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

The Secrets of Sewing Lingerie – A Book Review

Hello fellow Sewcialists, Charlotte from English Girl at Home here today, with a review of The Secrets of Sewing Lingerie by Katherine Sheers and Laura Stanford. I ordered this book shortly after it’s release, inspired by seeing photos from the book on other blogs. Lingerie Sewing Month has given me the nudge to finally sew a project from the … More The Secrets of Sewing Lingerie – A Book Review

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!

#Oonapalooza! Projects: Round-up Number 2

Hi Sewcialists, Charlotte from on blogging duties today, following Gillian’s call to arms last week.   I know that Oona/Marcy inspires ALL of us and I’m sharing some Oonapalooza! makes from the Flickr group today that prove it. Don’t forget that the deadline to post your images is 01st August. Tag/label your pics with … More #Oonapalooza! Projects: Round-up Number 2