30th January 2018

Make a cat eye sleep mask!

We could all do with a few more zzzz’s every night, couldn’t we? That’s why this cat eye sleep mask is a perfect way to have a great night’s sleep! And it’s so easy to whip up using your Oekaki Renaissance machine! What do you need? Front fabric Backing fabric …

31st October 2017

Sew a monstrous Halloween treat bag

Happy Halloween! To get you ready for trick-or-treating, why not make this quick and easy felt monster bag to carry your sweet treats? You will need: Green felt: (2) 5’x 9.5″ Black felt: (2) 2″x 9.5″ and (1) 3”x 15” (for bag strap) Red fabric: (1) 3″x 5″ Take one …

20th October 2017

Take your loose leaf tea with you!

Are you a tea fan? Now that the winter is knocking, there’s nothing better than a nice work cuppa after a long day. Now to make life easier you can enjoy your speciality loose leaf tea easily with one of these lovely tea holders. To start, collect your tea filters …

29th August 2017

Oekaki Renaissance Sewalongs at John Lewis

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We have some exciting news for all of you, the Oekaki Renaissance is coming to John Lewis! Our wonderful range will now be available in John Lewis Bluewater, John Lewis Oxford Street and Peter Jones Sloane Square, with even more store availability coming in October across 17 John Lewis stores. …

31st July 2017

Sewing athleticwear on your Oekaki

  For any keen sewist, sewing your own activewear can be hugely exciting but also has it’s own unique challenges. Here are some top tips for sewing activewear ready for the summer ahead. The good news is that the Oekaki machine can easily handle the challenges of sewing activewear. This …

30th June 2017

Whip up workspace storage!

No matter what your workspace looks like, whether it’s a full blown sewing room or just a little nook in the family room, we could all do with a bit more storage. This project lets you create some customisable workspace storage with minimal sewing, letting you spend the time at …

27th June 2017

Decades of Machines: National Sewing Machine Day

This month saw an important national day for us sewists, National Sewing Machine Day! To celebrate the event earlier this month, we’ve put together some lovely vintage inspo for sewing machine fans everywhere. Take a look through our timeline of design. Which era is your favourite? The Very First The …

04th April 2017

Sew an Easter Inspired Tablet Case

Decorate a tablet case with an Easter inspired design perfect for protecting your device. Start by making a template. It should be an inch wider than your tablet and two inches taller. Then prepare your decoration. We cut this rabbit silhouette from scrap fabric. Why not use a joyful mix …

20th March 2017

Show Mum you care with an embroidered card

    Sewing on paper, with a sewing machine? Really? Yep! With the Oekaki Renaissance you can sew on paper to make your very own stitched greetings cards! This card is made using whatever cute decorations you want to make to personalise it for each occasion.       You …