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Johanna

  • The inside scoop of my Patreon

    Patreon has become one of the most popular way to support independent creators and for creators to deliver special bonus stuff to the supporters. I support creators on Patreon myself and I also have my own sewing Patreon page that I set up last year.…

  • How to sew a narrow hem

    This is hands down the best method for sewing narrow hems on thin fabrics. The trick is to stitch a row of straight stitches close to the edge and then use that row of stitches as a guide when folding the fabric. Plus as a…

  • Video: Not everything about sewing is fun!

     Sewing is fun…for the most part. But there is some stuff that fills me with low-key dread every time I have to do them. So, in this video, I talk about four things that really puts me off, to the point that they sometimes…

  • Knit running hat

    Lately several of my sewing projects have been centred around keeping warm when exercising outdoors and when I’m running and biking I need something unobtrusive on my head that is warm, but not too warm. Hence why I drafted this knit hat pattern.  It covers…

  • Video: How to use a tailor’s awl for sewing

    Are you using a tailor’s awl for sewing? I think it’s an excellent (and budget-friendly) tool that is perfect for marking everything from buttonholes to pleats and darts. And if we can get over the fear of punching holes in the fabric we will be rewarded…