Soft Clutch Bag Pattern for your Collection: The Katherine Clutch

The soft clutch bag pattern is an easily adaptable pattern to make the clutch of your dreams.  This is the perfect accessory for cocktail parties, a dinner or a gift for Christmas. We owe this handy design concept to the House of Hermes when they first launched the Verrou Clutch, a … Continue reading

“Will Polyester Shrink?” & other Polyester Care Questions Answered

will polyester shrink

Will Polyester Shink?: Pretty and Practical Polyester Questions Answered Do you enjoy the easy, wash and wear convenience of modern polyester fabrics?  You can machine wash polyester with confidence, giving no thought to the question, “Will polyester shrink?”  It will not.  You can buy or sew garments with confidence they … Continue reading

Pincushion Patterns Galore: 125+ FREE Sewing Patterns

Pincushion Patterns

Pincushions are essential Pincushions are really one of those essential sewing tools.  Like solid sewing scissors and a good measuring tape, it’s almost impossible to imagine sewing properly without a good pincushion. Like many sewists, I actually have a few that serve different purposes.  I use the one I keep on … Continue reading

Easy Feather Trimming Tutorial -recycle and reuse

Easy Feather Trimming Tutorial

This is an easy feather trimming tutorial especially for those who live near a farm..  You may not have known, but you can use feathers as tasteful clothing embellishments that do not require constant washing.  Feathers can embellish everything from hats to gorgeous frocks and everything in between.  Feathers are … Continue reading