Jamberry nail wraps put to the Deal or Dud test

Must have…..save us alot more then goin to the salons ever week more many to spend on fabric…lol


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Summer is finally here and a lot of moms want great looking nails that will hold up to the long days at the pool with their kids.

That’s what this Deal or Dud product promises. FOX8’s Melissa Painter puts Jamberry nail wraps to the Deal or Dud test.

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Beginner’s Tutorial – How To Sew A Shopping Bag

So easy and so fun

Did You Make That?

I thought I’d use my recent foray into sewing TEN shopping bags as an opportunity to supply a tutorial on these makes.

A project like this is ideal for a beginner Sewist. You don’t need to fit anything to your own body – bonus! Plus, from cutting out to final stitch this shouldn’t take much more than an hour.

You’ll also learn how to do a French seam – one of the simplest but most highly rated sewing techniques you can learn. I use it whenever possible and it’s often used in couture sewing. It’s a truly egalitarian technique, open to novices and experts alike. And it’s soooo neat.

The materials

You will need:

  • Stiff cotton. I believe the fabric I used was curtain material, bought for £2.50 a metre from Saeed Fabrics, Walthamstow.
  • Matching thread.
  • A cute little label if you’d like one for your make. You can buy…

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