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 velvet fabric at home

How to sew velvet fabric at home

This is a blog post on how to sew velvet fabric. Velvet fabrics are lovely to feel and luxurious-looking fabrics. Which are normally use for special occasion garments or home items like cushions and curtains. Some use silk viscose fabric as devore where the velvet […]

How to sew hip yoke pockets at home

How to sew hip yoke pockets at home

This blog post is about how to sew hip yoke pockets. This pocket is also known as curved insert pockets. It also forms the commonly seen jeans pockets. The only difference is how it styled and the design of the pocket it varies slightly from […]

How to sew tailored trousers at home

How to sew tailored trousers at home

This is a blog post on how to sew tailored trousers at home. Trousers also known as pants in different parts of the world are the sewing staples in one’s wardrobe. I have recently made a few tailored trousers at home. Tailored trousers are different […]

How to sew pants opening with concealed pockets

How to sew pants opening with concealed pockets

This is a blog post on how to sew pants opening with concealed pockets. I have recently sewn pants from a pattern from Fibre mood. for anyone that doesn’t much about fibre mood magazine here a review, I did on it about a year ago. […]

How to sew a scrunchie/ hair twist free pattern

How to sew a scrunchie/ hair twist free pattern

It has been a while since I wrote a blog post on making things at home. Now here is a blog post on making a scrunchie/ hair twist at home. I got long hair therefore, I use a scrunchie hair twist to tie my hair […]

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. […]