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How to Craft a Capsule Wardrobe

How to Craft a Capsule Wardrobe

Are you wondering how to fashion a different look each day, without a clothes cupboard that’s bursting at the seams? With a capsule wardrobe, you can mix and match your way to effortless styling, even when you’re in a hurry. Read on to learn why a capsule wardrobe can...

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How to Insert a Sewing Machine in Your Space

How to Insert a Sewing Machine in Your Space

There’s no denying that sewing is a fun and rewarding hobby. Whether you’re a seasoned seamstress or a budding tailor, having a dedicated space for your sewing machine can significantly enhance your sewing experience. However, many people feel they don’t have enough...

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Sorting 101: How to Best Organise Your Sewing Equipment

Sorting 101: How to Best Organise Your Sewing Equipment

Every sewist knows that a well-organised sewing room is a haven of creativity. Whether you’re creating home furnishings or practising clothing alterations, a neat space can inspire your next project and make the process smoother — from selecting fabrics to finishing...

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7 Stitch Hacks You Need to Know

7 Stitch Hacks You Need to Know

The world of sewing is an exciting blend of tradition and innovation. Whilst the charm of creating with thread and fabric remains timeless, the way we approach these creations can benefit from a little modern ingenuity. For those who spend hours at their sewing...

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How to Clean and Maintain Your Sewing Machine

How to Clean and Maintain Your Sewing Machine

Whether you’re a seasoned sewist or new to the hobby, knowing how to look after your sewing machine can make all the difference to your results. Like any tool, a clean and well-maintained sewing machine will perform better and last longer. But what’s the best way to...

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How can learning to sew help reduce fast fashion?

How can learning to sew help reduce fast fashion?

We all know that it’s important to cut down on buying clothes from fast fashion brands. These clothes are made by underpaid employees, aren’t usually crafted to endure multiple seasons, and tend to use fabrics and techniques that have a negative impact on the planet....

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Everything you need to know about sewing

Everything you need to know about sewing

Sewing is a fantastic hobby to get your teeth into. But it can be slightly daunting in the beginning. With so many projects to try, a million and one techniques to learn, and different equipment to get to grips with… it’s hard to know where to start.     To help you...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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7 Space Saving Tips For Using Sewing Tables In Small Areas

7 Space Saving Tips For Using Sewing Tables In Small Areas

Space always seems to be at a premium. And while you may dream of a large-format sewing table, you’re more likely to have to settle for a smaller footprint. But don’t despair. Through a combination of clever storage tricks and the right foldaway sewing cabinet, the...

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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...

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What is Interfacing in Sewing?

What is Interfacing in Sewing?

Interfacing is a non-woven or woven fabric that’s used to support, strengthen and add shape to a garment. It’s usually sewn into the wrong side of the fabric, so it can’t be seen, and it’s used in areas such as collars, cuffs and waistbands. Is Interfacing Necessary?...

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