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 […]
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…
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 […]
I’m thrilled to be asked to share some of my makes on the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network. For my first project, I have chosen the most beautiful printed sateen with pretty big colourful cranes on it using a dress pattern by McCalls 6953. To read all about my make of this stunning dress, head to […]
It’s that time of the year again!, The annual Tessuti competition, and this year the competition theme is Colour in Thirds. The fabric is a Japanese polyester crepe de chine and comes in three colours.