Stitch Club is all about getting children into sewing, and I have plenty of experience with this. You can read the back-story on the About page, but in a nutshell, I've spent years teaching children to sew with fun and appealing projects which I've designed myself, and this is what inspired me to produce sewing kits. I hope I can help parents who are at a loss as to where to begin, help guide their children, and maybe even catch the sewing bug themselves.
I think we can all agree that face masks are here to stay for a while. When I first walked into a shop wearing a mask I found it really hard going,...
So here we go, how to make a 'window' type mount for your embroidery. This doesn't have to be a banner shape - if you want to keep it simple, just work with a square/rectangular border. I'll give measurements for the banner, but you can adapt this however you like.
This week, I'm talking about buying your first sewing machine. This may be for a child, but it may be for you as a new or returning sewer - the good news is, you don't need a separate machine for your child. I'll cover the basics of what to look for in a child-friendly machine, before delving just a little deeper into what else is out there.