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Best Tools for Every Dressmaker

Having sewn for years, I feel I have found the BEST tools for your sewing kit.  A great pair of Scissors is essential!  I personally need mine to be light weight, as I often get arthritic in my hands.  Of course they need to be super sharp and not blunt easily. Thread Snips that are solid and super sharp.  I bet you know what I’m talking about when you have to try and cut the…

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Oilcloth Lunch Bags

I made these oilcloth lunch bags back in 2010!  I look at them and still love them.  I had made one as an Easter gift for one of the kids teachers, they used to tell me everyday that they saw the teacher carrying it to the staff room. These make gorgeous gifts and are easy to make. They are made with Oilcloth.  This particular oilcloth I used is Mexican Oilcloth, it is quite thick.  I…

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Best Scissors – Dressmaking Shears

  For years I have been searching for the best scissors at an affordable price.  I believe I have found the perfect pair!  These are designed in Toronto, Canada & handcrafted in Shenzhen. They come in a range of sizes 8″ – $52 9″ – $55 10″ – $60 11″ – $65 Thread Snips includes protective cap $20 I was surprised at how light weight they are.  The 8″ are perfect for children! They come…

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Zip Pouch

These Zip Pouches never get old!  Why not make these for your friends & family this Christmas.  You can fill them with some products for summer.  I do not go anywhere without my We Are Feel Good Suncreen & Zinc.  I first tried this in 2016 when I went to the Margaret River Pro.  I think its the best sunscreen Ive ever tried.  Check out their products over here. Carmex for the lips are a…

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