With the warmer months approaching, at least for those of you in the northern hemisphere, it’s time to think about keeping things cool when it gets hot outside. There’s no simpler way to do this than with using insulated fabric when you sew. Insulated Fabrics Keep Things Hot OR Cold … Continue reading →
My carpet tote bag is the result of my never-ending desire to make bags with unusual materials. It’s also, the result from impulse buying… I was looking for some materials that I could use instead of leather, and I was practicing my usual “whatever catches my eye” technique. This is something I do often, … Continue reading →
How much are your sewing skills worth? Are you being rewarded financially for your hard work and skill? If so, how much should you charge? These are just a few of the many questions about sewing for money that have been asked on our chat group. (In case you didn’t … Continue reading →
Buying fabric is something we all seamstresses can agree to make us so very happy. The adventure of creating something beautiful and new or simply the desire to possess such fabric moves us to buy and horde it until inspiration suddenly hits us. A question I often get but most … Continue reading →
Have you ever wanted to apply a bias tape to a v-neck and did not know how? This quick and easy tutorial will show you how to do this and is appropriate for woven and knit fabrics. This kind of technique can be use when you do not want to sew … Continue reading →
THIS GIVEAWAY OFFER IS NOW CLOSED. PLEASE CHECK BACK FREQUENTLY FOR FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES. Hi Everyone, in the spirit of “no good deed goes unpunished”, I want to make this super popular pattern free to everyone for the next week. Sometimes I’m tempted to believe that rather cynical phrase “no good … Continue reading →
This summer blouse pattern is a way of remembering a friend and a gift to the many ladies that have been asking for a blouse that can cover the forearms. There are five big requests I get when the weather starts to get warmer. One of them is a blouse … Continue reading →
We’ve really been overwhelmed with the support we’ve received from all our readers over on Ko-Fi –pronounced like “coffee”. (I can barely sleep with all the caffeine… just kidding..) When we introduced the platform a few weeks ago, I didn’t know how everyone would react. Turns our many readers are … Continue reading →
The Greatest Discovery In The History Of Dyeing Fabric It’s the Easter vacation of 1856, Cable Street, east London, and a young William H. Perkin is hunched over his laboratory table. Fumes and gasses rise up from his work and struggle to filter out of the tiny windows of the … Continue reading →
Are You Struggling To Keep Hand Sanitizer With You All The Time? If you’re trying to keep clean and healthy during this health crisis, I’m sure you, like me, use a lot of hand sanitizer. When I go to the grocery store, not only do I wear gloves, but I … Continue reading →
Metal purse frames patterns are not so easy to come by because of the enormous number of sizes and shapes, but it is very easy to make your own just by following a few very important steps. Let me show you how. I have been trying for quite some time … Continue reading →
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