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Friday, 16 November 2018

A touch of Christmas embroidery


Machine embroidery for beginners - thoughts on Embroidery machines

I have just made myself a Christmas sweatshirt and thought it was a good opportunity to talk a bit about Embroidery Machines in general. Of course the real experts are Jaycotts so if this post sparks some interest then please telephone them for a no-obligation chat on 01244 394 099

This is my experience with machine embroidery.


This is a very simple sweatshirt made in a looped back sweatshirt fabric. This particular fabric comes in about 16 colours and is inexpensive Looped back sweatshirting A top like this is perfect for lounging in..




I have made this pattern before and for details of how to make it see my blog post  -you can find it here Drama Llama sweatshirt



Do watch my YouTube video where my tops feature 

Thursday, 15 November 2018

Make.very easy soft toys and Christmas Decorations for your tree



Soft toys for gifting

 plus some easy to sew Tree decorations


 Soft toys look daunting to make and I admit they can be fiddly, but follow the instructions carefully and you cannot go wrong. Who would not be delighted to receive one of these creatures as a gift.



Tree decoration


This is Donald the Owl showing you just some of the large range of patterns sold by Jaycotts Sewing patterns by Brand the patterns used for these toys are all from the Simplicity range at Jaycotts.