Cutting fabric with Silhouette Cameo 4

I’m exploring some of the less common options with the Silhouette Cameo. My second hand machine came with a rotary cutter blade, so attempting to cut fabric was a natural step. I had mixed results for my first attempt.I attempted to cut the strips for bias binding with the Cameo. The software design was fairlyContinue reading “Cutting fabric with Silhouette Cameo 4”

Organising your makes: Pinterest, Trello or Raindrop

I am a born planner and I love any tech tool that will help organise my projects. I’ve written this guide for people who want a tech solution to keep track of sewing plans and progress. This guide is to compare the merits of the free version of three apps/ websites: Pinterest, Trello and RaindropContinue reading “Organising your makes: Pinterest, Trello or Raindrop”

Why your first machine can be second(hand): a guide for new sewists

Learning to sew your own clothes can be made extra-daunting by the huge variety of sewing machines out there. A brand-new machine that is decent quality will start at $200- $300 AUD. In order to get a better value machine (under $100), I’d recommend starting with a secondhand machine.

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