Here I share sewing tips and techniques and talk you through my experience of working with different sewing patterns.
My version and review of the Absolu jacket by Atelier Scammit.
Made using reversible quilted cotton in a floral print from Fabric Godmother
My version and review of the Filippa shirt dress by Fibre Mood. Made using viscose fabric from Fabric Godmother
My version and review of vintage caftan pattern, Simplicity 5215 (recently re-released as Simplicity 8505) made from psychedelic viscose lawn fabric from Fabric Godmother.
Sewing 'How To' Tutorials
My top tips for perfect pattern matching when using tartan and plaid fabrics
How to sew with shirring elastic on a sewing machine to create a gathered elasticated effect on sleeves, cuffs, necklines and waistlines.
What are covered buttons and how do you cover them? This blog post shows 3 methods to cover buttons with fabric including the use of a self cover button tool.