5 Simple Clothes Alterations You Can Do Yourself

5 Simple Clothes Alterations You Can Do Yourself

If you’re relatively new to sewing, making clothes from scratch can be a little daunting. While it’s a great idea to throw yourself into the deep end and have a go at some simple projects, another good place to start is clothes alterations.  Before you panic about...
6 Reasons you should learn to sew

6 Reasons you should learn to sew

Passed down from generation to generation, sewing was once a handy skill central to any household. However, while many of us may have fond childhood memories of being taught to sew by our grandparents, few can claim they’ve picked up a needle and thread since. Plus,...
How To Properly Sew A Patch

How To Properly Sew A Patch

Knowing how to sew a patch is an incredibly useful life skill. Whether you’ll be mending your own clothes or those of family and friends, you’ll never regret taking a few minutes to learn how to sew them correctly. So get your thread, sewing machine, and sewing...
Do You Need A Sewing Machine Cabinet

Do You Need A Sewing Machine Cabinet

You’ve mastered your slip stitch, sewn an in-seam pocket or two, and may even be setting aside patterns in lieu of exploring your own designs. But as your knowledge and skills grow, so does your collection of accessories and tools – which are now haphazardly strewn...
7 Items That You Could Sew And Sell

7 Items That You Could Sew And Sell

Sewing can be an incredibly rewarding hobby. Picture the scene — a warm cup of tea perched on your sewing machine table, a new bundle of fabrics stacked to your side, and all the sewing equipment you need for your project. What could be better? An afternoon of sewing...
7 Best Sewing Project for Beginners

7 Best Sewing Project for Beginners

Are you new to sewing? Creating your own garments, homeware and gifts can be a delightful and rewarding hobby. Knowing where to start can seem daunting at first. But don’t worry, here are some beginner’s sewing projects that will help you build your confidence, learn...
How Do I Choose The Right Sewing Cupboard In The UK?

How Do I Choose The Right Sewing Cupboard In The UK?

Choosing a sewing cupboard in the UK is the ultimate luxury for a dedicated sewer. As you grow in confidence and your projects grow in complexity, you need a space for your machine, accessories, thread, materials and more. And nothing is better for keeping everything...
How to Start Sewing for Beginners

How to Start Sewing for Beginners

Sewing is a fun and practical hobby that can really bring out your creative side. With a good machine, some basic tools and a little experience, you can alter clothes, make useful items such as tote bags, and even design your own outfits using beautiful fabrics hand...