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

Hand sewing in dressmaking – the types

Hand sewing in dressmaking – the types

Here are some hand sewing stitches that are great to use in dressmaking. I am a firm believer that one is going to spend this time why don’t just spend a bit more time to give the garment you are making a more professional finish. […]

Making fabric cover buttons at home

Making fabric cover buttons at home

Here is a blog post on making fabric cover buttons. Ever wondered how those customise buttons are made? on clothes read further on. By knowing how to make these type of buttons it will give a home sewer wider range of buttons to use. I […]

Knipmode sewing magazine Review

Knipmode sewing magazine Review

This is a blog post on Knipmode sewing magazine review. I have not long ago got a chance to buy it online and got it delivered all the way from Holland. Knipmode sewing magazine review What is it about? Knipmode is a Dutch sewing magazine […]

Sewing sleeve lining how to sew at home

Sewing sleeve lining how to sew at home

This is a blog post on sewing sleeve lining. I have previously written on how to line a garment. And another blog post on lining the garment using the bagging method. In which I have omitted the sewing sleeve lining out just make life easier […]

Fait main sewing magazine review

Fait main sewing magazine review

Here is a blog post on another French Fait Main. sewing magazine. Fait main in English simply means homemade. After reading a few reviews about it online I now finally got hold of it. It’s overall a great sewing magazine if one can get their […]

Lining jacket using bagging method

Lining jacket using bagging method

Here is a blog post on lining jacket using the bagging method. Recently I have made myself a jacket from Burda giovane (young) and easy pattern. I have coats and jackets in the past but I do find it a struggle and still have yet […]

Mrs stylebook sewing magazine Review

Mrs stylebook sewing magazine Review

Here is a blog post on Mrs stylebook sewing magazine review. Mrs stylebook is a Japanese womenswear sewing magazine. It’s published if I am not mistaken twice a year. It is not sold in the UK but you can buy it on eBay or Etsy […]