The talking point of last night’s Academy Awards ceremony was undoubtedly the announcement of the wrong winner of Best Film. But my attention as always was on the stunning gowns. So I thought I’d take a look at some of the sewing patterns around that are worthy of an Academy Award themselves.
If you’ve just started learning to sew, read these 5 top tips to help.
Sewing can seem daunting to a novice. There is just so much to know. Well, here are a few tips to make learning to sew easier:
A guide to basic machine stitches and sewing techniques.
Modern sewing machines (made in the last 30 years or so) will produce a variety of basic machine stitches including straight stitches, zig-zag and other utility stitches. If you learn what these stitch types are used for, it’ll make your sewing easier and more enjoyable.
There seems to be a common belief that sewing machine bobbins are interchangeable between machines. Perhaps this stems from the fact that you can buy them ready-wound?
If the new series of the Great British Sewing Bee has inspired you, then here are ten more reasons why you should learn to sew.
How to choose Sewing Thread
Another year almost gone and I’ve just got time to squeeze in a final blog post. Possibly the subject I’ve been asked about most this year is How to choose the correct machine sewing thread?