It’s no secret that a good rotary cutter is an essential tool for any sewist or quilter. But as we all know, those blades can get dull pretty quickly if they’re not taken care of. Fortunately, there are some simple steps you can take to ensure your rotary cutter blades stay nice and sharp for as long as possible. Read on to find out nine tips that will extend the life of your rotary cutter blades saving you time, and money, whilst reducing waste!
I recently found this fab vintage bag in a charity shop but the strap was too short for my liking… I decided to replace the strap so I could wear it cross-body, whilst adding a pop of rainbow at the same time ✂️ So here’s a quick post on how to make an adjustable bag strap!
This is a really easy project – knock one up in less than 30 minutes ⏰
Welcome to post number 3 in our Care & Repair Series! Hands up if you love a pocket?! 🙋♀️ Pockets are a complete joy to dressmakers everywhere… but what if your pocket wears out? Or are too small? In this post we’re going to walk you through how to repair a pocket, not in one but TWO ways!
This method can also be used to extend a pocket in a shop bought garment if the original pockets are too small for your needs. The joys of DIY, eh?!
Read on to learn how to repair a pocket… it’s easier than you think. We’ve even got a no sew option for you…
Welcome to post number 2 in our Care & Repair Series! Today we’re offering a solution to a common problem – how to really quickly and easily extend a waistband… without any sewing! We’ll highlight this little wonder product and run you through why you might need them and how to use these waistband extenders.
Let’s be real. The pandemic has meant that many of us have put on some extra pounds and clothes might have become a little snug!
Or perhaps you’re in the early stages of pregnancy and could do with an extra bit of room before buying some maternity clothes?
And let’s not forget – some days we’re just bigger than others… This can be due to our monthly cycles, or perhaps eating certain foods can make you bloat.
You might need some extra comfort post-surgery, or just after a jolly good meal! Or perhaps something has shrunk in the wash (that old chestnut…!)
Our bodies can even fluctuate in size from day to day so a quick temporary fix can help ease discomfort.Continue reading “How To Use Waistband Extenders – No Sew! Care & Repair Series #2”
Have you ever wondered if you can repair bra hooks when they get mangled in the wash? Or how you can save a bra that’s perfectly fine, but needs its bra clasp replacing? Keep reading and we’ll give you instructions on how you can quickly & easily complete a bra hook repair.
In this post you’ll find a full colour tutorial on how you can replace a bra back – it’s really not that tricky either. Yay!
This is the first post in our new Care & Repair Series…. we hope you find the series useful