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.

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How to make welt pockets

How to make welt pockets

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Here is a blog post on how to make welt pockets. I have bought a few fabrics recently and I need a new coat. Welt pockets are very commonly seen on coats, trousers and jackets. Some welt pockets come in […]

How to sew pyjama bottom

How to sew pyjama bottom

Recently I have bought a load of beautiful fabrics on eBay. They are gorgeous.  As these fabric are made out of cotton jersey I have decided to make some pyjamas out of them. Therefore this post is on how to sew pyjama. It’s my new […]

Skirt vent, kick pleat or split

Skirt vent, kick pleat or split

Follow my blog with Bloglovin How to sew a skirt vent, kick pleat or split. I have recently sew a tweed skirt. For the opening I didn’t want to end up with an ordinary skirt slit which can be revealing. I wanted something that is […]

How to make your own shopping/ shoulder bag

How to make your own shopping/ shoulder bag

Here is a blog post and review on how to make your own shopping/ shoulder bag. I have recently been to the knitting and stitching show at Olympia, London. it’s a show that is held twice a year. Here is an blog post about it. […]

Invisible (concealed) zip – how to sew

Invisible (concealed) zip – how to sew

Invisible or concealed zip is a great invention for dressmakers as it’s visible at all once it’s inserted. This technique can use for all invisible zip insertion whether is a dress, skirt or trousers. Here is how I sew an invisible zip to a skirt. […]

Sewing stretch fabric

Sewing stretch fabric

This is a log on sewing with stretch fabric. I have recently got myself some stretch jersey fabric to make a dress. If one knows how to sew stretch or jersey fabrics one can sew a lot of garments like t-shirts, leisure wear like yoga […]

How to sew buttonholes by machine

How to sew buttonholes by machine

This is a blog post on how to sew buttonholes by machine. Recently I have made a blouse using silk organza fabric. Bias cut At home I have got a Toyota sewing machine for many years (it’s nearly 10 years old ?!!). I must admit I […]