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  • Summer Dress in Beach Huts Fabric
    July 27, 2022

    Summer Dress in Beach Huts Fabric

          This 100% Organic Cotton from Jaycotts.co.uk could not be more summery. It is cool and fresh and screams out to be made into a cool dress for yourself or a child.  I wanted to pick out one of...

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  • A review of the OLISO-TG1600 SMART IRON
    July 15, 2022

    A review of the OLISO-TG1600 SMART IRON

      Choosing your iron is as important as choosing your sewing machine. A good sewist will set the ironing board up every time she sits down to sew.  Why is this important?  Put simply if you press every seam and...

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  • Gorgeous Simplicity Fabric
    June 23, 2022

    Gorgeous Simplicity Fabric

     Have you seen the high quality fabrics now on sale at Jaycotts If you haven't then you are missing out.     This fabric is made from 100% Organic cotton , there are many other  fabulous prints on  their website,  but it is...

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  • Why I love my embroidery machine 
    May 5, 2022

    Why I love my embroidery machine 

    Thoughts on machine embroidery   Whenever I mention that I am going to do some machine embroidery I get dozens of requests to see it in action. There is no doubt that these machines  are infinitely fascinating,  but have you thought...

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  • Butterick Pattern B6655 in Organic cotton fabric
    April 19, 2022

    Butterick Pattern B6655 in Organic cotton fabric

      When you think of Jaycotts what instantly springs to mind? Most people answer sewing machines, patterns or thread. Well yes, that is perfectly  correct , But when did you last look at their website, because they are now major...

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  • The Humble sewing machine needle
    November 12, 2020

    The Humble Sewing Machine Needle - Getting to the Point

    Many brands of needles are available from many different places but they are all the same right?  
    A needle is just a needle so why pay more when you get them cheaper?

    A large proportion of the issues experience with sewing machines are caused by what is put in the machine: bobbins, thread and needles being the main culprits....

     

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