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”
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”
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.
It’s warming up in Perth, and I want to make a swimwear coverup for the days ahead at the beach or river. I don’t swim much but I’d like something that I can wade in, when chatting to my kids/ breaking up fights. Essential criteria are:
Pattern: Ogden Cami Designer: True Bias Size: 10 Fabric: Navy and white rayon deadstock from Megan Nielsen’s new store Adjustments: None
This is a simple planner that I developed in Word, and is a free download from my dropbox page. The page has x2 planners per A4 page, and as it’s in Word you can edit it to suit your own planning process.