How to Make Sewing Patterns | Step-by-step instructions from learning how to measure yourself properly to making your own sewing patterns. We have all had the same problem… we have seen a dress in the stores and want to sew it ourselves in our chosen fabric but we can’t find a pattern anything like it. […]
Sewing Books for Beginners
Who has time to look through every sewing book on the shelf to find the best reference guide for beginners? Sewing for Beginners wades through the ocean of sewing books for beginners for you…so you can concentrate on stitching. Just think of us as your own personal online librarian, posting the most relevant, helpful sewing reference books available and staying up to date with new industry releases, so we can pass along the most recent information on to you.
Most of us have at some time watched the major fashion shows from London or Paris, or have flicked through magazines that have clothes that seem that little bit better than the run-of-the-mill clothing lines. Perhaps we want to buy them but then notice the price tag! But what makes these clothes appear so much […]
Claire Shaeffer’s Fabric Sewing Guide – Book Review Choosing fabric for your sewing project can make it spectacular when you get it right, but if you get it wrong it can mean you have yet another cleaning cloth in your store cupboard! And when you have your fabric, do you understand how best to sew […]
Sew Everything Workshop – Book Review Most sewing books start with the assumption that you have a very basic knowledge of sewing, such as how much room you need to sew or how to wind a bobbin on your sewing machine. They are also usually written in a ‘grown-up’ voice and can be a little… […]
When you start out at sewing there are lots of terminology to understand never mind the sewing process itself. And then there’s patterns to choose and projects to think about. What you need is a simple go-to guide book that has everything in it that you need to know about sewing. This book does all […]