Creating the perfect Collar point

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So as you know I make a lot of shirts, Jackets, coats etc. etc and one of the biggest problems is getting a good point. By that, I mean a point on the collar or the notch in a lapel. Well here is a little video that might help. Until next time……Happy Sewing!


Great British Sewing Bee Live – Ticket winners!

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We have winners! Yes tonight I pulled names from a pot to win tickets to the Great British Sewing Bee Live event in September. In fact, I even did it live on Facebook! (Not particularly well, as the video was back-to-front!) but…. Anyway here are the lucky names: Sava Andric Richard Craven Lesley C Foster […]

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Free Great British Sewing Bee Tickets!

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Following on from my last post I have an amazing give-away. Free tickets to The Great British Sewing Bee Live event. September 21st to 24th at ExCel London. You know you want one of these!


The Great British Sewing Bee – Live

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I know we have all been missing this years instalment of the Great British Sewing Bee on television but…… Something exciting is happening! Something you can be part of too. A new sewing and dressmaking show ‘The Great British Sewing Bee Live‘ is taking place from 21st to 24th September at ExCel in London. Sewing […]


Latest Minerva Crafts Bloggers Make

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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!

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BHF – The Big Stitch

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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 […]

Sewing rather than Blogging

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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, […]

Rolled Hem Overlocker tutorial

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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 […]