Author: caroline

  • Cross stitch patterns for beginners

    Designed with beginners in mind, these patterns have been carefully created to reduce the number of colours worked, using whole cross stitches throughout. Enabling the pattern to keep its detail without the use of fractional stitches.I hope you enjoy these designs as an introduction to cross stitch,

  • How to clean your sewing machine

    How to clean your sewing machine, video demonstrates how to remove base plate and shuttle, then using makeup brush to remove the build up of lint that can easily slow down the smooth running of any machine.Standard machine maintenance should be carried out on a regular basis.

  • Simple running stitch

    First you need to thread a sharp needle of medium length with a sharp point. You will probably have your own method, but if not here are a few tips; Cut the thread to ensure there are no fine wisps to prevent it going easily through the eye of the needle. Moisten end of thread […]

  • How to thread a needle


    Welcome to All Sewn Up Sewing, Fabrics, Crafts, Needlework, Cross Stitch and more. An introduction to sewing for beginners and the more experienced.