Sewing Tips

  1. Get 5 Quick & Easy PUL Project Ideas!

    Get 5 Quick & Easy PUL Project Ideas!
     It’s official, winter is round the corner! Time to get out the wellies, raincoats and umbrellas. But have you ever thought about making your own waterproof projects?! There’s so many different projects you can sew up with PUL fabric - it’s super versatile. We can’t get enough of this fabric, hence the maaaany makes we’ve sewn up recently. Since the...
  2. 3 DIY Gift Ideas For Grandparents

    3 DIY Gift Ideas For Grandparents
    Do you celebrate grandparents day? We didn’t know it was “a thing” until very recently! Nothing says “I Love You” like handmade! So with that in mind,  we’ve put together 3 project ideas you can sew up for grandma or grandpa this year. It’s only 2 weeks away and always on the first Sunday of every October - this year...
  3. Go Super Size with Extra Wide Fabrics!

    Go Super Size with Extra Wide Fabrics!
    Ever heard the term "wide backs" and wondered what it means? No - it's not a dressmaking alteration for the broad shouldered! Some of you beginner seam-stars out there might have come across some fabrics on our website which are a huuuuge 106” wide and might think, why on earth would you need a piece of fabric that wide?! Well...
  4. Dressmaking patterns for all occasions!

    Dressmaking patterns for all occasions!
    Dressmakers! We have a fantastic range of patterns for you from Jalie, covering maternity wear, baby clothing, childrens wear, active wear and office attire. You’ll be feeling super stylish in these gorgeous garments for any occasion! The patterns range from sizes 2T to US24. Printed on heavy weight white paper, these patterns can be used again and again. Jalie have...
  5. Too hot to handle or too cold to hold? Learn all about Insul-Bright!

    Too hot to handle or too cold to hold? Learn all about Insul-Bright!
    Is your next project too hot to handle or too cold to hold? You need Insul-Bright! Insul-Bright is an insulated wadding that keeps hot things hot and cold things cold.  In our latest guide, you will learn: ✂️ What is Insul-Bright? ✂️ How do we use it? ✂️ What projects can we make with it? All is revealed over in...
  6. PUL Live Resources

    Hey Seam-Stars! I hope you all enjoyed learning all about PUL fabrics this morning and all the different prints we have to offer! If you missed the live stream, you can watch it below. Links to everything Kellie mentioned during the live are below: PUL Fabrics (15% off until Sunday!) Hemline Clips PUL Guide Bib Tutorial Wet Bag Tutorial Mattress...
  7. Zips Resources

    Zips Resources
    Thank you for tuning into our Facebook live today all about zips! We hope you learnt a lot all about the different types of zips! Everyday is a school day right? If you missed it, you can check out the video below. Here are the links to all of the products we mentioned during the live: 2 Way Zips Chunky...
  8. Batik Fabric Guide

    Batik Fabric Guide
    Have you worked with Batik Fabrics before? Do you know about the incredible way they are made? They are such a beautiful interesting fabric with such a fascinating history so we thought we would share a fabric guide all about them! We also cover a few handy tips about working with the fabrics, from washing to sewing! What will you be making with Batik fabrics? Have a read of the blog...
  9. Tops tips for sewing denim - Free cheat sheet

        To celebrate the fact that we've had oodles of denim arrive this week we thought we'd put together a free cheat sheet for you to download which details some top tips for sewing and handling denim. Our cheat sheet is a great summary of bullet points and includes tips based on our most frequently asked questions about denim. Download...

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