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  • 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...
  • How to use washi tape for straight seams!

    For this short but sweet post we'll be showing you how to use washi tape! Washi tape is a handy tool that we can use on our sewing machine to help ...
  • Tips and tricks for sewing with oil cloth

    Tips and Tricks for Sewing with Oil Cloth! Have you sewn with oil cloth before? We have some handy tips and tricks for using this fab fabric! 1. N...
  • New strapping!

    Did you know we stock a large range of fun strapping? There are some fab colours and stripey options too. They make great additions to add to a bag...
  • How to use cover buttons

    How to use cover buttons! For this blog post we'll be explaining how to use covered buttons. You will need: Covered buttons Small remnants of f...
  • Christmas Gift Guide

    Christmas Gift Guide Sewing Subscription Time to start hinting for that perfect Christmas gift, our sewing subscription is the gift that keeps on g...
  • How to turn through strapping

    How to turn through strapping For this post we'll be explaining how to create strapping by pulling through a tube of strapping with a handy safety...
  • Tips and tricks for sewing patchwork seams

    Tips and tricks for sewing patchwork seams For this blog post we are sharing the technique of sewing patchwork seams. 1. First start by sewing two...