Odicoat!

Odicoat!

Here you’ll find a few tips on using Odicoat, from applying to sewing.  Read here for more information on project placemat.
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Dyeing Fabric - A Fun Project!

Dyeing Fabric - A Fun Project!

Need the perfect coloured fabric, but can’t find it anywhere. Perhaps consider dying your fabric. Here’s a run down of a quick dye project...
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Attachments for the Prym Vario Pliers

Attachments for the Prym Vario Pliers

Here's a quick run down on how to use the Prym Vario Pliers to attach eyelets.
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Christmas Stockings

Christmas Stockings

Here's a quick how to make Christmas stockings. Make one as a decoration for the tree or twenty-four and use them as an advent calendar. Enlarge the pattern and make a stocking for Santa to fill.
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Tips On Tuesday - How To Use Carbon Paper

Tips On Tuesday - How To Use Carbon Paper

We thought we'd give a quick 'how to' on using carbon paper and a tracing wheel as a method of transferring pattern markings. There's a few things to consider when it comes to deciding if this is the best method for your project.
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Tips on Tuesday - Sewing Bust Darts

Tips on Tuesday - Sewing Bust Darts

A few tips for sewing all darts, but particularly bust darts and avoiding the Madonna look!
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Tips For Working With Stretch Fabrics

Tips For Working With Stretch Fabrics

A few tips for sewing, hemming and assessing the stretch percentage of knit fabrics.
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How To Shorten An Invisible Zip

How To Shorten An Invisible Zip

I love invisible zippers - I find them quick and easy to insert. They can also be shortened, which means as long as your zipper is longer (rather than shorter) that you need it will work for your project. Perhaps this is a good way of using up extra long zippers that you are wondering if you'll ever need.
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Sewing With Slippery And Delicate Fabrics

Sewing With Slippery And Delicate Fabrics

Nine tips for sewing with slippery and delicate fabrics.
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Tips On Tuesday - Adding A Trim To A Hem

Tips On Tuesday - Adding A Trim To A Hem

This week's tips on Tuesday is attaching a trim to a hem.
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Tips On Tuesday - Hong Kong Seams

Tips On Tuesday - Hong Kong Seams

A quick how to on creating Hong Kong seams. Perfect for creating neat and professional unlined garments.
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Cushions with Perfect Piping

Cushions with Perfect Piping

This year as Christmas presents for the in-laws I made some cushion covers with invisible zippers and piping around the edge. No pattern was needed and it was a super simple sew. Here's how...
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