5 Reasons Why you Should Learn to Sew Knits

2017-01-25T14:19:34+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Tips & Tricks|

If you are reading this chances are you may be feeling scared of stretch fabrics, or better even terrified to learn to sew knits! Am I right?! Let's face it... Sewing knits can be a daunting prospect for many who have never ventured into the world of stretch fabrics [...]

How to Choose Your Sewing Pattern Size

2016-10-20T06:10:54+00:00 September 22nd, 2014|Tips & Tricks|

How to choose your sewing patterns size How to choose your sewing pattern size? Good question! Here is a classic scenario which may sound familiar to many of you :-)  You've got yourself a brand new sewing pattern and you're excited about making it up. FAB! You eagerly [...]

How to Choose the Best Thread for your Project

2016-10-20T06:10:54+00:00 July 24th, 2014|Tips & Tricks|

When you learn to sew there are many questions and doubts that go through your mind..one of them being- What thread is best to use for my sewing project? Well that's a very good sewing question to ask and despite some differing opinions, I believe that when you learn to [...]

How to Turn your Sewing Machine Hand Wheel

2016-10-20T06:10:54+00:00 April 4th, 2014|Tips & Tricks|

I first started sewing on a 1970s mechanical machine I borrowed from a friend. She quickly run me through the basics of threading it, winding the bobbin and sewing straight stitches, before wishing me luck as I left full of excitement and anticipation at the thought off all the sewing [...]