Patchwork vs Quilting

If you’re interested in sewing, you’ll have probably heard of patchwork and quilting. Let’s take a look at these two sewing techniques, the differences between them, and some examples of popular projects. What is patchwork? Patchwork involves sewing together different...

How Sewing Can Improve Your Mental Health

We all need to switch off from the pressures of everyday life occasionally. And what could be more mindful than sewing? The concentration and focus required can help calm the mind and is thought to be an effective way to manage anxiety and depression.  And when...

7 Tips To Make You A Better Sewist

If you’ve completed a few beginner’s sewing projects and are now ready to refine your sewing skills, why not read up on some tips? There are always new sewing skills and techniques to work on when practising with sewing machines, so why not start with the following...

6 Great Beginner Sewing Projects

Getting stuck into a project is an excellent way to develop your sewing skills and get tangible results. Whether you’re completely new to sewing or you’ve stitched by hand before but want to give sewing machines a go, here are some fun sewing projects suitable for...

How To Choose The Right Sewing Thread

You have your sewing project in mind, your fabrics gathered and sewing machine ready to go. But have you stopped to consider the right sewing thread for your project? Choosing the correct thread for your sewing machine is not only essential for ensuring the best final...

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