Craft Hoarding: 8 Tips to Stop the Stuff From Taking Over

Craft Hoarding: 8 Tips to Stop the Stuff From Taking Over

Craft Hoarding: 8 Tips to Stop the Stuff From Taking Over Whether you have a whole room devoted to sewing, or whether your stuff is stashed behind the bedroom door, lots of us often find ourselves with same problem. We find ourselves craft hoarding and It takes over. The fabric pile becomes a mountain. The […]

How to Sew In an Invisible Zip

How to Sew In an Invisible Zip

How to Sew In an Invisible Zip When it comes to sewing, zips are tricky, and knowing how to sew in an invisible zip is especially so. If you’re sewing something using a pattern, the proper way of attaching the zip is often fiddly and awkward and the results are possible less than perfect. Or if you’re sewing […]

How to Make Clothes Without a Pattern

How to Make Clothes Without a Pattern

How to Make Clothes Without a Pattern Can I Make Clothes Without a Pattern? A couple of years ago I started asking myself whether it was possible to make clothes without a pattern. Was it possible for somebody with no formal training to make something completely from scratch? Would it be enough to arm myself […]

How to Knit If You Are a Crocheter

How to Knit If You Are a Crocheter

How to Knit If You Are a Crocheter Within the last few months, I have discovered something I suspected all along. I am a knitter. Not much of a knitter, at least not yet! But I am a knitter and I have knitted a sock. Ta da! I’ve been sewing and crocheting since I was […]

How to Draft a Trouser Pattern

How to Draft a Trouser Pattern

How to Draft a Trouser Pattern One of the things I love about sewing for little ones is that they don’t care about what other people think! My youngest boy, Cosmo, is 4. He doesn’t think in terms of some things being for boys and other things being for girls, he just thinks about whether […]