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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Handworked Buttonhole Tutorial

The buttonhole: A simple, practical piece of thread engineering that stops our clothes from falling off (or bits of us…

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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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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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Singer 14SH754 Overlocker Tutorial Part 2 – Different seam finishes

Following on from my last post and video, here is part 2. This video will introduce the main seams you…

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Singer 14SH754 Overlocker Tutorial Part 1 – Threading

So a little diversion as I present another video tutorial; this time about an overlocker. The Singer 14SH754 has become…

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Home Tailored Suit Part 7 – Waistcoat

Back to the 3-piece tailored suit make and time to make the waistcoat. If you have missed the previous instalments…

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Home Tailored suit Part 5 – Collar and sleeves

I left you last time with the lapels finished and half of the collar complete. Today we will finish the…

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