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Fire blanket cover tutorial

9 Apr


This fire blanket cover tutorial is designed for blanket measuring 100 x 130 cm (39,4 x 51,2 “)

Begin by making a pattern height 43½cm x width 23cm (17,1″ x 9”) These measures include seam allowance. Cut the fabric in two identical-size pieces. We used Ada&Ina’s Chevron & Chervil white linen fabrics. Click images below to enlarge.

After your fabric is cut make a 2 ½ cm (1″) hem to the short edge of the fabric. Cut two pieces of velcro measuring 5cm (2″) and arrange them on top of the hem. Make sure they are on the same positions.

Sew two seams to secure the velcro and the hem. Turn the two fabrics right sides together and attach with needles. To form a pouch sew the long sides and finally the top edge of the fabric.

Turn the pouch right side up and sew the top edge. Then measure about 4cm (1,57″) from the edge and sew again. The eyelet will be  installed between these stitches. We used Prym eyelets and washers 14 mm diameter. Here’s also a great video how to do it yourself.

DIY Tea cosy tutorial

3 Apr



You will need:

  • 2 pcs of top fabric measuring 33cm(width) by 30cm(height) with rounded corners. The fabric used is Ada & Ina’s Azig Yellow linen fabric. We now have a slightly different colour – Azig Mustard.
  • 2pcs of lining fabric and padding, both size 33cm by 30 cm
  • Top fabric for the loop 10cm by 5cm
  • sewing tools

 The dimensions of the finished tea cosy are 33cm by 27cm


Begin by cutting the fabric. Lay the top and lining fabric right sides together and sew from the bottom side.

Arrange both  sewn pieces open on the table right sides together. Place the padding on the wrong sides of the fabric. Loop on the top is not necessary but if you want to do it, put it on place now before you sew the pieces together. Make sure that the seams are aligned.

Start sewing pieces together beginning from the lining fabrics upper edge. Be sure to leave opening for turning.

Pull the fabric through the opening right side up. Sew the opening,  then push the lining fabric inside the top fabric and you’re done.

Feel free to share this project! Just remember to link back to us: www.linenfabrics.co.uk/linen-aspirations


Linen clothing from Japan

23 Apr


These cute outfits were made by Kumi from Japan. We love their unique retro look. They are perfect for the summer and they go so well with this summer’s romantic trends. Forget the standard boring linen pants and make yourself something more dearing. These are a bit boudoir style but still perfectly wearable out side of the house as well.