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TAL Sewing Journal


How to make and style our wide leg sewing patterns

How to make and style our wide leg sewing patterns

After decades of skinny jeans the wide leg trousers are back in fashion. Our new high-waisted trousers sewing pattern features a superior fit that is flattering for many different body types. So stop worrying about whether the look suits your body shape and start explore all the fun ways you can make and style the wide legged look. The Art of Layering A new and modern way to style wide trousers...

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How To Make the Perfect Blouse

How To Make the Perfect Blouse

Our founder and designer Anki talks us through our new pattern the Tie Bow Blouse and gives some tips on how to make your perfect office attire.  What was the inspiration behind the Tie Bow Blouse?  When designing this blouse I wanted a classic shape with a victorian vibe. Also, I love pussycat bows, but sometimes they are just too much for the occasion. Hence the optional tie! To create...

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These are a Few of my Favourite Seams: Serging, French Seams and Bias Binding

These are a Few of my Favourite Seams: Serging, French Seams and Bias Binding

  Seams! You may be asking yourself, what’s the big deal? After all, they are on the inside of your clothes and nobody will (usually) see them. But they have a really important role – they hold your clothes together! And for something so vital, I like to make sure my seams are on point (even if I am the only one that usually sees them). Finishing your seams not...

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Meet a Maker: Melissa Lowry

Meet a Maker: Melissa Lowry

Melissa inspires us with her style and gorgeous makes. She is also a generous member in the TAL Community, always helping others out with guidance. We asked her to tell us more about her style and sewing. How did you first get into sewing? I taught myself how to sew just after my twins were born. I had designed and illustrated a series of animal characters that I wanted to...

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