Seven Tips for Accurate Sewing

The ability to sew accurately relies on being able to place the sewing needle exactly where you want it to go every single time. This sounds easy, but even the cleverest of sewing machines need the operator to guide them. The seven tips below are simple and obvious...

What is Hawaiian Quilting?

On a visit to Hawaii in 2014, I fell in love with Hawaiian Quilting and for the past month at the GillyMac Studio, we have been working on our own small Hawaiian pieces. We’ve used traditional patterns and changed the hand applique to machine sewing and the...

Doodle Groups – What we have learnt..

Over the past couple of weeks, there has been a Doodle Fiesta going on in a little part of the internet. This internet-based event was built upon the GillyMac Doodle Challenge that ran for 6 weeks over the Summer. In the Summer over 150 doodle novices put pencil to...