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How to Organise Sewing Patterns, Fabric and Projects

So, you’ve firmly fallen down the sewing rabbit hole, you’ve got tonnes of patterns, notions, fabric, and you’ve probably got loads of project ideas floating around your head 24/7. But how to you organise it all?

Answer: digitally, with Trello.

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How to Sew With Fleece

Some fabrics are notorious for being difficult to sew with. Fleece is one of them. Click through for a few tips for sewing with fleece.

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How to Get the Most out of your Fabric

Or, how to get three projects out of one duvet cover.

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What to do With Fabric Offcuts, Scraps and Remnants

If you’ve made a few (or many) garments before, chances are you’ll have a bag, box or bin full of scraps and offcuts that are too small to make another garment.

Or, perhaps, you only bought a metre of fabric, a bolt end or a remnant, and now you’re stuck for ideas?

Read on for patterns and tutorials for small fabric requirements.

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A Beginners Guide to UK Online Fabric Shops

A question I see a lot in Facebook groups and other sewing communities is where to buy fabric online.

Take a look at some on my favourite online UK fabric shops, with something to suit all budgets.

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How-to: Sew on a Budget

It’s no secret that sewing as a hobby can become incredibly expensive very quickly.

Take a look at a few steps you can take to reduce costs, and learn to sew cheaply on a budget without sacrificing quality.