This page is a resource page those who have come to my workshops and would like a few tutorials or simple patterns to get started. For free 'Make Your Mother Proud' patterns to print off, please scroll down to bottom of the page.

All patterns are suitable for beginners, they are fun to make and adorable too!

All the items here are available as downloads as a PDF zip file and

consist of A4 pages including templates, instructions and diagrams.


click on the image to open and print a file or tutorial link


Patterns are not for commercial use. Copyright Fiona Hesford. All Rights Reserved.

Some applique templates

How to measure for your

size of dress pattern

How to make lovely bunting

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How to make an envelope cushion

How to make a simple elasticated skirt

How to make a lined tote bag

(shape only)

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How to make a retro pinny

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How to insert a magnetic clasp

(you tube link with a lovely American lady)

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How a stitch is made

click the image for a fascinatinating short film clip

mini bags

How to make a lined zipped

cosmetics bag and matching tissue holder

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Bunting ABC templates

free printable download

(print to fit size A4 paper)

How to print off and construct pdf sewing patterns by Tilly and the buttons

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