Author: Punno

PFAFF Creative Icon

On Saturday 14 October, I had the privilege to be invited to the Blessington Retailers Convention. For those of you who don’t know, Blessington is the parent company and distributor for some of the most well known sewing companies in Australia, including Singer, Husqvana, Pfaff, Handi Quilter and AccuQuilt. I was invited to take part in two classes held during the day, offering me the rare opportunity to play with some of latest toys on the market, including the soon to be released Pfaff Creative Icon. And my gods, what a machine it is!! I have to admit, I...

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20k Giveaway Contributors

To celebrate Australian Sewing Advice and Inspiration reaching 20,000 members, we organised a giveaway made up of some of the most well known and celetrated pattern brands and sewing companies in Australia. These companies are listed below. We cannot thank them enough for their amazing contribution to this celebration.   1 Puddle Lane’s mission is to produce great quality PDF patterns packed with loads of information so you can become a better informed and more experienced seamstress! If you’d like to know when more patterns are being released, have a question or want to connect here’s what you can do: Keep connected: facebook Join the community:  facebook group 1 Puddle Lane website   The dream for Ainslee FOX is to design beautiful dresses for special occasions in little girls lives. The dresses they’ll twirl, dream and feel like they’re the most important person in the world while wearing. I want to make the patterns you’ll use to make the dresses they’ll remember dancing in when they’ve long outgrown them! I love to see your creations and hear your stories, so if you like to chat be sure to come and hang out in the Ainslee Fox Sewing Den. Ainslee Fox website   All the pens, seam rippers, bag holders and more are created with care and attention to detail. Each individual creation is hand turned by Alan on site, making each peace beautiful...

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20K Giveaway – Celebrate with us

We are celebrating reaching the absolutely mind blowing milestone of 20,000 members! As a way to say thanks to you, the amazing members of Australian Sewing Advice and Inspiration, we have put together a giveaway of epic proportions. We have brought together 14 different designers and sewing enthusiasts to create a prize pool that is once in a life time opportunity! To be a part of this giveaway, simply fill in the form below. That’s it!! Once you hit the ‘Submit’ button, your entry has been received and you’re good to go!! Make sure you tell your friends so...

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Bucket Hat Two Hat Assembly Tutorial

The Ultimate Bucket Hat pattern from Flosstyle Patterns is one of the best hat patterns around. It has a great fit and is so versatile, having sizes from newborn up to large adult. There are a variety of options, including standard brim, jumbo brim, bonnet and scrubs hat, that all sew up beautifully. For the purpose of this tutorial, I will be focusing on the basic bucket hat style with the standard width brim and I will be constructing it using the ‘Two Hat Method’. This is an alternative to the construction method found in the pattern. This method...

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September Sew-Along – Flosstyle Ventura Lite

I am so excited to announce that we have partnered with Flosstyle to celebrate their newly released pattern, the Ventura Lite Pattern with a September Sew Along! This short sleeve unisex raglan tee is perfect for everyday wear. Ranging in sizes from Newborn or Size 14, this easy pattern is perfect for those looking to delve into the world of knits. Trust me, once you’ve taken the dive, you wont look back!! As with all of our previous Sew-Alongs, this one will be self paced. From today, Monday 11 September, for two week, until Monday 25 September, sew sew...

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