Tag Archives: sewing help

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.

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Change the Width of Your Elastic – A Quick Fix

Have you ever found yourself mid-project, in need of some elastic of a specific width and only able to find something too wide in your stash?

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Beginner’s Guide to Sewing – How to Gather with Elastic

The last in my Beginner’s Guide to Sewing series of Youtube video tutorials filmed with Cico shows you how to attach elastic directly to garments to create ruching and gathers.

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Beginner’s Guide to Sewing – How to Use an Edgestitch Foot for Neat Topstitching

Do you go cold at the thought of topstitching, run for the hills if it’s in a contrast thread colour?!

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Beginner’s Guide to Sewing – Using an Overcasting Foot to Neaten Seam Allowances

 

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Beginner’s Guide to Sewing – How, Where and Why to Staystitch

 

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Beginner’s Guide to Sewing – How to Understitch and Where to Understitch

 

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