As a Sewing Instructor, I get asked frequently for advice on which sewing machine to buy for a beginner. There are so many machines out there these days so I understand how overwhelming it can be. I’ve sewn since I was a teenager so I have sewn on quite a few different machines and brands throughout the years. Hopefully some of my experiences can help make the choice easier for you.
Since lockdown measures in March I’ve had to close down my studio for sewing lessons but I have managed to release two new patterns which are now available in my pattern shop. The Soho Sweater and the Sangria Sundress.
Melbourne Frocktails is an annual cocktail party for anyone who loves to sew their own clothes. Once you score your ticket, (they sell out in minutes) it’s all about what the heck are you going to make this year…Continue reading →
I came across the Sorbetto top pattern by Colette Patterns after searching for a free pattern for a few of my beginner students. The pattern has been around for a while so there are plenty of versions online which is great if you are looking for a new pattern, you can really get an idea of the end result.