Tag Archives: Overlocker

Conquering Fear!

I’ve got a bit behind in writing posts, so you’ve got two for one here, a bargain πŸ™‚ Over the summer I bought a new sewing machine, not a standard one, but an overlocker / coverstitch machine. My overlocker was … Continue reading

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Sewing knits; Butterick 6258

A couple of weeks ago I went on a great course at the Yorkshire School of Sewing to learnΒ  to use my overlocker, it inspired me to conquer my fear of sewing knits and jerseys! A few days after I … Continue reading

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Mastering my Overlocker

My overlocker is probably about 25 years old, I bought it when I was making a lot of wedding and evening dresses to help finish seams neatly. I have to confess I never really mastered sewing with it as an … Continue reading

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