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 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. […]

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 […]