If you have a larger bust (lucky you!) and find that you struggle to get the fit right on wrap bodices, you may need to do a full bust adjustment (FBA). Here is our step-by-step guide for altering The Maria Dress pattern so you can get the perfect custom fit.
Join the slow stitching revolution with our free essential embroidery skills workshop. Embroidered details are hot stuff on the high street and an easy way to refashion plain garments in your wardrobe.
Keep your sunnies protected from scratches while you’re out and about this summer! Jennie Jones is here to show you how to sew a lined case with this free tutorial…
True to their name, invisible zips are barely visible from the right side of the garment and so are ideal for giving dresses and skirts a neat finish. Follow these steps and we’ll show you how to insert a visible zip into your next project.
Elastic is one of the most useful items in the haberdashery. We talk you through how to sew with elastic and add it to the clothes you make. Read on to find out how to use it to create clever effects and comfortable garments.
Master coral stitch in time for Christmas with this quick-sew embroidery hoop DIY by Mollie Johanson.
Ramp up the cute factor on dresses, tops and trousers with our step-by-step guide to adding a patch pocket.
So you’re new to dressmaking and you’ve treated yourself to your first ever sewing pattern! Now what do you do with it? From cutting and joining the pieces, to understanding the markings and knowing how much fabric to buy, our essential guide is here to help.
Welcome to week 2 in our Sewing School series of essential dressmaking guides for beginners. This week, find out how to adjust a pattern to fit your measurements perfectly.
Are you new to dressmaking or wondering where to start? We’re here to help! Our new Sewing School series is a set of free virtual workshops to answer all your questions about how to get begin making your own clothes.