Japanese Kimono weaving

About handwoven Japaneses kimono

How to Sew Handwoven Fabric

Simple instructions for How To Sew Handwoven Fabrics

Handweaving – Clothing Patterns

Book review: Clothing Patterns from the Weaving Room

Handwoven Quilts

Threads of Time – quilts from the Mothers of Invention Exhibit

Janome Sewing Machine: aa112010

If you have been following some of my posts to our Delphi Forum, I had mentioned that I was on a search for a new sewing machine. When I moved to London several years ago, I had purchased a budget sewing machine – a Janome. At the time I knew that I would eventually need … Continue reading “Janome Sewing Machine: aa112010”

How to Make Bias Tape

Hww to Make Bias Tape Binding Cut a few strips of fabric on the bias using a rotary cutter or scissors. For this mask, I am cutting the tape to approx. 5 cm width. Sew Bias Tape into Strips Place 2 ends of Bias Tape together at an angle, so that when you sew them, … Continue reading “How to Make Bias Tape”

Handwoven Sewing Patterns

Free patterns and projects you can sew with handwoven fabrics.

How to Sew a Face Mask

Pleated Facemask Pattern Since I have developed asthma and had cancer awhile ago, I have found it necessary to wear a face mask when I work with fluffy fibre or with dyes. I have been using the thin paper style of mask and haven’t been entirely happy with how they fit. I find that masks … Continue reading “How to Sew a Face Mask”