scissor

Zipper (cheap one will do, go ahead and use good one as your choice.)

Fabric of your choice

Ruler

Fold the fabric to 2 pieces, Cut fabric with size length 20cm, width 13cm. Same for fabric and lining.

Turn the fabric to the face from good side to good side and sew the side with straight or Mattress stitch. Only sew left and right side. Leave the top side for the zipper.

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So when you turn back outside, it will look like this. With nice hem. This is why I love to use this stitch. (Picture shown on hand sew)

Same goes to the lining, sew 2 side.

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Once you’re done, Slot the lining in to the main fabric facing good side.

Align the zip to the fabric and sew on. You may use needle to mark the part that you want to sew, it’s makes it easier.

For the ending of the zip, you can sew it to the fabric from the inside. Try to adjust then sew to secure it.

And you’re done!

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Came across one of my local shop that sells most of the crafts accessories, i found a leather label which can match my wallet. It’s turns out perfectly fit my wallet. I love this little label is a little girl with a little pet dog. bought it at $3.50. It’s very easy to put on, come with a small round pin for the 4 sides hole. Just have to mark out the position which you want it to put on the fabric. And you are done! One hand sew wallet with a label on it. Just like your own brand! This hand sew may not look nice but I will keep practice and at the same time I will post on how’s my progress going. Enjoy!

Do check out my another post on How to sew a perfect Zip Pouch using sewing machine!

Happy Sewing!