Here you can find specific instructions on how to complete certain garments or projects.

How to use cuffing for jumper and sweatshirt patterns

Lauren shares her tips and hints for giving your jumper and sweater projects a professional finish with cuffing fabric.

Lauren's Top Tips for Matching Checks in your dressmaking projects

Get that extra hit of satisfaction of perfectly matched checks!

Festive Fabric Cracker Tutorial

Add a handmade touch to your dinner table this festive season!

How to make a simple elastic waistband skirt with pleated plisse fabric

A quick and easy make for the festive season!

How to widen the straps and add a gathered peplum to the True Bias Ogden Cami

Lauren’s hints and tips for customising this popular summery pattern

How to make a cheats patchwork quilt

Learn how to use fabric panels to create a simple quilt

Everything you need to know about PDF Sewing Patterns

What are they and how to use them

How to use Prym Vario pliers

to attach snaps, fasteners, poppers, buttons and rivets to your dressmaking projects!

Sewing tools and gadgets

The g&g team test out some Prym Haberdashery tools and notions

Grainline Patterns Cascade Duffle Coat

Part two - My finished coat

The Ultimate Guide to Bias Binding

Part 2 - Applying the binding to your garments

The Ultimate Guide to Bias Binding

Part 1 - Making your own

Form Tape Interfacing

What it is and how to use it

The easy guide to

machine needles for jersey fabrics

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