Sewing technique · Uncategorized

Sharp pins!

Don't just carry on sewing when you've pricked your finger! Unless you are sewing red, that is. 😉

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Clothes · Uncategorized

Making clothes not worth your time?

I've been hearing it a lot lately: "making clothes is not worth my time". Sometimes people have been implying that I waste my life away making my clothes. Some people even said so. Not worth your time? So, how many days a year do you walk about naked? Most people wear clothes every day of… Continue reading Making clothes not worth your time?

Overcasting

The battle of the Titans: zig-zag versus overlock

Oh! Let's open this Pandora's box... For two thirds of my sewing life I didn't have an overlocker - couldn't afford one, and was getting on just fine without it. Then I chanced upon a good deal, bought one and could not understand how on Earth I could live without one all those years... The… Continue reading The battle of the Titans: zig-zag versus overlock