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Find out what we have been getting up to and our thoughts on everything sewing. Learn new skills and techniques with our free instructions and YouTube tutorials.

DIY Lavender Hanging Hearts

Join us for this fun tutorial and learn how to make your very own hanging hearts. Perfect to display in your home; stuff with lavender for a gorgeous ...

Beginners Fabric Choices

Your new to sewing and want to jump into the deep end embarking on a new and exciting project. But before you start, stop and think about your fabric...

How To: Rolled Hem

What is a rolled hem? The rolled hem is a teeny tiny hemming technique that finishes all of the seam allowances inside the hem. It is suitable for us...

How To: Sewing French Seams

When should you use a French seam? French seams are perfect for use on lightweight or sheer fabrics, encasing all of the fraying fabric edges inside a...

Sewing Threads & Uses

Different sewing threads and their uses… With a large variety of different threads available it can be a minefield finding the right thread for ...

Quilting Wash Bag Sizing

Having seen our How To: Quilting Wash Bag Tutorial on YouTube and taken a look at our corresponding blog post; How To: Quilted Wash Bag we hope that ...

How To: Quilted Wash Bag

Learn new skills and techniques whilst making your very own wash bag or make up bag. We have created 3 different sizes for you to choose from; small, ...

Cross Wound Vs Stacked Thread

Do you know the difference between cross wound and stacked threads? Do you know that threads can be wound onto spools one of two ways? How you positi...

Fabric Preparation

Should you wash your fabric before use? This is a question that I am often asked by customers. Do you need to pre-treat your fabric before sewing? You...

Lavender Bunting

Bunting with a difference… Join us and learn how to make your very own Lavender Bunting, hopefully you’ll learn some sewing tips along the...

Quick & Easy Liberty Bunting

We love bunting but it can be time consuming and a little challenging for beginners. So… here’s our quick and easy bunting tutorial, show...

Beginners Sewing Course

Are you looking to learn how to sew? Or simply want to brush up on some techniques? Then our Beginners Sewing Course will hopefully point you in the r...