Learn to sew with @ItsSewSimple

Learn to sew with @ItsSewSimple


My new workshops start next week at The artsDepot and I still have some places left. I am starting with a 4 week beginners course, then I have created a family programme. For the beginners course book here:


The Family course will be designed for a parent and child to work as a pair on different sewing projects. You will decorate and make each week, working on different surface decoration techniques and then sewing the fabric into different products.

I am creating a flyer and will share this with you next week. This will be available at The ArtsDepot and links to the details will be on their website. Watch this space!

Free Resource

This week I have been preparing help sheets, these will be used in my workshops next week and you can also down load here.

Pincushion worksheet

Sewing techniques

Every week I will also share a simple sewing tip: I will post a video on Instagram and Facebook to demonstrate the tip, you can follow me here: https://www.instagram.com/itssewsimple/

This week it is Turning corners

Always make sure your machine needle is down before you lift the take up lever. This will make sure that you have a perfect square corner with no gaps. You will keep the position this way. Here is a video demonstration:

Sewing tip

Next week will be Joining binding.

Primary Textiles club

I have also been working with Wren Primary school twice a week, the children in years 1 and 2 have been learning about; the art of Indian pattern, henna hand designs and this week they started to decorate a pillow case with my collection of wooden Indian blocks. I got these from https://theartycraftyplace.co.uk/ they have an amazing selection.

Here are some of the children’s art work. They were so focused and loved working with paint.

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I would love to see your makes, especially if you make one of my kits. Please post on Instagram and or Facebook with the hashtag ItsSewSimple.

Have a great week.