The Sewing Gem Christmas Gift Guide

The Sewing Gem Christmas Gift Guide

If you need present ideas for a sewer in your life then we have you covered. Take a look at our Christmas gift guide...
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Christmas Stockings

Christmas Stockings

Here's a quick how to make Christmas stockings. Make one as a decoration for the tree or twenty-four and use them as an advent calendar. Enlarge the pattern and make a stocking for Santa to fill.
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The support layer that could just hold your strapless dress in place!

The support layer that could just hold your strapless dress in place!

This year's Christmas dress challenge is creating a support layer to keep everything in place. It will be a fairly simple dress from the outside, but with a whole load of experimenting and engineering underneath to give the girls some extra support. If you're interested in finding out how I'm doing this read on.

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Tadah! Festival Dresses

Tadah! Festival Dresses

Firstly I would like to begin by saying that I LOVE this pattern. It could not be more perfect for the Brisbane Summer (as long as it is worn with sunscreen!). Sizes range from 1-12. It offers quite a few different options  - three bodice fronts, four bodice backs and three skirt options, plus optional pockets and ruffle sleeves. 
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Christmas Napkins - How To

Christmas Napkins - How To

This morning I decided whip up a few napkins for the table this festive season. If you fancy doing the same keep reading...

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