Hand Stitching A Hem - Blind Catch Stitch

Hand Stitching A Hem - Blind Catch Stitch

For those of you who prefer to hem by hand read on to find out how to sew a blind catch stitch.
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How To Shorten An Invisible Zipper

How To Shorten An Invisible Zipper

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.
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Monnie the Mini Mannequin and Sample Sewing!

Monnie the Mini Mannequin and Sample Sewing!

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! 

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Advice for the Beginner Sewist

Advice for the Beginner Sewist

So you've decided you'd like to give this sewing thing a go - read on to learn how.  
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Find Your Sewing Mojo

Find Your Sewing Mojo

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. 
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