Learn how to gather fabric in this guide from Wendy Ward, author of How to Sew Sustainably.
In part 2 of Kerry Green’s appliqué series learn more appliqué techniques including bias tape appliqué and quick turn appliqué.
Learn how to make a wonky star block. This improv quilt block is 9 inches.
A beginners guide to corset fabrics to help you choose the best fabric for your corset.
This ultimate sewing thread guide teaches you about the different types of thread and when to use them.
Guide to sewing machine needles
Read our beginner’s guide to applique covering several different applique techniques.
How to solve common issues with sewing machine thread tension.
A beginner’s guide to overlocker stitches and when to use each stitch.
An introduction to longarm quilting plus a list of longarm quilters in the UK.
Learn how to sew an economy block and strings block using foundation paper piecing techniques.
Learn how to prepare an embroidery for framing with this step by step tutorial.
What is polycotton and what can you sew with it? Find out more with our fabric guide.
Techniques on how to adjust your presser foot pressure on a sewing machine
Free overlocker patterns to make for your wardrobe, your kids and your home.
Learn about the different types of interfacing and how to know which one to use.
A beginner’s guide to bias binding – how to make it, how to sew it and ways to use it.
Learn how to add a variety of bag handles and bag straps to your handmade bags.