Overlocking for Baby

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

Simple Summer Clothes for Children

I’d forgotten how quickly a child’s garment can be constructed. Admittedly, I chose the pattern partly because it was described as simple but even so, the process has been quite quick for the tortoise of a seamstress; I could never go on the Great British Sewing Bee because I would struggle with the time constraints! The pattern I used was See & Sew 3889 and … Continue reading Simple Summer Clothes for Children