Always admired your mum's needle and thread skills, but unable to mend a lost button? Admittedly, we’ve tried and failed multiple times. Yet just when we thought we weren’t cut out for fabrics and hems, we found a step-by-step, ‘how to work your sewing machine’ course online. Home Ec is an e-course created to teach you the likes of how to thread a bobbin and not sew your finger, all from the comfort of your own kitchen bench. We’ve decided to give mastering basic stiches one last go. Perhaps it’s time for some pattern play? To read more from Jessie and follow her connected life, head here.