Around the World with 5 Inspirational Bloggers & Instagramers

For many years I have been sewing by myself, alone in my sewing room, without the slightest inkling that there are people like me out there. In fact unaware of a whole world of learning, sewcialising, sharing and encouragement available via the sewing blogosphere. So when I started my sewing blog,, in late 2014, it felt … More Around the World with 5 Inspirational Bloggers & Instagramers

My Inspirations

Hi Sewcialists! I’m Emma of Emma and her Machine and I write a blog here on WordPress about my sewing adventures – I made my first pattern last year and I’ve been learning ever since. I use my blog to record my journey, the improvement of my skills and to make sure I push myself to keep on getting … More My Inspirations

Polka Dot Round Up

Well it’s the end of January (where did the month go!?) and so it’s time for a polka dot round up! Ready to see spots?  Here we go . . . A colorful dress from Vanessa A pretty Jasmine blouse by Caroline Tasha’s spotted Simplicity 1364 A fun take on polka dots by Raphaelle Cheryl’s cool … More Polka Dot Round Up

It’s #SewDisney time!

Happy Halloween, sewcialists! Can you believe November starts tomorrow? And that means it’s time to kick off our new sewalong theme for the month–all things Disney/Pixar! I’m very excited to be co-hosting this with Katie–she’ll be checking in soon with some ideas for the kids in your life, and I’m going to show some things … More It’s #SewDisney time!

How’s Everyone Doing with Sew Green December?

December is officially half over and we are all up to our necks in Christmas present sewing, planning holiday parties, attending holiday parties, traveling, and the general escalating chaotic mess that marks the passage of time in the last month of the year. Everyone, Take a breath Take a pause Sit down with a cuppa … More How’s Everyone Doing with Sew Green December?