And no, this isn't about Tiger Woods….

When I was first making my entry into the world of sewing, my mother kindly offered me some free advice, which me being me (I have been told I was a bit on the wilful side), I promptly chose to ignore.  She said " when you are sewing, ironing your project is as important as sewing it.  What??? You want me to iron? You must be joking?

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So during the Everything You Need to Know to Start to Sew course, when from my very mouth I heard myself say "you need to iron, iron and iron again" the (pardon the pun) irony was not last on me…..as I matter of fact, I know I chuckled at myself. It all comes full circle, that is for sure.  

And here is one completed, ironed cushion!Done_and_dusted

How did she know that her top was going to colour co-ordinate with her fabric?Match_that_top

We get to grips with one of the many uses of the acrylic rulers – a sewers secret weapon to getting a straight line when cutting your fabric!

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And guess what – they also got to take away a handful of confidence!

 

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