Sew a draught-excluder
Keep draughts at bay with a pretty patchwork draught excluder
From oddments of fabric, cut five rectangles measuring 20cm x 30cm and two circles 11cm in diameter.
To make: Stitch seams with right sides of fabric together, taking 1cm seam allowances. Pin and stitch long sides of rectangles together to make one long strip. Press seam allowances open. Pin and stitch long sides of strip together, leaving a gap for turning through. Press seam allowances open. Pin and stitch circles to end of strip. Turn right side out and fill with polybeads. Stitch up gap in seam.
Feature: Janet Palmer. Photos: Richard Burns. Illustrations: Terry Evans