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May 04, 2019

Cable knitting looks complicated but is really straightforward.

Lots of different and interesting patterns can be done when using cable knitting techniques.

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Apr 07, 2019

Hook and loop fastening is great to use in cushion covers.

Another versatile fastening is Velcro which is a hook and loop fastening and can be used in place of zips.

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Mar 09, 2019

Finding knitting patterns to make items for you and the home.

There are many knitting patterns available to help you make simple and complicated items.

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Mar 08, 2019

Finding sewing patterns for things to make, for yourself and the home.

Making things for your home or yourself can seem daunting but there are lots of sewing patterns to help you get started in the design you want.

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Aug 26, 2018

Make rocking chair cushions for added comfort to your chair

Rocking chairs can come in kit form and are usually made of wood that you can stain or paint. Designing and making rocking chair cushions will add flare and personality.

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Aug 24, 2018

How to read knitting patterns is not as hard as it looks.

Once some abbreviations are known and symbols conquered. Finding out how to read knitting patterns will come easier.

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Aug 17, 2018

Velvet fabrics give a rich luxurious look and feel to sewn items.

Have you ever wondered how velvet fabrics are made. They feel so soft and can have similar qualities to other fabrics.

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Jul 29, 2018

Different types of curtains for many different windows.

Ever wondered why there are so many types of curtains available for a window.

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Jun 08, 2018

Sewing machine feet and what type of sewing they are used for.

Sewing all different things can be challenging but it is good to know what sewing machine feet to use.

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Jun 08, 2018

Sewing scissors - different types and uses

Chose sewing scissors for cutting fabrics, threads and finishing seams.

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May 27, 2018

Need sewing storage some tips and ideas

This hobby could mean having lots of different items. Sewing storage helps to keep them all to hand.

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Mar 25, 2018

Sewing machine information and some facts.

A sewing machine has really made making cushions and clothes a lot easier.

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Mar 25, 2018

Make a pet cushion for your four legged friends.

Why not try making a pet cushion for your pet's wicker or plastic bed.

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Mar 25, 2018

Tips all about sewing, with help and instructions

Getting to know all about sewing is the first stage of cushion making and a great way to start.

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Nov 22, 2017

Knitting wool in all colours and ply can make lovely items.

Deciding on what type of knitting wool to choose for many different items from 3 ply to chunky.

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