Serger and sewing machines

This morning I sat down to make wedding table runners.  There are 10 to make, each measuring 78" x 12", so quite a lot of cutting and hemming - and before hemming - serging (yes, I know I am English and we call them overlockers, but I actually prefer the US name of serger for these amazingly useful … [Read more...]

After the rain ….

Well I wish it was AFTER the rain!  Today we have had one of those very special English West Country days.  We have had light rain, heavy rain, drizzle, mizzle and mist!  So perhaps it's a good sort of day to show you my first project for the May issue of the Bustle & Sew Magazine … [Read more...]