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What is INTERFACING?

  INTERFACING is a supporting fabric in a garment or craft project, it is designed to give your fabric structure where needed.  For example you will find interfacing in a waistband, collar & cuffs.  It acts as a stabiliser, stiffener in hard wearing areas. INTERFACING comes in a variety of weights.  Lightweight, medium weight & heavy weight. Choose your interfacing based on the type of fabric you are using and also look at what you…

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Sewing Retreat Perth

Our Cocktails & Stitches Retreat at the luxurious Crown Towers Perth on 19 & 20 May 2018 is not too far away now and its time to start thinking about your projects. I have put a few things together here to give some ideas. I particularly like the pre cut Liberty Fabric that are available at The Strawberry Thief.  You can choose from jelly rolls, charm squares or hexagons.  Robyn also has the full range…

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Colette Pattern – Moneta Dress

Its not often I purchase a pattern and make a dress for myself, simply because I have the drafting skills to make my own and because most patterns I buy I end up altering somehow because Im so particular and fussy.  This time I wanted to find a pattern to suit the fabric I had bought, a garment I could literally whizz up. I found the Colette Patterns Moneta Dress Pattern and I love it!…

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