Whilst sewing samples or practising sewing techniques could be thought of as boring I have come to the realisation that there are huge benefits to be had. As a very visual and kinaesthetic learner I am surprised at myself that I hadn't realised this before now, but there you go, I'm there now!
I love invisible zippers - I find them quick and easy to insert. They can also be shortened, which means as long as your zipper is longer (rather than shorter) that you need it will work for your project. Perhaps this is a good way of using up extra long zippers that you are wondering if you'll ever need.Read more
Why learn to sew in today’s modern world? Clothes are cheap, readily available and who doesn’t love hitting the shops? It is also a hobby that can have a reputation of being something your Nanna would do! But in this consumer world we live, perhaps striving to make something completely unique, that fits you perfectly and is made from beautiful, high quality fabrics has a certain charm and appeal. Plus if you manage to pull it off, it almost certainly won’t seem nanna-ish.Read more