SEWING SAFETY – Tips for Beginners to Stay Safe

Following a few sewing safety tips is the best-kept secret to calm sewing experiences. The average sewer is handling some pretty dangerous utensils ranging from sharp cutters, pointed needles and pins, electric cables, and hot irons. Suddenly sewing takes on a whole new dangerous turn and it is time to think about some important sewing … Read more

Leader & Ender Challenge 11! Triple Treat!

It’s TIME! It’s finally time to pull out ALL the stops and issue our next Leader & Ender challenge – Triple Treat! Did you know this is our 11th Leader & Ender challenge? Yes! We’ve been doing it that long. Our first one was in 2012 with Cheddar Bow Ties, and all of our previous … Read more

Measuring Tools in Sewing | All the Tools Sewers Need

Measuring tools in sewing are essential for the perfect fit and shape of any garment or home furnishing. Even if you are a beginner sewer, you will need to measure seam allowances, hems, and markings. Some sewing patterns even just give you measurements for rectangular pieces. PinMeasuring Tools in Sewing Rather than giving you a … Read more

‘Canada’ Day

  As a child of settlers, it took some time before I began to understand the role of Europeans (in particular the French and British) in the formation of this land. I was privileged in having history teachers who taught the actual always dominant nature of the settlement (theft) of this land from the First … Read more

How to style the classy Retro Pattern

Advert/affiliate links: This blog contains affiliate links (marked with *). If you shop products via those links, I may get a small provision which helps me to maintain my blog. Of course the price doesn’t change. How to wear polka dots Polka dots are back! This cheerful and feminine pattern always adds a kind of … Read more

Sewing Machine Feet Guide {Top Feet You Need}

Use this sewing machine feet guide to make your sewing faster, more accurate, and easier. There are a huge amount of presser feet on the market and while they all perform different tasks, you only really need some of these on a regular basis. This guide will also go through some of the less common … Read more