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Sewing Machine Maintenance

There’s no place like home! And while all the rain is keeping us out of our gardens, it might be fun to tackle some sewing machine maintenance to keep our sewing machines in good running order. Let’s begin with some general sewing machine maintenance that applies to most machines. There are two equal and opposite …

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Christmas Bunting that’s Naughty & Nice

This Naughty & Nice Christmas Bunting is a fast and fun last minute Christmas project. It’s naughty because it’s just TOO easy! It’s nice because the double sided flags look lovely from every angle. Using the air threading JUKI MO2000 overlocker to stitch the bunting together is fast, fun and fabulous. The extra weight of the double sided flags …

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Celebrating St Lucia’s Day

Did you know that Scandinavian countries will be celebrating St Lucia’s Day next Tuesday? St Lucia’s Day is a Swedish Festival of Light celebrated on December 13th. In the old Julian calendar December 13th was the date of the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year. Lucia or Lucy means light. Although it’s a …

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Fabricating Postcards

I have a pet project. It’s fabricating postcards. I’ll show you a simple way to make fabric postcards with favourite fabrics on your sewing machine. Small is Beautiful One of my favourite things about fabricating postcards is that they’re a small fast, easy-to-finish project; a perfect opportunity to try out something new on a small …

Marie Lawlor wearing her memade McCalls 7969 dress
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Marie makes McCalls 7969

Marie Lawlor shares about her make of the ever-so-popular McCalls 7969 dress. Happily, a favourite fabric finally found the perfect pattern. The Pattern This McCalls pattern has been a sewing community cult favourite for over 2 years now, and I can finally understand why!  I will admit, that when I first saw it, M7969 wasn’t …

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Making Knickers with Mercedes

Mercedes has a knack for Nickers! You can visit Mercedes and lots of other sewing celeb’s in Birmingham this month at Sewing for Pleasure. Juki is hosting a series of Sewing Celeb Workshops. Mercedes is offering workshops on her Fold Over Elastic techniques on Saturday and Sunday at 3:15. Making Knickers with Mercedes will help …

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Raw Edge Applique Hearts

Did you know that you can use tulle netting to raw edge applique? I’ve been loving Raw Edge Applique for the past few years. I enjoy how fast and easy it is to make a pop of colour! Usually,  raw edge applique is done sitting down at the sewing machine.  But this tutorial is different. …