Whenever we release a pattern, Beck (@isewthereforeiam) is
inevitably right there with an amazing version. I don't know how this busy lawyer and mom to a 4-year old manages to squeeze in 12-15 hours of sewing a week, not to mention blogging
and posting amazing makes on her instagram! She has a small dedicated sewing space in her cozy apartment in the Netherlands, but this Australian ex-pat knows how to max out on a little space and has made...
We are continuing our round-up of sewing tutorials pulled from our tutorial archives
. This post is going to focus on our favourite thing to sew: Zippers! Oh wait, you don't love sewing zippers either? Well, let's see if we can change your mind with some handy tricks and a few different kinds of zips, as well as methods for installation. Bookmark this page and next time you're doing a zipper installation, we got ya covered.
Hey all! Amy here. We get a lot of questions about various techniques for installing buttons, buttonholes, snaps and the like, and we generally reply "Oh, we have a tutorial for that!" In fact, we probably have more than one (for your reference, we have a complete page of all our sewing tutorials
in one place!) In the coming weeks we're going to be putting out a series of blog tutorial round-ups that you can bookmark for easy reference. So without further ado, let's install some closures!
Looking back over most of my sewing projects from the past year or so, it's pretty clear I'm still on a Frosting kick
. When I'm not testing our own patterns and feel like tucking into something at home, I've been gravitating towards more "frivolous" (read: fun) makes; projects that let me really sink my teeth in, learn some new techniques or practice fitting. I have a closet full of highly practical clothes and I've filled in most of the gaps over the years, so it makes sense that when I do have a few hours to spare I'm...
Amy here! Sewing can seem like a daunting hobby; expensive equipment, endless pattern and fabric options and a million tool and notions that everyone will insist is a "must have". However, you don't need to spend a fortune to get started. If you look at the gourmet cooking craze of the last decade or so, any experienced chef will tell you: all you really need is fire, a sharp knife and a cast iron frying pan. THAT'S IT. Sewing is pretty much the same. You need a quality sewing machine, sharp scissors and a hot iron. Other than that?...