Today is Thread the Needle Day, so be inspired to thread your needle and make some awesome handmade soft furnishings for your home and garden.  

Decor and Homes

Pretty hearts made from scraps of spare fabric can make beautiful accessories for bedrooms and living areas.  

Today's Creative Blog

Sew a summer play tent for the children; they'll love it and it will help protect them from sun burn.  

Stitch Craft Create Ideas

Home-made cushions will give your home a truly unique look. Cushions are also a great way to use up your fabric remnants.  


Keep the dust off your sewing machine by making your own dust-cover.  

Squawk Fox

Making your own curtains and drapes gives the opportunity to use any fabric pattern and colour your want.  

Threads Magazine

If you don't fancy sewing try using old sewing patterns to make your own decoupage table top. It may not be actual sewing but it could still be counted to be within the spirit of the day.  

All About You

Hand made toys always look amazing in a child's room as an accent that is practical and fun.  


Hand-made place setting are an easy project for beginners.  

Bath Knight Blog

Make a draught excluder now ready in time to stop those annoying winter draughts chilling your home.  

From The Home Stead

Keep your toaster clean by making it a quirky cover that suits the style of your kitchen.  

vit House

Make your own Roman blinds - there's kits available to make life easier for you.

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