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Monthly Archives: August 2013

  • Slimming Styles for Sewists

    NewIt is now time to turn our attention to sewing for the coming autumn but no need to despair. Lots of the high street shops have shift dresses with a different coloured centre panel – these are very flattering if you use a dark fabric for the sid...
  • Learn to sew for a return to cottage industry

    While many people learn to sew purely as a hobby for their free time, there is good reason to suspect that more and more people are picking up their knitting needles and bobbins as a way to boost their income. A report from Direct Line for Business cl...
  • Men's sewing patterns can help high-power women manage household finances

    Women are increasingly having to strike a balance between their work and home lives, while keeping their household on track - and men's sewing patterns could make a small contribution towards being able to do just that. A report entitled Women, Power ...
  • Learn to sew now for back-to-school savings

    The back-to-school adverts have already started to appear on TV, making it the perfect time to learn to sew, in preparation for another academic year's worth of mending. If you already have advanced sewing skills, you might want to consider making som...
  • Truly Inspired by Festival of Quilts

    Truly Inspired by Festival of Quilts I’ve just come back from a fabulous quilting show – probably the biggest and best in Europe! Now that is a claim and a half. Packed with quilts made by every type of quilter – from absolute beginners who ...
  • Men's sewing patterns can help furnish a walk-in wardrobe

    A walk-in wardrobe is a dream feature for many Britons' homes, but picking up a few good men's sewing patterns could be a useful step towards filling the space with interesting garments, without breaking the bank. If you have a spare room in your home...
  • Sewing patterns can reduce risk of buyer remorse

    Learn to sew and invest in a selection of versatile sewing patterns, and you can reduce your risk of experiencing 'buyer remorse'. The old adage of 'buyer beware' seems to be alive and well in the 21st century, as figures from the Debt Advisory Centre...

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