I finally completed a long overdue task and sorted out my fabric stash which is how I discovered a long ago purchased piece of floral jersey material. I bought it on a whim – as a lot of you well know, sometimes you just have to have a piece of fabric! It can be the… Continue reading 15 Minute Make….Knot Fabric Headband
Do you know someone who is mad on superheroes? Do they dream to one day be a superhero themselves? Make their dream come true with this quick and simple personalised superhero cape! What you will need: Red polycotton (Measure the length you would like the cape to be – this is how much fabric you… Continue reading How To Make…A Superhero Cape!
Aah, the humble tote bag! Practical, dependable, robust….and essential in the days of the carrier bag charge! Use it for shopping, trips to the library, days at the beach – whatever the occasion, a tote bag is a useful item to have around and this tutorial shows you how to make your own. You don’t need a… Continue reading How To Make….A Tote Bag with Plaited Handles
Sewing patterns have loads of information on them but do you know what it all means? It’s all there to help you – from choosing suitable fabric and quantity needed, what else you will need and most important of all, how to make the garment to fit your measurements. So let’s start by looking at the… Continue reading Understanding Pattern Envelopes
The right sewing machine will be your lifelong friend. I’ve been sewing all my life and don’t remember a time when a sewing machine wasn’t around. My auntie was a tailor and as a youngster I would sit and watch her – if I was good I’d be allowed to do little bits. I can’t… Continue reading Choosing The Right Sewing Machine