Build your own Peg Loom

Build your own Peg Loom

How to build a Peg Loom for weaving with basic household tools 2020, being a somewhat unusual year has given us some extra time to think about what we are using and what we are throwing away. We have been making and selling peg looms for recycling for a number of...
Making face shields with a 3d printer

Making face shields with a 3d printer

Making simple face shields with a 3d printer Wanting to do something to help fight Corona Virus, we had a look round our workshops to find anything that could either be useful or repurposed. In countries all over the world there have been pleas for extra protective...
How to make a simple face mask

How to make a simple face mask

Make your own fabric face masks  The last few weeks, I have had many requests for fabric face masks. In order to encourage others to make these masks, I’m putting the pdf pattern and instructions for anyone who wants to download it. Download pdf pattern and...
Our New Mini Mannequins

Our New Mini Mannequins

 Our new Mini Mannequins are finally here, the smaller sister to our half size dressforms. We have been working with this for some time as we have been experimenting with their digital pattern blocks which we are providing with the mannequins along with some really...
Inkscape Digital Sewing Patterns

Inkscape Digital Sewing Patterns

Introduction to making digital sewing patterns with Inkscape We have been trying out free and open source software, Inkscape to create our own digital sewing patterns. This is the first two in a set of videos that will be showing you how to use Inkscape to develop...