Free sewing pattern: BATH CAPE

With so much terry cloth in the collection, the pattern of our CLOUDY STORIES BATH CAPE cannot be missed! Fresh out of the bath, done with splashing in the pool or tired from jumping over the waves? CLOUDY STORIES hugs you warmly. This bath cape has a cheerful pointed cap and an original neck that makes the assembling very easy. And it allows…

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Hack 2: Catch the sun and our bias binding

The Catch the Sun sewing pattern becomes even more versatile when you combine it with the About Blue binding band! You can replace the back loop with an elegant bias ribbon cross on the back. You can learn how to attach bias ribbon in the vide below!

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Sewing secrets: joining bias tape

This tutorial teaches you how to match the beginning and end of your bias ribbon. With one almost invisible seam, perfectly positioned, your sewing will look great! The ideal technique for neck edges, sleeve edges, for the net edge on a blanket, or around a handkerchief cover. Bias ribbon, bias binding, whatever you want to…

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Sewing secrets: RIBBING

 In this manual we used contrasting thread for clarity. You should choose thread that best matches the ribbing! Ribbing is a type of fabric that is knitted circularly. It has more stretch than other stretchable fabrics, to ensure it is easier to pass your head or hands through. The ridges are the ‘memory’ of the fabric:…

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Over the rainbow: Sweater boxes

Choice stress! Every sewing process contains a dose of healthy doubt. With or without corresponding procrastination: do I go for contrasting or matching threads? Do I use colour blocking or do I go for the tranquillity of uni? For our new sewingboxes, we wiped the road for a nearly choose-less sewing process: the new sweaters-in-a-box are…

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Tutorial: Pimp your own garment or accessory with the About Blue Iron-On-Patches

T-shirts, joggings, zipper purses, beach bags… everything can be pimped with our new iron-on patches. The iron-on patches are illustrated by Lien Geeroms, local and very talented. With these illustrations you can tell a story and also have a good laugh. The ironing applications will also be found in our new ‘pimp it’ boxes. https://youtu.be/06q8a0pmSE4…

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