Tips for Buying an Overlocker

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If you’ve been sewing for a little while you’ll probably have come across the word ‘overlocker’. You may be wondering what exactly this machine does and whether you need one. While this nifty machine is not absolutely necessary to have in your sewing arsenal at the beginning, you may find that as your confidence grows, you’d like to achieve a …

A Guide to Sewing Machine Needles

Sewing Machine Needles

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Sewing machine needles are available in a range of shapes and sizes. Choosing the correct needle will depend on the type of fabric you’re working on and the type of finish or decoration you want to achieve. Follow our handy guide to choosing the correct needles for your projects below.   It’s really important that you choose the correct needles …

Jump into Jersey Pattern Edit

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Hands up if cosy, stretchy fabrics have taken precedence in your sewing projects lately. We hear you. Jersey is a beginner-friendly material that can be used to whip up warm, wearable garments that are perfect for your working from home wardrobe. Check out our ‘Jump into Jersey’ pattern edit below and be prepared to make gorgeous, super soft garments you’ll …