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Friday, 21 August 2015

FREE Patterns from Craftsy

Everyone loves a sale but what is even better than a sale?   FREE!

Check out Craftsy's Top 20 Free Sewing patterns

Bags, home decor, baby accessories, pincushions and more.  Check out the very easy wrap dress pattern - perfect for warmer weather which is just around the corner (fingers crossed).

Wednesday, 5 August 2015

SA Inspiration Day - Inside Secrets & Finishing Touches

 SA Inspiration Day - Inside Secrets & Finishing Touches

Saturday 29th August 2015
Larraine Jenkins, nationally renowned tutor and passionate about sewing and dressmaking, will present a full day program on how to achieve professional results that take your garment from the home made look to a professional finish. Lots of hints and tips will be given throughout the day. Come and take advantage of Larraine’s experience with techniques she has developed over many years of sewing.

The days presentation will include:

  • the correct interfacing for the garment and for decorative stitching
  • edging tapes-where, why and how to apply
  • how to achieve perfect topstitching
  • tips for perfect piping
  • collars- perfect points and tips on interfacing

Larraine will bring along garments for display and have examples of techniques discussed in the class. Also, the tapes, interfacings and other sewing aids discussed will available for sale on the day. Please visit the Australian Sewing Guild website  or click here.