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#zerowaste project: Make some T-shirt yarn

Sustainable fashion, Learn to sewCoralie Grillet

With the Fashion Revolution going strong this month, it’s the perfect time of year to think about sustainability and give some zerowaste projects a try!

Maybe you’ve been spring cleaning your closet lately and have a ton of clothes you plan on giving away to charity. If it’s the case, why not have a look at these garments and #upcyle them into something new?

Do you enjoy knitting? If so, chances are you’re always on the look out for some new yarn so how about recycling your old t-shirts into yarn?

Learn how you can quickly and easily transform your old t-shirts into yarn on our blog.

Finishing touch: Overlocking and hemming

Learn to sewCoralie Grillet

One final and crucial step before wearing your creation: hemming. 
While it can seem like a last bothersome step, you don't want to rush it as the result can really make a difference in the final look of the garment.
So, today we'll talk about how you can easily hem stretch fabric garments and get perfect results every time!

Learn to sew with stretch fabrics

Learn to sewCoralie Grillet

Stretch or knit fabrics are by nature elastic which can make them scary or difficult to work with at first. However clothes made with them produce the most comfortable garments you'll ever make. This post will give you a few simple tips and tricks to help you become the queen of comfy wardrobe in no time!

Choosing and measuring stretch fabric

Learn to sewCoralie Grillet

Sewing with stretch fabric can be intimidating, but it doesn't need to be. Once you understand how to handle and sew these fabrics, it makes for easy and fast garments with minimum fitting required.

Find out how to categorise these types of fabric by measuring the amount of stretch and how to choose the best option for your next project.