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Archive for October 2017

The Great British Sewing Bee Live show

Patrick and Esmee were lovely, friendly and ready for snap shots with fans!

The first ever Great British Sewing Bee Live show is now over and wow, what an amazing success it was. As usual, I was there to set up and run the workshop area, which this time included a mini service on the 80 sewing machines we were using – a mammoth task completed in a…

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Christmas Stocking from Easy to Use Makower Fabric Panel

Make some fabulous Christmas stockings from easy to use Makower fabric panels. Each year they bring out a new selection of pre-printed panels and this one is so colourful. Not only can you make one or two stockings (the panel has two stockings printed on it, either use them back to back, or as fronts…

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Fusing Interfacing Successfully

A lot of people have difficulty getting iron-on interfacing to stay fused in place. Sometimes it ‘bubbles’ once the garment is worn, and then nothing can be done! This short clip shows how I  fuse iron-on interfacing in place permanently.

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Hemline self covered buttons

Self covered buttons are such a fab product to have in your workbox. You can create perfectly matched buttons anytime, without having to scour the shops for a matching set! In this clip, I show how easily these Hemline buttons are to assemble

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