Why threading a sewing machine isn’t a problem – for some!

Frustrations of threading a sewing machine

Daunting for some – not for others. Why sewing just got easier… Sewing machines: we can’t live without them. Some sewists love their machines – others find them a little frustrating. But this needn’t be the case. Even something as potentially frustrating as threading a sewing machine and winding the bobbin is for some a pleasure […]

Can you turn a sewing passion into a business?

Jaguar Sewing machines - starting your own business

Advice and examples of sewing entrepreneurship Many of us have from time to time wondered if our sewing passion could lead us on the greater things – most notably being able to give up the day job, or at least earn a little extra from our number one pastime. The simple fact is that hundreds […]

Our favourite quilting tips

Quiting tips for sewers

Everything from fabric choice to photographing your quilt… We love quilting! It’s such a terrific worldwide passion, with thousands of people improving their techniques over decades as they brush up on their knowledge. Which doesn’t mean that you have to find everything out for yourself of course – which is precisely why we thought we’d […]

Four tips for the more experienced sewer

Do the robot dance between the sewing machine and ironing board

How sewers can get even better with their sewing machines! Sewing is an interesting activity – even a passion with many of us! Joining a sewing group is a great idea – sharing tips, techniques and generally letting the excitement rub off on each other.  Not all of us can get together with groups of sewing ninjas […]

Five essential quilting tips

Quilting tips for sewing machines

Avoiding the pitfalls and concentrating on the enjoyment of sewing… We love the internet! There are so many useful hints, tips and cautionary tales for all of us who love sewing.  We thought we’d round up just a few of our favourites as an indication of the wonderful array of help and guidance that anyone […]