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Table Risers – these are the ones we use in the Sewing Room to adjust the height of the tables.
A0 Double-Sided Cutting Mat
Large Pattern Weights
Janome M100QDC - these are the Sewing Machines we have in The Sewing Room.
Janome 6234XL - and these are the Overlockers we use
Janome Coverpro 2000
Philips Perfect Care Aqua Steam Iron - we use these in the sewing room as they have no temperature settings so you can press any weight of fabric
Magnetic Pick Up tool
LED Sewing Machine Light
Daylight Sewing Mahine Light
Carbon paper for marking up toiles, perfect when copying garments or making patterns.
Burda Carbon Paper - Large Sheets of Carbon Paper in Red & Blue
Table Protector - perfect for making mats to go under sewing machines, overlockers etc
A3 Wallets - perfect for keeping your sewing projects in
Polystyrene Dress Form, perfect for padding out to your body shape
Gina Renee Dunham’s Fitting Book – is a really helpful, clear book with good diagrams to help with fitting issues. It also has QR codes which link to video demonstrations.
Master The Cover Stitch Machine - this book will show the basics of using your machine as well as some decorative techniques and the extra feet you can buy
Pattern Cutting Made Easy by Gillian Holman is a good book to get you started in pattern alteration.
The Tunic Bible - the popular book by Sarah Gunn & Julie Star - one basic pattern with so many options - used in our workshop in the sewing room.
This book has some of the details used in my Copy It Make It Workshop
These are my favourite couture sewing books
Kenneth D King's book is a story about the characters he put together on instagram during lockdown, the book also includes lots of couture sewing projects for dolls - a great way to practice couture sewing on a small scale
Karl Lagerfeld - A Line of Beauty, the book that accompanied the recent exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum in New York. A really beautiful book.
On our Facebook/Instagram Lives Amy makes cocktails and often recommends the best kit to use - here are Amy's favourites.
Boston Shaker with Hawthorne Strainer, Bar Spoon and Muddle Stick for the perfect cocktail