Maker of clothes, recipes, natural fabric dyeing, Gardener of veg, fruit and flowers.

Maker of clothes, recipes, natural fabric dyeing, Gardener of veg, fruit and flowers.

Category: Dressmaking

How to sew an open-ended zip

How to sew an open-ended zip

This is a blog post on how to sew an open-ended zip. Open-ended zip is a zip that opens all the way out till it comes apart in two pieces. Like all things sewing the more detail the task is the more precision, it requires […]

How to mend fabrics on sewing machine

How to mend fabrics on sewing machine

Here is a blog post on how to mend fabrics. While not many sewers would like to admit that while sewing their garment got caught in the overlocker. However, I would admit that it did happen to me after not sewing for a long time. […]

Angled patch pocket with flap how to sew

Angled patch pocket with flap how to sew

Here is a blog post on how to sew an angled patch pocket with flap at home. Patch pocket does come in different shapes and sizes. It can be curved as well. However, the principles of making an angled patch pocket will be the same […]

How to sew angle collar at home

How to sew angle collar at home

This is a blog post on how to sew an angle collar at home. Sewing this angled collar it would be the same as sewing other types of collar patterns like a round collar that don’t require a collar band. Collar bands are more commonly […]

How to sew patch pockets

How to sew patch pockets

Here is a blog post on how to sew patch pockets. Patch pockets are easy to sew pockets that many beginner sewers come across with. Need a pocket quick? Make a patch pocket. Having said that it is not the easiest to make of all. […]

Making a face mask at home

Making a face mask at home

This is a blog post on making a face mask at home. It is also for children as well. With the current pandemic now more countries are making wearing face masks mandatory in shops, public transport, and public places. There is increasingly more evidence to […]

Sewing jeans/ pants opening at home

Sewing jeans/ pants opening at home

This is a blog post on how sewing jeans/ pants opening at home. It is not as hard to sew as it looks. When I first start to sew it always wonders me how one can make this kind of opening. It is commonly seen […]