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Dressmaking with Quilting Cotton

Quilting cotton divides the dressmaking community. It is deemed as an inferior material with wacky colourful design but I'm pretty certain that the majority of home sewists began with quilting cotton. When you walk into a fabric shop often quilting cotton is the material that draws your eye first. The beautiful bolts of colourful designs… Continue reading Dressmaking with Quilting Cotton

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Sewing with Challenging Fabrics

As my confidence has grown so has been my ventures into using difficult/challenging fabrics. I have made many mistakes and projects have ended up in the bin and I have spent many hours trawling through the suggestions from google. Alice-May from Merry Makes by Alice-May asked some advice on working with the tricky fabric so… Continue reading Sewing with Challenging Fabrics