Isn’t it funny how sometimes what seems really obvious isn’t actually that obvious… until it becomes really obvious again! (What…!?) Here’s a perfect example of what I mean… Continue reading
Aperture cards are quite handy and they’re certainly great for a quick finish, but… creatively speaking, erm, they don’t score that high, do they! And it doesn’t even take that long to be just a little bit more creative – see for yourself!
If you’re finding that you go cross-eyed when you try to cut a straight line through your linen, then this is a great tip to help you get there without any headache or accidents 😉
It can be really effective to display your stitched work in a hoop, and so straightforward… the trick is to get the back right 😉 Here’s a step-by-step tutorial on how to go about it.
Oh beads are soooo pretty ♥, but when it comes to ironing your stitching, they can turn quite ugly and spoil the effect if you don’t go about it carefully. Here’s how to keep your beads perfectly upright 🙂 Continue reading
Have you ever sewn a crystal or a button in the centre of a biscornu…? If so, then chances are you’ve experienced the frustration of 2 hands being insufficient to pinch the biscornu down AND stitch the centrepiece on tight enough! Here’s a way to do achieve this, easy peasy lemon squeezy style 🙂 Continue reading
If you’re stitching something that has to be assembled biscornu style, and you hate having to count those endless stitches to make sure your square IS STILL a square by the time it’s done, then here’s a really cool trick for you! Continue reading
If you’ve ever had to stitch a pesky stitch that stands like a Billy No-Mates in the middle of nowhere, you’ll know how tricky it is to start and stop it, without having anywhere to anchor your thread to.
Here’s a quick and easy way to do it 😉 Continue reading
If you want to apply fusible interfacing with complete piece of mind, you need to use baking paper. Yep, that’s right. Baking paper. Continue reading