A Quick and Neat Alternative to Backstitching

2017-10-13T13:49:46+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Tips & Tricks|

Did you know that there is there such a thing as an alternative to backstitching? Sometimes backstitching is not always the best option when securing a seam. Maybe you know what I'm trying to get at here? Let me explain a bit better. There may come a time when you're [...]

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 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 [...]