The TOP 5 Sewing Machines of 2020

As voted by YOU! Here are the top 5, highest rated sewing machines of 2020, as reviewed by the buying public. Out of all the sewing machines purchased, these are the most highly rated. If you haven’t bought a sewing machine yet, and are in the market to, then have a look at these… 5.Continue reading “The TOP 5 Sewing Machines of 2020”

Five FREE craft books to read right now

Available on Amazon Kindle to download and read right now! We know 2020 has been a tough one, here’s 5 FREE kindle books for your to download and read right now, to help you to make your Christmas even more festive. **At the time of posting this article all of these kindle books were availableContinue reading “Five FREE craft books to read right now”

How to Make Christmas Wreaths and Garlands

11 Christmas Wreath Ideas to Stitch and Sew When we came across Mandy Shaw’s book on Wreaths and Garlands, we knew we just had to share it with you. If you are looking to get rid of all your small scraps of fabric, and upcycle them into quick and easy Christmas projects, than this isContinue reading “How to Make Christmas Wreaths and Garlands”

Christmas gifts for kids who sew

Here’s a list of our top 5 favorite gifts to give to children who love to sew My First Sewing Kit Click on the image to get yours now PERFECT SEWING KIT FOR KIDS – This complete set is perfect for beginners just starting their love of needlepoint sewing. Foster creativity and skills that willContinue reading “Christmas gifts for kids who sew”

Top 5 Holiday Sewing Books

The Holidays are fast approaching, and here are some really great books to help you with brand new projects for the holiday season. Click on the images of your favorite books below to get your amazon kindle copies now! 11 Sewing Room Ideas: How to Organize Your Room You’re craft room or sewing room isContinue reading “Top 5 Holiday Sewing Books”

Potato prints

Re-experience a childhood favorite craft with surprisingly effective results. A simple activity, great to do with young children at home, this even held my 3 year old’s attention and she loves the cushions we created together for her bedroom. With some planning a simple repeated geometric shape can create a beautiful pattern. What you’ll need…Continue reading “Potato prints”

Halloween Fabric Candy Bowl

Create a spooktacular impression with these… What you need: Fabric of your choosing, thick woven. I chose a thick woven cotton that has been sitting in my fabric stash for quite some time now. Fabric Stabilizer – I highly recommend Terial Magic for projects like this. This fabric stabilizer makes fabrics “paper like” and soContinue reading “Halloween Fabric Candy Bowl”

Against the grain

A practical guide to cutting on the bias When Madeleine Vionnet first cut garments on the bias, nobody had ever before seen garments that draped with such elegant fluidity. The sleek silhouette defined the evening wear of the 1930s, and was revived in John Gallianos’ slinky slip of the 1990s. It’s a sort of sorcery,Continue reading “Against the grain”