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The best 5 tips to sew with knits

Open your wardrobe and take out the garments you wear and like the most. It's likely they're knit garments. That's because knits are very comfortable...

How to draft a tulip-back crop top

We're in the middle of the Summer season and, let's face it, we don't really feel like dressing up and deal with the heat. So...

How to sew a tulle circle skirt

Whether you've got a rock or a romantic soul, the tulle skirt can be the right garment for you. It just depends on the colour...

5 zero-waste gift ideas to sew this Christmas

Every Christmas season it all happens again. We throw ourselves into compulsive gift-hunting for family and friends. And quite often, anxious to get it all...

How to make a DIY leather clutch

Every time it all happens again. As Summer holidays get closer I pick a brand-new last-minute project to pack right before leaving. It's just not...

How to sew a sweater: from pattern to construction

Oggi impariamo a cucire il jersey trasformando il cartamodello della blusa Chantilly in una versatile felpa oversize. Imparerai tante tecniche nuove dalla stabilizzazione…

How to finish edges with bias binding

Knowing how to finish edges with bias binding is definitely one of the most useful techniques, especially when it comes to dressmaking. If you want...

How to sew an invisible zipper in 7 steps

Sewing an invisible zipper feels like a mission impossible? Fear not! Today I’ll tell you all the secrets on how to sew an invisible zipper...

Slow fashion: 6 ways of building a fairer wardrobe

In my last blog post I told you about Fast Fashion and its impact on our planet, on our lives. That’s right: you, me, we’re...