Philippa's Foundations

Philippa Naylor shares her thoughts and advice on foundational tools and techniques required for garment making. We will be adding new videos to this series as we come across foundational topics which would be usefully covered by Philippa.

We have categorised the posts so that you can find topics more easily. Click the buttons to see the posts on each topic:

Equipment
Fabric
Patterns
Sewing Machine Basics
Vintage Patterns

Vintage patterns offer some great designs, but as you will see there are some differences to modern patterns.

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Garment Patterns

Philippa shares her thoughts on patterns - how to choose them, and how to read and use them.

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