Thrifty Threads – Finding fabric free or cheap.

Simon’s shirt – Soon to be salvaged for fabric

It is possible to whip up new clothes out of fabric which has cost you nothing or very close to nothing.

Here are my suggestions for salvaging fabric from various sources.

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The essential beginners sewing kit – For under £65

There’s a vast amount of information online regarding what kit a budding dressmaker should own and it can feel like the list is never ending. Not to mention the escalating budget required!

10153739_10152074940958160_1202076965_nAbove: I’m guilty of buying way too much before I even started.

So here is, in my opinion, the absolute basic kit a beginner dressmaker/tailor will need. For less than £65.

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