Sew Reporter – 6th September
Tilly at Tilly and the Buttons posts Your Makes. The Coletterie posts Seamwork issue 10 and September sewing inspiration. Karen at Did You Make That? posts Made Up Quotes – Nicole Mary Kelby and is organising a Made Up meet up next weekend. Fiona at Diary of a Chainstitcher posts the pattern release update for August.
What Katie Sews plans her eco autumn capsule wardrobe. Marie at A Stitching Odyssey posts #VintagePledge September schedule, discount and giveaway. Rachel at House of Pinheiro makes a Seamwork Adelaide dress and Lucent Visor. Heather at Closet Case Files posts Sewing Indie Month Ginger jeans hack with Blueprints for sewing and Sewing Indie Month pattern bundle #2. Charlotte from English Girl at Home posts her TOFT profile feature in Seamworks and Natural dyed wardrobe: Biden.
Lladybird makes a Papercut patterns sway dress and knits basic ribbed socks. Scruffy Badger makes a summer river scene skirt and has her own clothes labels printed. Jennifer Lauren Vintage posts Sewing Indie Month and How to insert a lapped zip.Randomly Happy makes a Beatrix top from Made by Rae.
Zoe at ‘So, Zo …’ posts about new classes at MiY workshop, Brighton. Jen at Grainline Studios posts an Alder for all seasons, Kendra’s silk Archer and alternative Cascade yardages. Sewaholic posts Fall sewing project #1: Tasia’s Gabby Jacket plus Rae and Crescent skirts have 20% off. Dixie DIY posts Sewing Indie Month interview with Soma patterns and makes a sparkly box pleated skirt.
Shops and businesses
At The Sewing Directory, Julie and Fiona post a tutorial on stitching a single fold hem. Also find a local business to give your sewing machine a service plus offers from Janome and a giveaway with Dragonfly fabrics.
Annie at The Village Haberdashery posts inspiration from the #loominous fabric collection on Instagram, #tvhaul giveaway winners, project inspiration for t-shirt yarn, star block of the month and now stocks Loominous by Anna Maria Horner.
Lauren atGuthrie and Ghani posts upcoming events and a new Christmas blog series plus Seamwork makes – Adelaide dress and Astoria sweater.
At Sew Over It, there is 20% off Intro to Dressmaking and Sewing Indie Month – an interview with Muse patterns.
New Named Clothing pattern collection AW15.
Made Up meet up, Kings Cross, 12th September.
Bloglovin’ Awards 2015, results 13th September.
The Handmade fair, Hampton Court Palace, 18-20th September.
Thread…a festival of textiles, Farnham, Surrey. 25-26th September.
SewBrum meet-up in Birmingham – Saturday 31st October 2015.
Shoes: Pleasure and Pain at the V&A Museum, London 13th June – 31st January.
Liberty in Fashion at the Fashion and Textile Museum, London 9th October – 28th February.
Fiona at Diary of a Chainstitcher has a new great round up of the latest pattern releases in August.