Sewing 101

The first 10 videos of our new Youtube channel Sewing Vintage with Tara Moss are live! Creating these little Sewing 101 vlogs and tutorials has been a labour of love over the past few months – they are shot by my husband Berndt Sellheim and feature family, sewing bee friends and words of wisdom from those who know […]

My new Youtube Channel: Sewing Vintage with Tara Moss

I’m pleased to announce my new vlog series, Sewing Vintage with Tara Moss. Check out the introduction to the series, including an explanation of why I sew and why I use the term ‘sewist’! Brought to you my friends at Bernina and shot by my husband Berndt Sellheim, my new Sewing Vintage series is where you can learn to sew your own […]

My First Gertie Dress

I began learning to sew last year, and roughly 10 months on, I finally had the courage to make my first Gertie dress. The marvellous Gretchen Hirsch grabbed my attention early on with her fresh approach to blogging and sewing, her bio: ‘Let’s talk sewing, feminism and kitties’, and her love of vintage style – and great tattoos. I was […]

Corsets 101 – An Essential Guide

After hundreds of questions from women keen to find out more about corsets to benefit their own health and back issues or fashion and fancy dress needs, I thought I would put together this Corset 101. I must stress that proper fit is key, and that is what this blog hopes to address. I also hope to help people who are new to corsetry to avoid the many cheaply made and ill-fitting products online that are often called ‘corsets’ but are often not corsets at all.