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A tigress never matches her stripes- The Rosie Dress.

Hey there Sew pals,

I hope all of your navigational equipment is working in the noggin and you are finding a way through August.
All is well at FOB HQ, I’ve had a few fabric deliveries and had some time not only to sew for myself, but a few gifts for my favourite ladies. 843 more words


Understanding an overlocker

These are not overly common for a lot of sewers for several reasons; including cost or simply not knowing they exist. In the UK they are known as overlockers but in the USA they are known as Sergers. 583 more words


What Needles and Thread to Use in your Overlocker

Overlockers use specific needles that are designed for both stretch and woven fabrics, which means there isn’t any need to use ballpoint needles.

You may remember that my overlocker is a Janome 9200D and it takes HA X 1SP needles. 223 more words


Meet My New Serger - Brother 1034D

Obviously the past few weeks have been replete with a whole host of different developments for me – most of which have made it to… 1,463 more words

Product Review

If there's one thing I wish I was good at..

.. It would be sewing!

When I was still in college I took a course in sewing and design and I thought it was so much fun. 240 more words


Briar Sweater #SewMyStyle

For this month’s #SewMyStyle the pattern was Briar Tee and Sweater by Megan Nielsen Patterns.

To make it I used scuba fabric purchased from my local store – Abakhan Fabrics. 376 more words


Sewing your first item of clothing

Sewing is definitely easier when you don’t know how. That’s odd you might think but not really, when you don’t know the hurdles you may face then you approach it with abandon. 279 more words