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The Keyhole Blouse of Love Sewing -Issue 23

When I got issue 23 of Love Sewing I fell in love with view B of the Keyhole Blouse pattern, and immediately traced my pattern and started thinking about what fabric I should use. 652 more words


Upcycling Old Jumpers

Many of us have, at some point, ended up with a jumper that is no longer useful. Either it will have worn out or been ruined through washing etc. 536 more words


Making a Mountain out of a Molehill - Again

Trying to get back into ‘dressmaking mode’ after an excess of quilt block making and knitting, I bought a metre of dark blue ponte roma and traced off the pattern for the… 589 more words

Arts And Crafts

McCalls waterfall cardigan

I actually needed a waterfall cardigan, and indeed, had bought the fabric back from Thailand with me. I bought it on the Indian market in Bangkok. 328 more words


Pros and Cons of Owning a Serger

Should I buy a serger/overlocker?

I asked myself this question a couple years ago when I began to get more serious about sewing. I would read blog posts where seamstresses showed off the insides of their garments, revealing  professionally trimmed and finished seams, that looked like what you find in RTW clothing. 965 more words


Big Bouquets for not so little ladies.

For the most part I can keep my fabric stash in control. I am trying to make more clothes for myself and in being more considered about what I want my wardrobe to be made up of, means my fabric buying is more considered too. 760 more words