Book Review – Sew It Up

  Introduction Sew It Up: a modern manual of sewing techniques: A Modern Manual of Practical and Decorative Sewing Techniques by Ruth Singer.  Published by Kyle Books. As the introduction says ‘Sewing is no longer the preserve of housewives. More and more people are making or customising their own clothes,…

Let your fingers do the stroking

I’m about to share stimulating ideas about fingers, stroking, and positioning—related to stitching, that is, not, ahem, anything else. So read on, as this quick article is Safe For Work. Today’s message is simply this:  let your finger or needle stroke your threads as you stitch. Your needlework will look…