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Best Sewing Advent Calendars For Sewing Lovers!

One of the joys of Christmas that I miss since moving away from the UK is having a Cadbury’s advent Calendar. That daily bit of tasty chocolate has long been a joy, even if the amount of plastic and card waste on the packaging is ridiculous! This year, I’m going to make myself feel better …

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Lustworthy DIY Mules refashioned from Brogues

This tutorial on upcycling brogues into DIY mules came about after I popped onto Pinterest and searched for tutorials and found nothing. I also searched Google, and again came up empty. But why was I looking to refashion some mighty fine brogues you’re surely asking? Well, I have always wanted a pair of brogues, and …

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Choosing The Best Serger Thread For Your Serger

I often hear from people daunted at the thought of using a serger, as they see them as being a more complex machine compared to a traditional sewing machine, but sergers are actually great sewing machines and very easy to use once you know how. We can use them to finish off raw fabric edges before …

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How To Choose The Best Dress Form For Your Needs

If you make your own clothes, a dress form will be handy for fitting garments as you make them and for draping and developing patterns. Choosing the best dress form for your needs is where it gets tricky. They can be expensive clothes hanging devices if you choose the wrong dress form for your needs …

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My Sewing, Pattern Making & Fashion Design Patreon: Will You Be Joining Me?

It’s a funny thing, but over the past years since launching The Creative Curator (all the way back in 2016!) I’ve been asked many times if I have a Patreon. This is mostly by readers who wanted to support me for the content I’ve provided here on my website for free, but also for those …

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Unleash the Magic of Topstitching in Your Sewing Projects: My 7 Step Process!!

I love topstitching! Not only is it a great way to add some decorative stitching to your seams, but it can also be used as a way to strengthen or reinforce seams too! It’s often used as a way to add detailed or decorative stitching that is visible rather than hidden as part of a …

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Essential Sewing Tools: Basic Sewing Tools For beginners!

Want to learn to sew your own clothes? In that case, you’re going to need to buy some essential sewing tools and that’s where this sewing tools list comes in. As a sewing beginner, popping into your local haberdashery store to look for things for sewing can be a little scary, but if you go …

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