So my mother-in-law gets the TV listings sent to her monthly – she then peruses it with great care and calls me with enthusiasm if she sees anything of interest. So with excitement – I announce that there’s another series of (drumroll) ‘The Great British Sewing Bee’ which starts THIS coming Thursday on BBC2 atContinue reading “Sewing Bee Series 5”
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Beginner sewers – What do I do next?
OK, so if you now know where your machine’s flywheel is and know what a bobbin looks like, how to fill it and where it goes…. and perhaps getting to grips with how to sew a straight-ish line… then you might want to find a few projects that are not too hard and build some confidenceContinue reading “Beginner sewers – What do I do next?”
Get creative: Freehand Machine Embroidery Class
Know how to use your sewing machine but want to get creative? Learn how to do decorative freehand embroidery designs with your sewing machine. Great for card making, gifts picture in a frame, fun appliqué on a dress or pillowcase, customise an old item of clothing with these techniques. So get started: book online – FreehandContinue reading “Get creative: Freehand Machine Embroidery Class”
Buying a sewing machine – points to ponder
Buying a new machine should be fun – after all, you’re excited about all the beautiful things you see yourself making once you have it! But making a decision can be rather daunting. New vs 2nd hand: I find my clients are usually surprised how affordable a new sewing machine is and often consider buying 2ndContinue reading “Buying a sewing machine – points to ponder”