1st September 2018

Rotary cutting

Rotary cutter, rectangular ruler and mat: these three go together, and quite simply I use them to cut anything straight!

19th September 2018

Using printed patterns

These are my top tips for using printed patterns, like the ones from my Half Yard Sewing Club projects.

16th November 2018

Choosing your first sewing machine

If you’re buying a sewing machine for the first time it can be a bit of a mine field!

1st December 2018

Needle sizes

Needles vary in length, point shape and thickness depending on their purpose.

1st July 2019


Your scissors are really important sewing tools.