Spring is on the way – exciting new plans for March!

Hi! My name is Kate, I’m the social media manager here at Buttonbag. I live in East Devon with my husband and our children Neve and Henry and assorted pets! In my spare time, I can be found running along the coastal paths near my home, baking at my...

4th March 2020

Make it for Mum – ideas for mother’s day gifts (no 49)

Mother’s day homemade present idea: hand-made fabric tea-cup and saucer We’ve created an easy how-to tutorial for these hand-made, hand-sewn fabric tea cup and saucer. You only need a small rectangle of fabric –  A4 size should be fine and some felt. The felt is to make it stiffer...

25th March 2019

Mother’s day homemade cards and handmade presents – how to make a fabric patch

An easy-to follow craft tutorial for making homemade Mother's Day cards and presents using handmade felt and fabric patches

18th March 2019

Make Your own Nativity Scene Peg Dolls

Make a peg doll Nativity Scene Grab some old-fashioned pegs and make a traditional nativity scene using our patterns and instructions. You will need: Old-fashioned dolly pegs Pipe-cleaners Wool Fabric & Felt scraps for  costumes and animals An empty  toilet roll (for the manger) Scissors, glue, needle & thread...

12th December 2018

Easy Felt Christmas Tree-shaped Christmas Tree decorations –

Christmas Tree Christmas Tree decorations These simple Christmas Tree decorations are made from simple felt  shapes and stitched with a running stitch. You can  sew the buttons on before of after stitching the two together.   You will need  Felt  –  or alternative fabric embroidery thread buttons small amount...

2nd December 2018