Sewing With Jersey & Knits

Hilary Pullen Tips & Tricks, Tricky Fabrics, Tutorial 0 Comments

Follow our advice for sewing with jersey for a professional neat finish to your garments. Watch our sewing with knits tutorial and read our top tips for sewing with Jersey and you’ll be ready to try some exciting patterns, even without an overlocker!   If you ever thought about taking up sewing, chances are that you’ve considered jersey as your …


Dressmaking tips for achieving the perfect fit!

Hilary Pullen Dressmaking Tutorials, Full Bust Adjustment, Great British Sewing Bee 1 Comment

We have some fabulous tips to share with you for achieving a better fit when dressmaking. When you watch the Sewing Bee’s being judged on their creations it all comes down to fit and finish, you need both to make your outfit look and feel professionally made. Most of us don’t have our seams inspected quite so closely, but having …

Simple Dress Pattern for Beginners

Hilary Pullen Free Sewing Patterns, Tutorial 5 Comments

Sew up this super simple dress pattern in no time at all! this easy-to-sew pattern is perfect for beginners looking to make a simple dress for the summer using cotton voile. Go bold with polka dots or choose a pretty summer pattern, this dress will work on the beach or add accessories for an evening look. Is dressmaking for me? …