The Western Shirt – Simplicity 1327 – Part 2

It's finally finished!  Mr. B's handcrafted western shirt - in black, as requested and perfectly sized. He is a very happy man! It's taken a long time from making the toile to creating the final garment... finding the perfect black fabric was rather difficult, partly due to my lack of time for shopping and partly … Continue reading The Western Shirt – Simplicity 1327 – Part 2

Do you need an Overlocker?

I get asked this question a lot and the simple answer for me is yes! If you want your sewing to look more professional then you definitely need one. You may have an ‘overcast’ stitch setting on your regular sewing machine but I bet it doesn’t look as neat and professional as the finish of an … Continue reading Do you need an Overlocker?