Initial projects in Sew It Academy I have recently enrolled with Sew It Academy, an online sewing school, as they have a dedicated menswear pathway and release a new 'project' every month. At $11.97 per month (£9.11 apx.) for a single pathway or $17.97 (£13.68 apx.) for both women's and menswear I think the price … Continue reading Simple bags – Sew It Academy initial projects
After spending nearly an hour sewing around various shapes with an unthreaded needle we finally graduated on to using thread! The lesson was quite fun actually and I did learn some things about adjusting the tension in bobbins and different types of needle and feet. We even graduated onto fabric and different stitches eventually: My … Continue reading Sewing Lesson #1
Well it's an old hobby really. While idly googling early this year I stumbled across Barry Rogers School of Sewing in Southampton and they had a 'beginners' course starting in January for 6 weeks. I'm not a complete beginner but looking at the course description it contained things I'd never heard of: 'Hong Kong seam' … Continue reading New year, new hobby!