Preventive Sewing-Machine Maintenance - Threads
26 mins Published on Oct 29, 2012 This is what I call production quality, people! Here is an awesome old show where Tim Hunkin explains the history and mechanics of the sewing machine. At one point, Tim demonstrates the main princples of the machine by making a huge human sewing machine. I highly recommend this for beginners sewists especially but also to anybody who loves machines and/or sewing!
Get the sewing tutorial & pattern to sew a 3-D triangle coin purse. The tetrahedron shape makes good coin purse that it suitable to keep small change and also for the ease of getting the correct coin in a quick glance. Design inspired by the wrapped glutinous rice dumpling (??, Zòngzi) of a Chinese traditional festival, DuanWu Festival (???).
Triangle Coin Purse - How to sew
Personalized Patterns: Fitting & Altering - Front Cover
Dreamtime Creations: source for Swarovski crystals, etc.
Roullet et Decamps old lady knitting French automaton with paper mache head.
Magpie patterns (bee keeper's quilt)
reusable produce bag
hand-worked buttonhole instructions from Made by Hand- the Great Sartorial Debate