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 [...]

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 [...]