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So as you know I blog as part of the Minerva Crafts Bloggers Network. Well here is my latest make – Camouflage Trousers: Click the photo to read the story in full     Until next time……..Happy Sewing!Read More →

Big Stitch

A while back I blogged about the true cost of fashion: Highlighting the impact of cheap clothing and looking at the huge waste generated around the world. I also looked at how you can do something by using charity shops. Well the BHF (British Heart Foundation) is launching a new campaign and competition – The Big Stitch. This is what they have to say: The Big Stitch Throughout July 2017, the British Heart Foundation (BHF)Read More →

Well I have been very bad, I have not Blogged since April! I’m not going to give you any excuses apart from the fact I have been busy sewing. Yes thats it, I have been making lots of different things and honestly, became caught up in it. As you know my blog posts are, generally, informative with tutorials and how-to guides so it was quite nice to just sew and not think about blogging everyRead More →

I have been a little busy lately finishing off some lovely chiffon dresses for a special client (photos coming soon) but posted a little video clip on Instagram showing the hem being rolled using my overlocker. A tiny rolled hem in sheer/light fabrics is beautiful and doing them on the overlocker is pure joy. I had loads of requests for me to make a tutorial so here it is. I have also mentioned in theRead More →

overlocker2

Following on from my last post and video, here is part 2. This video will introduce the main seams you can create with your overlocker. It looks at 4, 3 and 2 threads (including how to convert the machine into 2 thread stitching) and includes the Flatlock and Super-stretch. I hope this helps you and you have a go at a few more seam finishes with your overlocker. Until next time……..Happy SewingRead More →

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