Afternoon

  • The Catch Stitch

    I'm going to be selling sewing patterns at the Vintage Experience fashion expo in Cape Town at the end of the month, which got me thinking about al...
  • The perfect rolled hem

    I was recently tasked with making a small pocket square to go along with a bow tie. A classy complementary accessory, of course. But I only had the...
  • Exploring the Flat Fell Seam

    My first attempt at a flat-fell seam fell, well, a little flat.The seams of most jeans and men's dress shirts are often felled, as it makes for a s...
  • How to cross stitch

    Cross stitch is fun and simple, and a nice way to get into sewing or crafting. A small cross stitch sampler makes a great gift, piece of wall art, ...
  • A foray into French seams

    A short and easy French seams tutorial French seams are so enviably neat and stylish, I just had to try them for myself. And seriously, it sounds w...