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Summer Sewing Inspiration

Summer Sewing Inspiration

Find summer sewing inspiration in brilliant bright blue skies, sparkling waters and sunny days ...
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Korora Dress sewing pattern by Below the Kōwhai

French Seam Tutorial

Level up your handmade garments with a fully enclosed french seam ...
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Learning to Sew

Learning to Sew

An interview with 11 year old Sophia Ren on her journey learning to sew ...
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Tui-Pai Dungaree Mashup

Use two of our most popular patterns to create this gorgeous dungaree mashup ...
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Jersey Kauri Dress Hack

Transform your Kauri Dress pattern into a jersey knit masterpiece with this tutorial ...
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Sewing for mental health

Lockdown Sewing

Lockdown sewing became essential for New Zealanders when the world went into lockdown. Sewing machines were dusted off and put ...
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Kauri Dress A-line Hack

Follow this Kauri Dress hack to create your own A-Line, button through dress using only the existing pattern pieces! ...
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Tipa Dungaree Skirt Hack

Follow this Tipa Dungaree hack to create your own on-trend Tipa Skirt using only the existing pattern pieces! ...
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Sewing pattern and notions

Design a Home

Design a home with this school holiday activity and spot prizes! ...
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Sewing with Spring Inspiration

Spring Inspiration sewing

Inspired by the vibrancy of this season, my Spring inspiration colour palette is a mix of soft pinks with animated ...
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Elastic Cuff Hack

Elastic Cuff Tutorial Hack

Create an elastic cuff with our quick and easy tutorial and transform your handmade garments! ...
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Pai Shorts Sewing Pattern by Below the Kōwhai

How to use the word Pai

You can use the word Pai in your everyday language at home, here’s how: ...
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