Get to know the different feet for your overlocker, learn to sew massive pockets, read about the history of the sewing machine or figure out what to do with your fabric scraps. What would you like to learn about sewing?
Making your own
Ready for rain
Sewing your own raincoat may feel intimidating, but there’s not need to be scared! With our tips and tricks, you’ll whip up your own custom rain jacket without any issues.
A machine that changed the world
The humble sewing machine
From antique, to vintage, to modern
Did you know that owning a sewing machine used to be a sign of status, before it wasn’t? This invention has changed the world to the one we know today. Read all about the history of the sewing machine and how to take care of vintage and antique machines.
Think outside the box
Give your fabric a 3d-effect to truly make your sewing unique! We’ve shared three techniques to manipulate your fabric into the eyecatcher you’re looking for.
Do more with your overlocker
Use your feet
Are you using your serger to its full potential?
Sew gathering, elastic and blind hems by using the extra feet that come with your serger. You can learn five new techniques in one afternoon! Find all the information you need in our third magazine.
Design your own sewing patterns
With a nod towards history
Throughout history, fabric was too expensive to waste. Many historical garments therefore consist of simple shapes, that you can easily draft yourself. Design your own sewing patterns by looking through the history books.
Use your scraps
Sew a scrap quilt
Patchwork projects for all fabric scraps
Use every last scrap of fabric and make new fabric! We’ve shared all the information you need to sew your own scrappy quilts.
Sewing with handwoven fabric
Measure twice, cut once
A different way to use your weaving
Grow beyond making rectangular flat pieces and sew with your handwoven fabric! This article contains all the information you need and some exciting project ideas.
The massive pockets of your dreams
From historical sources
Pockets in women’s clothing are few and far between these days, but did you know that they used to be big enough to smuggle chickens in? Find the stories and history behind these enormous pockets and learn how to apply them to modern clothes in our first magazine.
Sewing a zipper pocket
Add an pocket to your lining
Sewing a neat pocket with zipper
Make your next project bag even neater inside and add a zipped interior pocket! Read the blog to find out how.
Sewing a project bag
With a zipper and a lining
Perfect for storing your craft projects
Make your own project bag, with a lining and a zipper. Follow the instructions in this blog post.
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