Talking: Magda from Sewansome

Tell us a little bit about yourself, where did your passion for sewing come from? I grew up in Slovakia, with mum, and I was always full of beans and quite a handful so mum decided to occupy my body and mind. She taught me lot of crafts since very young age. I had my first toy sewing machine at the age of 7 and was sewing clothes for dolls by hand and on this…
Read More

Tracing a sewing pattern

Baked bean pattern weights not obligatory! So you’ve got your pattern home from the shop, carefully unfurl the pattern sheet but then what? You could chop into the sheet, cutting out the pieces in your size.. But, what happens if you fancy making it again in a bigger size? You’ll have discarded the rest of the paper. So, instead of merrily cutting into the pattern sheet, bring in you roll of Swedish Tracing Paper, lay…
Read More