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  • How to create the perfect 'V' point for the Ava tunic neckline

    We'll be showing you how to create the perfect 'V' shape for the Ava tunic in this blog post. Our Ava tunic is a new pattern that has a pretty V n...
  • How to understitch

    How to understitch For this blog post we'll be showing you how to understitch. This handy technique keeps the facing to the inside of the garment w...
  • Bobbin holders

    Handy Bobbin and Thread Organisers These handy bobbin holders have been used as free gifts for our Club Members in the past as part of the monthly...
  • How to create a satin stitch

    For this blog post we'll be explaining how to create a satin stitch! We used this technique when making out beehive folder cover and pouch set - ht...
  • How to sew a zip in a seam

    How to sew a zip in a seam! For this blog post we're showing you how to sew a zip in a seam, this is a great technique for sewing zips into cushio...
  • A simple way to sew gathers

    How to sew gathers We're sharing a fun and simple way to sew gathers. Who here has sewn those long lines of stitches to create gathers and then whe...
  • Three ways to finish seams

    Finishing seams! For this blog post we'll be showing you three different ways to finish seams. When your pattern instructions say 'finish seams' y...
  • How to sew past a zip head

    Sewing Zips Tips and Techniques For this blog post we're sharing some tips and tricks for sewing zips. Do you ever get stuck sewing past a zip head...
  • Easy Peasy Unpicking!

    For this post we're sharing a handy tip for unpicking Sewists are sure to have a handy unpicker in their sewing box, always to hand if needed to un...
  • How to sew a buttonhole

    How to sew a buttonhole! For this post we'll be showing you how to sew a four-step buttonhole, we are using a Brother sewing machine but these tips...
  • Sewing on buttons with your machine

    Sewing on buttons with your machine For this blog post we will be showing you how to sew on buttons using your sewing machine. We are using a Broth...
  • DIY hemming guide

    For this blog post we're doing a bit of diy... here's how to make a handy hemming guide! We use our guide often when hemming garments, it allows y...