Some say there are no mistakes when it comes to sewing and that everyone has their own unique way of doing things, and while that is partly true there are a few errors that many – including myself – sometimes make when starting out that can really affect the outcome of a project. I’ve compiled a few key ones here, partly in the hope that a beginner will be saved a few hours of unpicking, and partly to remind myself not to make them. Continue reading “Common Sewing Mistakes”
Individually, sewing and blogging are hobbies that can take over your life if you let them – do both, and you may find yourself having no time for anything else. A lot goes into creating a successful blog post – photography, photo-editing, writing, yet more editing, promotion on social media, the list goes on – and when you add the fact that you have to sew in order to have something to blog about, you could end up with blogger burnout.
I still have much to learn in this area, but there are a few rules that I try to live by in order to avoid getting overwhelmed – hobbies are supposed to be fun, after all. Here are my top three tips for sewing and blogging while still having time for work, rest and play. Continue reading “Top 3 Time-Management Tips for Sewing Bloggers”
On the days when you just don’t know what to wear, monochrome is your friend: it makes you appear well put together even if you got ready in five minutes, and is so classic and timeless that you’ll be in style whatever the trends dictate. Basically, it’s the lazy person’s way to look good, which, quite frankly, I’m all for. Continue reading “I Heart Monochrome”