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Cheap Used Overlockers - Pros and Cons

As part of a recent sewing course, I got introduced to Overlockers and what they can do. Whilst I’m convinced they’re pretty much essential to efficient sewing with stretch fabrics, … 823 more words

Recent makes

Sewing has increasingly become something which I spend my spare time doing. Something which I enjoy and something which I am, with practice, improving at. Now I would certainly not consider myself an expert by any stretch of the imagination but I am getting to be more knowledgeable and more skilled as time goes on. 602 more words


How To Sew A Sleeve With Your Overlocker

I’ve just made a jersey dress (review coming soon) where the instructions outlined a rather complicated way to sew on the sleeves so I thought I’d share the simple method I use to sew in sleeves on jersey or knit garment. 479 more words


Fabric Shopping

On Saturday I went fabric shopping in London once again. This time, part of the reason for the shopping visit was to purchase fabric for my friend’s wedding dress, which made it *totally fine* to buy other material at the same time. 214 more words


Cabin update

So the cabin has had a few new additions since I last wrote about it. For my Christmas I received a mannequin so that I could get into dressmaking a bit more. 560 more words

Life In The Countryside

Jacquard Jersey Long Sleeve Top

It was time to put my overlocker to some proper use because up until now I’d really only used it to overlock seams. Bought from Lidl last year for £139, it’s a… 545 more words


February 2018.

I didn’t make any pants this month – this feels like admitting to falling off my self imposed wagon! I do have some lovely denim washed and ready to go for the… 1,235 more words