Layout and Cutting – Marking all those Shapes

All those marks on patterns are (usually) there for a reason, but often it just feels tedious to mark all of them. Experienced sewists are often tempted to omit the markings because “we know what it’s for and can do it during construction”, but sometimes it’s satisfying doing it anyway. But, how do you make sure they are aligned, the correct mark, stay around for as long as you need, and disappear before the finished product? Continue reading “Layout and Cutting – Marking all those Shapes”

Serger tension: troubleshooting by a beginner

Have you ever had a problem that was so easy to solve once you knew the solution? Yeah, so have I, many times. This time, it was the case of the overhanging loops on a brand new serger, and how a simple setting fixed it! Continue reading “Serger tension: troubleshooting by a beginner”