Christmas sewing

Join us in the run-up to Christmas to get your home ready for this beautiful time of year. At the ‘Christmas housewarming sewing‘ sessions we’ll be sewing fun (or chic if you prefer): fabric wreaths, advent bunting, fabric ball-balls, reindeer head cushions, tea towels, placemats or table runners. Check dates and book a session online to joinContinue reading “Christmas sewing”

99-year-old Woman sews a dress a day

Lillian Weber is 99-years-old and makes a dress for a small girl in Africa every single day. By next May 6, when Lillian Weber celebrates her 100th birthday, her tally will reach 1,000 handmade dresses donated. In the past two years she’s finished more than 840 of them. She may use just a single pattern but adornsContinue reading “99-year-old Woman sews a dress a day”

What’s cooking for Jubilee?

Ingredients: 1x Dish cloth (with a fun design or colour) 2-4 meters Ribbon to match1 reel Thread to match Method: Hold the dish cloth to up to your body as you would like the apron to be positioned when finished. Pin the desired positions for the waist ties and measure the desired length. Measure theContinue reading “What’s cooking for Jubilee?”

Sewing projects for beginners

Making something you can use or simply something beautiful is very satisfying. But getting half way through a sewing project that is taking A LOT longer than anticipated is horrible – it takes a long time to get the motivation to finish the project or start a new one. So… make sure the project youContinue reading “Sewing projects for beginners”