How to Add a Piped Hem to Your Pyjama Bottoms

2020-08-27T22:26:12+01:00April 18th, 2018|Tutorials|

So you'd like to learn how to add a piped hem to pyjama bottoms? Up-cycling and customising clothing is such a satisfying process and learning how to add a piped hem is such a great way to do this!. Seeing your garment transform into something really unique creates an [...]

A Quick and Neat Alternative to Backstitching

2020-08-27T22:26:36+01:00October 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 Choose Your Sewing Pattern Size

2020-08-27T22:28:35+01:00September 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 Clean a Front Loading Sewing Machine

2020-08-27T22:29:05+01:00September 5th, 2014|Tips & Tricks|

Believe it or not, regular cleaning and maintenance of your sewing machine is an essential part of keeping it running smoothly, reducing your servicing bills and trips to the sewing machine repairs centre and ultimately extending its overall life. So what's there to be cleaned in a sewing machine you [...]