Just lately I have been taking extra time to try to make my sewing projects as pretty on the inside as they are on the outside. In order to enjoy the whole sewing process more I have decided to slow down a little, pop on a sewing podcast whilst I sew (which has significantly… Continue reading Pretty woven clothing labels from Dutch Label Shops.
I am so happy to share with you today something that I have been working on for quite some time now. Ta dah! Introducing my first three cross stitch quote PDF patterns which are available now over on my Etsy shop. They are short simple quotes styled using a pretty brush stroke font. Two out of… Continue reading My first Cross Stitch PDF patterns
As a dressmaker, a crucial part of my sewing equipment is my dress form. Up until now I have been using a very old and battered dress form which came to me in fairly bad condition, second hand, several years ago. She has served me well over the years but recently decided that enough was… Continue reading A ‘first impressions’ review of my new Adjustoform dress form.
Just lately I’ve been adding to my collection of sewing machine feet. It’s becoming a little out of control – like my fabric and pattern stash! However the satisfaction of reaching for the perfect foot to get you through a particular part of a sewing project is so great, I love them all – and… Continue reading My Favourite Sewing Machine Feet
This year for my birthday, my husband scored some serious brownie points when he bought me a Janome overlocker. What a gem! It is a Janome 9200D and I had wanted one for a very long time. Over the course of the following couple of weeks Mr Sew Dainty asked why I hadn’t used it… Continue reading Getting to know your Overlocker/Serger