Hemline Sewing Gauge

Hello! After a little break, I am back with a weekly product review! This week I am looking at this little Hemline Sewing Gauge. I have seen a few different versions of these handy little gadgets popping up all over the internet lately so I was pleased to be able to give this one a…

How to Repair Pulls/Snags in Knits

Okay, I've got something a little bit different for you today. It's not *technically* a sewing tool but I think it fits really well with sustainable sewing, slow fashion and generally being an environmentally conscious consumer. I read somewhere recently (think it was Fashion Revolution) that the most sustainable garment in the world is the…

Recycled Thread: Making a 100% Recycled Garment

Hello! It's time for the next installment of my product review series called Tool Thursdays and this time I have my hands on a product I am really excited about! Thread giants Gutermann have been innovating and have come out with 100% recycled polyester thread made from recycled plastic bottles. Less energy is required to…

Pastel Perfection: Marbled Glass Headed Pins

Hello! I'm going crazy and comin' at ya on a Thursday! Say whaaaat? "What is this madness?!" I hear you cry! But I'm so excited to share with you some news! I can finally reveal that I am super lucky to be partnering up with some of my favourite haberdashery brands to bring you a…

French Curve and Fitting Adjustments

AAAAaaages ago I was sent a Metric French Curve to review by Minerva Crafts. I completely forgot to post about it on here but there has been lots of discussion recently online about measurements/size and making adjustments to fit our bodies. I hadn't used a French Curve before - I have always just freehand drawn…