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

Category: Dressmaking

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 […]

Bluff / seamless patch pocket how to sew it

Bluff / seamless patch pocket how to sew it

This a blog post sewing bluff patch pocket. It’s called a bluff as one can’t see the sewing lines on the pocket. It is also called in-seam pocket as it’s sewn inside rather than outside. Pockets are a great item to have in a garment. […]

La Maison victor sewing magazine review

La Maison victor sewing magazine review

This is a blog post on La Maison victor sewing magazine review. It’s a sewing magazine published in a few different languages and it’s sold worldwide. On my recent sewing magazines shopping, I bought this from a WHSmith shop. To find you stockist in the […]

Burda giovane and easy review

Burda giovane and easy review

Here is a post on Burda giovane and easy review. It’s a sewing magazine by Burda style which I bought while in Italy. I got it free with the August issue of Burda Style. This is very interesting as in the UK, as far as […]

Rolled hem how to sew using a sewing machine

Rolled hem how to sew using a sewing machine

This is a blog post on how to sew a rolled hem. A rolled hem is a useful hem to use when it comes to sewing flounces or any edges of fabric the are curvy or circular. It’s seen on my dress that I have […]

Embroidery design on a cape coat

Embroidery design on a cape coat

Here is a blog post on the recent make from your truly on an embroidery machine. I have got myself a new embroidery machine by Janome which is also a sewing machine. I have been inspired to do more embroidery after previously experience seeing my […]

How to cut bias strip and using it

How to cut bias strip and using it

Here is a blog post on how to cut bias strip and using it. Bias binding strips are commonly seen in dressmaking or sewing patterns. It simply means that it’s a thin strip of cloth cut in bias. The reason behind is that it allows […]