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Category Archives: Sewing Help
How to Transfer Pattern Markings
Christmas Gift Sewing Ideas
Customising: How to Print with Freezer Paper
Here’s a quick and professional looking way to customise a shop bought t-shirt, using a freezer paper; brilliant stuff that’s been used by patchwork and quilters for years.
Posted in Customising, Sewing Help
Tagged Customising, easy fabric painting, easy fabric printing, fabric painting, fabric printing with freezer paper, fabric printing with stencils, freezer paper, how to customise a t-shirt, how to use freezer paper, printing with freezer paper, stencilling, Wendy Ward
Shop Your Stash – Planning Your Makes
For the last 3 months I’ve been talking about how to use your leftover fabric scraps, organising and de-cluttering your fabric stash and how to pair your newly organised fabrics and patterns into winning combinations. The last of this mini series is all about planning your projects; to make best use of your time, to avoid stressful sewing and to improve your skills and knowledge.
Posted in Sewing Help, Sustainable Sewing
Tagged fabric burn test, fabric checklist, fabric guide, fibre content, how to burn test fabric, know your fabric, know your fibres, plan your sewing, sewing help, sewing tips, shop your stash, stash busing projects, stash busting, use your stash, Wendy Ward
Shop Your Stash – Matching Patterns to Fabrics
For the last 2 months I’ve been talking about how to use and organise your leftover scrap fabrics and your fabric stash. So now you have a beautifully edited and organised stash of fabric, but no doubt you also have a pattern stash?! Here are my tips for how to streamline and organise your pattern collection and a quick guide for teaming fabrics with patterns.