I’ve started to accumulate. Not just fabric, of course, we all need a sizable fabric stash in case of well, a zombie apocalypse or something, where we can’t get out to the fabric shop for a while. I’ve also started to accumulate some sewing tools. Small tools that make sewing … Continue reading →
We’ve been looking at sewing tools recently and asking if you can get better sewing results, save time in the sewing room or just have more fun if you spend more money. Covered so far: Sewing machines Seam rippers Today I’m looking at another sewing essential and something you use … Continue reading →
We looked in my earlier article on sewing tools at sewing machines. How much should you spend? Will buying an expensive machine make you a better sewer or get you better results. Or should you just go with the best machine your budget allows? I’m a frugal kinda gal and am … Continue reading →
As time goes on I seem to accumulate more and more sewing tools. Nothing wrong with that of course. I always am quite frugal with my spending though and wondered about whether it is worth spending more to get a ‘better quality’ tool that would give me ‘better’ sewing results … Continue reading →
I hope the series about spending in the sewing room has been interesting and useful these past few weeks. We’ve looked at whether spending more money on sewing tools, gadgets and gizmos can give you better sewing results, save you time or just make sewing more fun. Covered so far: … Continue reading →
Continuing today in our series about budget or quality sewing tools. Can you have more fun, save time, or get better sewing results if you spend more money on your sewing tools or on all the extra gadgets and sewing gizmos. In our previous articles: Your sewing machine – can you … Continue reading →
We’ve been looking at sewing tools recently and asking if you can get better sewing results, save time in the sewing room or just have more fun if you spend more money, or if the budget versions of your favorite tools are ‘good enough’. Covered so far: Sewing machines Seam … Continue reading →
Next in our series of articles on looking at tools and equipment in the sewing room and asking if buying a better/more expensive/high quality tool will make sewing faster, easier or just more fun. Can you sew well on a budget or will spending more money make you a better … Continue reading →
Generally as a rule, accuracy in sewing is important. Accurate cutting and sewing makes sure that pieces fit together as they should, end up the right size, and in clothing, that they actually fit as intended! In quilting too, accuracy is paramount for creating the pieced quilt blocks and tops. … Continue reading →
People sew for all kinds of reasons. Some, like me, consider sewing as a passionate hobby –which I practice as often as I can. Whereas for others, it can be a means of livelihood or sewing to sell. Whatever the reason you pursue this wonderful hobby, there is nothing wrong in … Continue reading →
This easy wrap dress pattern will allow you to be elegant in an effortless manner while giving you a dress that will survive many years. Those ladies that happen to have gone through the 70s would know this look well. A whole clothing empire was based on this design and … Continue reading →
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