Productivity Hacks For Crafters

Productivity Hacks For Crafters

Productivity Hacks for Crafters Making things takes time. There are often several steps involving doing different things. It’s messy. You need to spread things out. You need to make stuff but your family need to eat off the table. You need to cut out a dress and keep your sewing machine out, but you need […]

How to Plan a Sewing Project

How to Plan a Sewing Project

How to Plan a Sewing Project If you have read any of my other blog posts, you will probably have realised that I rarely use a pattern to make things. I prefer to come up with something myself from scratch. That way I end up with something that is just the way I want it. Usually. […]

What To Do When a Sewing Project Goes Wrong

What To Do When a Sewing Project Goes Wrong

What To Do When A Sewing Project Goes Wrong No matter how long you have been sewing for, it happens to all of us. An error of judgement, a mistake when measuring, pieces cut incorrectly, an omnivorous sewing machine. A sewing project that goes wrong. I have made dresses that were too small, clothes that […]

How to Fix a Jammed Sewing Machine

How to Fix a Jammed Sewing Machine

How to Fix a Jammed Sewing Machine It happens from time to time. You’re sewing away happily, perhaps hoping to get a project finished before your baby wakes up, or before you have to pick the kids up from school, or before midnight because you need to sleep! You can just imagine how lovely the thing […]

How to stop a dress form from falling over

How to stop a dress form from falling over

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a post called How to Alter a Dress Form. I have had my dress form, Betty, for a few years and she was too big. As I couldn’t use she was clutter that I just don’t have the room for, so I made the decision to get her […]