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  • How to make a re-useable Shopping Bag by Kym
    Kym very kindly shared her Instructions for making the popular re-useable Shopping Bags that you can keep in your handbag and un-fold when you need them.
    Thanks so much Kym
    Posted: Thursday 6 August 2020
  • How to make a Cushion
    Mastered machine embroidery, but not so confident on your sewing machine? Start with a cushion - Darina shares 3 ways to complete a cushion with a professional finish, so you can confidentially show off your beautiful embroidery designs
    Posted: Thursday 12 March 2020
  • How to make a Christmas Table Runner
    Darina uses a quick easy method to make, join and bind her embroidered blocks, which creates a beautiful professional finish for her Table runner.
    Posted: Saturday 30 November 2019
  • How to make a Christmas Tree Skirt
    This tree skirt sample consists of embroidered, jelly roll and stippled blocks from Kreative kiwi, but can be made with any design you like
    Posted: Saturday 30 November 2019
  • How to make Burp Cloths from Purchased Towels
    Posted: Sunday 18 August 2019
  • How to make a Sewing Machine Cover
    Darina has done it again! Here she shares how you can spruce up your Sewing Room with not only a pretty cover for your Machine, but a practical mat (which stops machine vibration) with handy snap on pockets to hold your bits and pieces
    Posted: Friday 31 May 2019
  • How to make a very cute Child's Apron
    Darina is inspiring us again, with her very cute Aprons for her Grand-daughters - Darina kindly shares her Instructions
    Posted: Wednesday 27 February 2019
  • Free In the hoop Tea Bag Holder
    Our very clever Cathy kreated this very cute Tea Bag Holder using our Free In the hoop Tea Cup. Thanks so much for sharing Cathy
    Posted: Friday 15 February 2019
  • How to make a Sleeping Bag for Dolly - version 2
    Everyone absolutely Loved Darina's In the hoop Sleeping Bag for Ted. Now Darina shares how to make a Sleeping Bag to fit any size doll/teddy
    Posted: Friday 1 February 2019
  • How to make a Quilt as you go Table Runner
    Ever wonder what 'Quilt as you go' means - Sue kindly shares how she made her Mandala 'Quilt as you Go' Table Runner, which shows how to Quilt as you go!
    Posted: Friday 1 February 2019
  • How to make a  Reversible Table Runner
    Need a Table Runner pattern that you can use with just about any Embroidery Design, and can make to any length? Plus it's reversible! Darina shares her beautiful Table Runner pattern with us
    Posted: Wednesday 23 January 2019
  • How to make this quick and cute Gift Bag
    Cathy shares another beautiful project.
    Posted: Friday 7 December 2018
  • How to add to our Notebook Cover to make a Bible Cover with Straps
    Suzanne has very kindly shared how she modified our In the hoop Notebook Cover to add straps, closing flap, pen holder and a pocket for her amazing Bible Cover.
    Also Suzanne has shared the embroidery files to create matching Straps
    Thank you so much Suzanne
    Posted: Monday 26 November 2018
  • How to make a Crazy Patch I-Pad Pouch
    Want to know how to create a unique, personal, but very very practical gift?
    Darina shares how she makes her I-Pad Pouch.
    Posted: Monday 29 October 2018
  • How to make Blanky Ted
    Kym shares another 'kreative' way to enhance our Free In the hoop Teddy
    Posted: Sunday 28 October 2018
  • How to make In the hoop Sleeping Bags for Little Dolls
    Make a super cute gift for a little one when you make these gorgeous Sleeping Bags for little dolls.
    Darina shows us how
    Posted: Tuesday 25 September 2018
  • How to make your own Crazy Patch Fabric
    Faye shows us how to Up-cycle those favorite fabric scraps that you just cant throw away and make your own very unique Crazy Patch fabric.
    Posted: Tuesday 25 September 2018
  • How to make a fully lined Draw string Bag
    This is a nice project for a beginner. The bag has no zips, or, complicated bits, relying instead on a simple drawcord design to open/close and provide the carry back straps. Designed originally, as a swim bag, but is a versatile style of bag that can be used for many other purposes as well.
    Posted: Thursday 26 July 2018
  • Design Ideas - Pin Cushion
    Posted: Thursday 19 July 2018
  • How to make a Scissor Holder
    Posted: Thursday 19 July 2018
  • How to make a Coaster Holder
    Our Amazing Darina has done it again, with her innovative way to make a stunning Coaster Holder
    Posted: Monday 9 July 2018
  • How to make a Pocket Wall Hanger
    Ready for a project that's not only a wonderful way to showcase your Embroidery, but practical as well?
    Posted: Sunday 8 July 2018
  • How to make a Craft Basket
    Posted: Tuesday 19 June 2018
  • Faye's Fantastic Raggy Quilt Edging
    Have you been admiring Faye's gorgeous Quilts with the very cute Raggy edges? I know we have! Faye shares two ways to achieve this look (A great alternative to binding)
    Posted: Tuesday 19 June 2018
  • How to use our  Large Appliques to make a Bag Closing Flap
    How cute is this Giraffe Bag Pauline made!!
    We had so many queries asking for instructions, so I'm shamelessly copying her idea to show you how you can do it
    Posted: Thursday 17 May 2018
  • How to make a Quick Cuddly Fleece & Flannel Quilt
    Want to make a really quick Quilt - no wadding/batting required? Plus it will be the cuddliest (and cutest) Quilt
    Posted: Tuesday 24 April 2018
  • How to make a Casserole Carrier
    Posted: Friday 13 April 2018
  • Design Ideas to embellish  Baby Bibs
    Take a plain pre-made Bib, add a Large Animal Applique, and you have a unique gift for a little one. Faye has kindly shared how she made her very cute Sheep Bibs
    Posted: Wednesday 4 April 2018
  • How to make a Dolly Carry Basket
    Wondering what you can make for the little Girl who has everything? Darina's been making these beautiful Dolly Carry Baskets, and has very kindly shared her instructions with us all. Thanks so much Darina
    Posted: Wednesday 28 February 2018
  • Design Inspiration using our Crazy Patch Bookmark Design
    Once again, Cathy has kreatively enhanced our Crazy Patch Bookmark Design., to add a pen holder. A brilliant idea Cathy - Thank you so much for sharing
    Posted: Tuesday 20 February 2018
  • How to make a Lined Library Bag
    Darina has done it again. The finish on this Library Bag is so neat and professional looking - Its time to Grab some fabric, and add your favourite design!!
    Posted: Thursday 18 January 2018
  • How to make a Neck Warmer
    Cathy of Pickle Creations used our Flower Dragon Design on her Neck Warmer, and has very kindly shared her instructions. - Thanks Cathy
    Posted: Monday 8 January 2018
  • How to make a Book Bag
    It doesn't get much cuter than this! Download Cathy from Pickle Creations Instructions to create your own Book Bag
    Posted: Tuesday 14 November 2017
  • How to make a Raggy Quilt
    Ever wondered how to make a Raggy Quilt? Darina and Kim have outdone themselves with this one!!
    Posted: Monday 13 November 2017
  • How to make your own Binding
    You've spent hours on your project, now you need to bind the edges. Can't find a matching binding? Make your own! Darina shares her method of making her own binding - and creating perfect mitred corners
    Posted: Monday 13 November 2017
  • Design Inspiration using our Orange Peel Block to make a Tissue Box Cover
    We are very lucky to have Cathy from Pickle Creations share her Instructions for creating these beautiful Tissue Covers
    Posted: Monday 13 November 2017
  • How to Quilt a Reading Pillow Pocket
    Darina has done it again! There were so many queries asking how she quilted her reading pockets, so she has shared her instructions with you.
    Posted: Tuesday 10 October 2017
  • How To Make a Sewing Caddy
    Enjoy making yourself a very cute Sewing Caddy
    Instructions created and kindly shared by:
    Cathy of Pickle Creations
    Posted: Monday 14 August 2017 , 5 Comments
  • How To: Make a Fully Lined Tote Bag
    The minute Cathy posted her stunning Butterfly Bag to our Kreative Kiwi Group , she was inundated with questions asking how she made her Tote Bag. Cathy very kindly created these instructions and have shared them for you all!! Thank you so much Cathy for these very detailed instructions
    Posted: Tuesday 8 August 2017 , 4 Comments
  • How To:  Make a Reading Pillow
    Our Fantastic KK Admin Darina is at it again! Darina has shared how she creates her beautiful Reading Pillows
    Posted: Wednesday 2 August 2017 , 26 Comments
  • How To:  Make a Towel Topper from our Coaster Designs
    Posted: Thursday 20 July 2017 , 5 Comments
  • How To:  Make a Hooded Towel
    A big THANK YOU to our wonderful KK Admin Faye, who not only makes the cutest hooded Towels, but has created and shared her detailed Tutorial for you all
    Posted: Wednesday 19 July 2017
  • A Day on the Farm
    Wanting to make a cute practical gift for a little one? It doesn't get much cuter than Darina's Vinyl Placemats
    Posted: Tuesday 11 July 2017
  • Showcase your Embroidery Designs on Canvas
    If you are like me, you have many beautiful embroidery designs that you like, but you haven’t found that perfect project to showcase them. Putting them on a canvas is a really quick, easy, inexpensive and modern way to show off a design.
    Posted: Thursday 15 June 2017 , 1 Comments
  • How To:  Embroider on Paper Towels
    The lovely Suzanne Cook has created a PDF on how to embroider on paper towel or toilet paper. Have fun with this and don't forget to share your projects
    Thank you again Suzanne for taking the time to do this for us all! ♥
    Posted: Tuesday 13 June 2017

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