with Di Kendall
Binding and Facings
Passing on tried and tested techniques is my passion. However there's more than one way to do most things, do what works for you. I certainly use different methods depending on the fabric I'm using.
Hand made buttonholes & much more
Sewing on a Budget Part 1 using items you find around the house
Collars and Cuffs
Sewing on a budget part 2 pressing aids usually found in a kitchen
Openings and Plackets
Sewing Machines, making the most of their features
Understanding fabrics, what they're made from and which is best for your project is one of the most difficult things to gain experience with. Nothing beats getting into a fabric shop and actually handling cloth. Click here to benefit from my years of curating fabric....being a fabric hoarder!
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