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