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Virginia Leggings #SewMyStyle

This year I am doing the #SewMyStyle challenge organised by Alex Bartholomew of BlueBird Fabrics to push myself to try styles that I would not normally go for. 389 more words

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Seamwork Ida in embossed scuba

You know how sometimes you’ve had a piece of fabric in your stash for a while and then you see a pattern and they were just meant to go together? 626 more words

Sewing

Overlocker Differential Feed Explained

So what is the differential feed? In a nutshell, it controls the movement of the front and rear feed dogs under the presser foot.

Why would you need to adjust the differential feed? 325 more words

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The Selvedge Trick! AGAIN!

It took me quite a while to get my jeans pattern absolutely perfect (fitted round the bum but with a loose fit around the calves) but now I’ve got it how I like it, I can easily make a pair in no time. 356 more words

Pattern Making

First Unsupervised Project

A few days ago, I started and completed my first unsupervised project. It was another ‘envelope’ back cushion and the results were not too shabby. I could easily pick apart (pun intended) my project and be really hard on myself, but I will resist the temptation to do so. 268 more words

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Overlocker Arrival

The overlocker has arrived. My thoughts: ‘What a complicated looking machine.’ It has come ready threaded, which I am extremely thankful for because threading that machine is the last thing I need. 395 more words

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Saunio Cardigan #SewMyStyle

As you probably know this year I decided to join in the #SewMyStyle organised by Alex Bartholomew of BlueBird Fabrics to push myself to try styles that I would not normally go for. 414 more words

Clothing