Tags » Overlocker

Finally Finished

I finished making a top for myself which has been a long, drawn-out process.  I bought the material about 3 years ago because it caught my eye. 392 more words


Tartan Jacket

With this Jacket I won a Stitcher of the Year competition with Love Sewing magazine, Sept 2016 – My prize is a wonderful Janome 9300DX overlocker… 308 more words


Empisal overlocker server S4D manual 

Yay, an official free download at last – thanks to a drop-in reader for commenting about it.

(click on the words “free download” to be taken to the South African Empisal downloads site and scroll down to the S4D).


The Return of the White Russian

This pattern White Russian, Capital Chic Patterns has become one of my Go-To patterns. I’ve already made a few versions of this and blogged about… 325 more words


How to change an overlocker blade

My overlocker is an essential sewing tool. Having owned it for a few years and having sewn a few hundred garments on it I thought it might be time to replace the blade. 190 more words

Serger arrives !!!

And I got a serger, a gift from mum and dad!  I did a bit of familiarising faffing, and then bravely used it to adjust a bikini.   29 more words


Stupid sewing mistakes and how to avoid them

I’m going to front up. I make a LOT of silly mistakes when I’m sewing. Here are just a selection I’ve made in the last six months, and some tips on how to avoid making the same ones yourself. 411 more words