In order to be able to make good use of my overlocker that I got for Christmas, Mr Stepherella paid for me to have a 1-2-1 sewing lesson at Sew Over It in Clapham this week. It was my birthday present – how cool is that?! The lesson was with Sue, who was very lovely. We covered the basics of overlocking and I now have a much … Continue reading Overlocking Glory
Did anyone else have to wear blue gingham dresses for their summer school uniform? Well, we did. It could be any shade of blue but my mum always made our dresses out of dark blue gingham and, of course, I wanted the shop bought light blue one that my friends had! Well…I don’t think I’ve worn gingham since I left primary school but kind of … Continue reading Back to School!!
That is crafting with a baby around!! They’re not wrong to say that a newborn baby takes up a lot of time. The day passes by without me seeming to achieve very much at all. That’s not entirely true…I’m just not getting all that much crafting done. It just seems wrong to sit down at the sewing machine when the bathroom is in need of … Continue reading And so it begins…
I was lucky enough to get an overlocker for Christmas. Followers on Instagram might have seen some evidence of its use – here and here!! I’ve enjoyed using it despite the frustrations of learning to thread it and needles breaking. I certainly like the lovely finished seams that result. Of course, to start with I just practiced on scraps of fabric of different types, slightly … Continue reading Overlocking for Baby