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How to Read a Sewing Pattern Resource

Faye wanted to share this useful post from the Sewing Loft blog on How to Read a Sewing Pattern

Thanks, Faye! Very useful indeed! Don’t tell the other members but I don’t actually know how to read a sewing pattern! 🙂

That’s what happens when you go generate or draw your own all the time, or stop and do things your own way the minute you hit a step you don’t like or approve of!

Fixing Zippers 101

by Faye Morrison

Ever been at your wits end when you discover your zipper no longer works on an otherwise perfectly good jacket, dress, purse, etc?

I discovered a great new video about a product called FixnZip this morning on YouTube but haven’t tried it out yet; but I’m definitely going to try and lay my hands on one.

Fixing jackets are the absolute worst!

Make Your Own Pressing Tool

Courtesy of Guild Member, Kathleen

If you would like to follow in the footsteps of our “Pressing Maven”, Sheila MacDonald (and who in their right minds would not want to emulate her?) by focusing the steaming of your seaming, this video should help:


It is a quick video of how to make your very own dauber.
Thanks, Kathleen!