Getting Started

Glossary of Sewing Terms

I can easily update this list so please ask if you have come across a new term in a pattern or tutorial that you’d like explained here.  ~ Sarah
Always backstitch at the beginning and end of your sewing.  To make a backstitch, sew two stitches forwards then two in reverse and then carry on stitching […]

What’s That Bit Called? ~ Parts of a Sewing Machine

Anatomy of A Sewing Machine
Each and every sewing machine is different but, like human bodies, they’ve all got the same bits on there somewhere…

Here’s a quick tour of my Bernina 1008 which will hopefully give you a rough idea of where similar things are on your machine.
(Click on any of the images to make them […]