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Making a Skirt - Part 1

Here’s a few photos from Saturdays session at the Stitch.

Making a Skirt – part 1

Drafting a pattern – tracing from a pattern piece means that you can re-use the pattern again and make adjustments. 59 more words


Sewing Machine Problems!!

Hello Fellow Fashionistas!

I noticed my machine wasn’t sewing as nicely a couple days ago, so I changed the stich length and tension, and the stiches still were super bad and the thread kept getting tangled, so I sat down today and took it apart, and look what I found: 176 more words


Crewel progress

I thought I would give you an update on my embroidery progress. I have to admit to not picking it up for a week or so until last night.   190 more words


Always be learning...

It’s very important to me that I am always learning. By learning new techniques, I am becoming a better seamstress. If I am always a student in life, then I will act less like a know it all! 141 more words


quilted deckchair

I finally finished quilting my deckchair sling, just in time to catch a little sunshine!  My little courtyard garden has a south facing wall that is very sheltered and perfect to lie back and read a book with a cup of tea.  143 more words

Handmade 365

Vlisco Wax Print

It has arrived! While surfing the web a week ago I came across the Vlisco website and instantly fell in love with their prints. I think it was almost an obsession. 102 more words


Holidaying in Yorkshire

Whilst holidaying in Yorkshire I came across this cute little shop in Settle, which unfortunately was closed but I got a good peek through the window! 121 more words