Looking back on April, 2017

How to: make a fruity piped pincushion

How to : make a (juicy) piped pincushion

Here’s a cute little project to use up some scraps of fabric, felt and bias binding. It will also help with learning new skills to insert piping and top stitching.     You will need: scraps of fabric ( we used poly cotton poplin) scraps of felt to decorate bias binding and piping cord for piping or ready… read more

Insert Piping

How to : insert piping

Insert piping is a decorative feature. It is often featured around cushion edges and can give a really professional looking finish or is used in dressmaking to highlight a design detail such as a yoke, seam, cuff or Centre Front button band (You can buy ready made piping or you can make you own with… read more

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