Sew Over It Mia Jeans
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Sew Over It Mia Jeans

Last year I bought the Jamie Jeans pattern, some denim and the trimmings from Sewn Bristol but everything stayed in the bag. Why? Basically I was too chicken to tackle such a daunting project. As much as I LOVE the Jamie Jeans design details, I felt it was way out of my skills range. And… Continue reading Sew Over It Mia Jeans

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Califaye Collection Hampshire Trousers

The Hampshire trousers are the October installment of the Sew My Style challenge, so I’m a bit late posting but I have a good reason for that, which I’ll explain in a mo. Firstly, I bought a light weight, textured suiting, with a slight stretch, from Fabric Land in both camel and light blue colour… Continue reading Califaye Collection Hampshire Trousers

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Califaye Collection Basics Pocket Skirt

I’m going to be bluntly honest – I’d never heard of Califaye Collection before the Sew My Style project and I can’t say I was overly pleased with my finished skirt or the process to make it. I found the instructions to be more complicated than they needed to be for such a simple skirt;… Continue reading Califaye Collection Basics Pocket Skirt

The Overlocker Series, Tutorials

Overlocker Differential Feed Explained

So what is the differential feed? In a nutshell, it controls the movement of the front and rear feed dogs under the presser foot. Why would you need to adjust the differential feed? Because if you don’t, you may end up with puckering, gathering or stretching of the fabric - the picture below has all… Continue reading Overlocker Differential Feed Explained