How to start Sewing – book review

A while back I posted about sewing books and in particular some of the hidden gems you can find. One…

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How to Find More Time to Sew

The greatest foe of any sewing enthusiast is without a doubt, time. You can’t allow yourself to neglect certain important…

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A Cut Above – The ‘New’ Ernest Wright

Ernest Wright have been making scissors in Sheffield since 1902 and have gone through many ups and downs. After 112…

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Handworked Milanese Buttonholes

So in my last post I introduced you to handworked buttonholes. I promised I would show you the Milanese version…

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Basting – Not just for Turkeys!

I was chatting today in a Facebook sewing group and discussing hand sewing and this led me to talk about…

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Lets talk about Tracing Paper

There comes a time in everyones sewing adventures when things get a little more complex, usually starting with the patterns…

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Sewing rather than Blogging

Well I have been very bad, I have not Blogged since April! I’m not going to give you any excuses…

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Rolled Hem Overlocker tutorial

I have been a little busy lately finishing off some lovely chiffon dresses for a special client (photos coming soon)…

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