In sewing, and especially quilting circles, a walking foot is like a Holy Grail for sewing through multiple layers of fabric, and even batting and backing. It’s a great timesaver, and can really help you achieve better results with less effort.
Quilting is a great way to show off your creative side and make something beautiful out of scraps of fabric. However, a regular sewing machine can be limiting when you’re trying to quilt a large project. That’s why you need a large throat sewing machine. (more…)
By Kazz|2022-09-28T10:19:20-04:00July 19th, 2022|Sewing|
Velvet, suede, and velour are all types of nap fabric. Nap means that the fibers stand up from the fabric, giving it a fuzzy surface. Put simply, the nap is the texture of the fabric and describes which way the fibers align. If you run your hand across the fabric with a nap, the fibers will feel smooth. If you run your hand against the nap, the fibers will feel rough. (more…)
By Kazz|2022-08-25T08:31:36-04:00June 17th, 2022|Sewing|
If you know a sewer or quilter, then you know that they can be pretty particular about their craft. From the type of fabrics they use to the type of sewing machines they prefer, sewers and quilters often have a very specific taste. This can make shopping for them a bit challenging, but it also means that when you do find the perfect gift, they will really appreciate it. Here are unique gifts for sewers and quilters that are sure to please even the pickiest of crafters: (more…)
By Kazz|2022-08-13T07:18:56-04:00June 15th, 2022|Sewing|
Having a dedicated place where you can sew is important, even if it’s a little nook. But if you’re working in a small space, finding the right sewing table for small spaces, one that’s both functional and stylish, can be a challenge.
The good news is that there are plenty of great small sewing tables and cabinets out there that are perfect for tight spaces. To help you find the perfect one for your needs, I’ve rounded up some of our favorite options below. (more…)
By Kazz|2022-08-25T09:08:29-04:00April 7th, 2022|Sewing|
Even though they are way past their teenage years, some people still deal with the skin that is quite oily and shiny at times, and pimples that still appear. If you are one of them, don’t worry! You are not the only adult struggling with unclean skin, however using proper skin care will help beyond belief.
Dermalogica is a skin care product line that embraces both cosmetic and pharmaceutical elements. Their products are free of common irritants including SD alcohol, lanolin, mineral oil and artificial colors and fragrance. Every single ingredient works towards building skin health. (more…)
By Kazz|2021-09-15T07:36:38-04:00May 29th, 2020|Beauty|
Welcome to the KazzTheSpazz! I’m a passionate self-taught dressmaker, fashion blogger and graphic designer living in Melbourne, Australia. Let me be your guide though the world of street fashion, quirky style and crazy DIY sewing projects.