Sewing Tips To Be A Better Sewist

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The Beginner Note to self: Remember we sew inside out (or right sides together) then turn the pretty  side out (the right side) to hide our seams on the inside. Don’t know where to start? Take a Beginner’s Sewing Class with us! Ready for More? Need some guidance? Join our Adult Sewing Level 1 Course! … Read more

Essential Sewing Tools for Beginner Sewist

Sewing tools

The holidays are right around the corner and we always get loads of questions about what every sewist should have for their home sewing studio. There are lots of tools that are useful and it can be a bit overwhelming if you’re not familiar.  Here in the studio we teach everyone from first time sewist … Read more

Great Gifts to Sew for the Holidays

The holidays are right around the corner so it’s the perfect time to put your sewing lessons to the test! We’ve collected a few quick, thoughtful, and cool gifts a sewist of any level can create. Most of these gifts can be made with small amounts of fabric or you can use up some of you … Read more

What We Learned from Sewing 100 Raincoats

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Tips to Sew your own Raincoat for Rainy season in Vancouver Rainy season is here in Vancouver and with every season change comes sewing inspiration! Last Winter our youth after-school sewing students made their own raincoats. It was our first time teaching how to make raincoats in our youth class which meant it was a … Read more

Halloween Sewing Inspo

Halloween is right around the corner and I personally love to use it as a good excuse to stitch things up and get a little funky with outfits. I’ve got quite a few ideas for costumes, daily outfits, and decor. With the help of Pinterest of course (you can check out the seasonal board here … Read more

Practicing sewing as a beginner

Sewing is a skill that is perfected over a lot of practice and one way we help others gain confidence behind the sewing machine is by using sewing on paper practice sheets. All the sewists who have been in our studio before have used one of these to get started during our learn to sew. … Read more

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