This week we’ve done a Spoonflower fabric haul talking through their dressmaking fabrics. There are also loads of lovely makes from your favourite bloggers, new sewing patterns and lots of other inspiring stuff so pick your beverage of choice, sit back and enjoy the sewing Sunday papers.
What Katie Sews had made a swoonworthy Reeta dress from Named Clothing…
Tilly and the Buttons shows you how to line her new pattern the Etta dress
Karen from Did you make that has made her third Yuki dress from Tessuti fabrics – we love the contrast collar on this version!
Elisalex from By Hand London shows us her beautiful gown from the Dressmakers Ball.
Rach against the sewing machine has made a Seamwork Reggie dress and it’s perfecto for these warmer days!
Marie from Stitching Odyssey has made her girlfriend Charlotte a dress for the first time…. and let’s just say it wasn’t a straight forward make!
Handmade Jane had made this gorgeous New Look 6125 dress – titled the firework dress!
Lusting after these amazing culottes from Shauni S who made the Butterick 6178!
Lauren from Lladybird has made a Deer and Doe Reglisse dress and it’s gorgeous!
Christine Haynes shares her bra making adventures – really handy if you’re thinking about making lingerie
Heather Lou from Closet Case Patterns shows us how to sew a curved patch pocket.
NEW: It’s us! A Spoonflower Fabric Haul
Megan from Pigeon Wishes: Sew Over It Eve dress and party!
NEW: Lisa of Sew Over It: New PDF pattern: Lulu dress
NEW: The Crafty Pin Up: UNBOXING Sew Hayley Jane’s May Sewing Subscription Box! What’s Inside + Review
Athina from Craftaholic: shares her fabric haul from April and sewing plans for May
NEW: English Girl at Home: #fmbham Sewing Meet-Up
NEW: Stitch My Style: Making a jacket out of towels
Clueless Seamstress: Top 5 sewing goals for 2017
A Stitching Odyssey: An introduction to #vintagepledge
NEW: Gingerella: #KBPatternSwap REVEAL: my first shirtdress!
NEW: Gabby of Gabberdastery: Sew and Tell
Harriet from Hobbling Handmades: How I inventory my fabrics
Jennifer Lauren Handmade: The Juniper Cardigan – pattern release and sew along introduction
NEW: Elisalex’s Studio: Behind the scenes at a By Hand London photoshoot
NEW: Maker Style: REFLECTIONS ON THREE YEARS IN BUSINESS WITH ALLIE FROM INDIE SEW
NEW: Modern Sewciety: MS episode 121:: Leah Day
While She Naps: Podcast Episode #97: Nancy Zieman
NEW: Blogtacular: EPISODE 024: ROSIE WOLFENDEN MBE AND HARRIET VINE MBE
Crafty Planner: Quilt Box May Edition – Alex Anderson
Elise gets Crafty: On Starting the 100 day project // Ep119
If stripe linen is your thang you need to head to Fabric Godmother immediately. (above)
Sew Hayley Jane posts her latest make with May's fabric from the subscription box
Higgs and Higgs to mea mean fat quarter pack check out these rather adorable pandas.
If you loved the hungry caterpillar as much as we did when you were little check out this fabric from Elephant in my Handbag
Fabric HQ have got 15% off everything with the code 'hellosunshine'
If you’re hunting down quilting cottons then make sure you check out the influx that's just arrived at Fabrics Galore
If you’re on the hunt for some cactus fabric this super chic one from Celtic Fusion Fabric is all kinds of dreamy.
SALE ALERT the fabric fox have 20% off everything online all weekend - no code needed!
Dragonfly Fabrics have 10% off all weekend with the code: SEW38
Stock reduction sale! There is up to 50% off selected fabrics at Fabric Punk
Have you ever thought about joining a fabric club? Check out the quilting colour month club to top up your stash!
Linen lust this week comes from The Drapers daughter - in lovely hues (above)
Who isn’t look for neon cherry fabric?Cloth and Candy have got it nailed! (above)
Sew Over It have some limited edition kimono kits still available on the site.
Looking for a bit of sewing inspiration? check out the latest makes from the Minerva Craft bloggers..
This cotton lawn from Cotton Reel Studio has our hearts a flutter. (Above)
Loving the new ponte de roma fabrics that have arrived in the week at Girl Charlee!
The Crafty mastermind at The Crafty Mastermind
WOW! Warehouse clearance fabrics at Abakhan from just £1.75 pee metre!
Check out our Social Calendar for the latest sewing meet-ups, textile and fashion exhibitions, jobs and craft fairs.
Superhero sewing by Lane Huerta. 1st June 2017.
Complete Dressmaking: Essential skills and techniques for beginners by Jules Fallon. 8th June 2017.
Girl with a sewing machine: the no-fuss guide to making and adapting your own clothes by Jenniffer Taylor. 30th June 2017.
Stylish wraps sewing book: ponchos, capes, coats and more by Yoshiko Tsukiori. 1st August 2017.
Stylish remakes by Violette Room. 8th August 2017.
A beginner’s guide to sewing with knitted fabrics by Wendy Ward. 14th November 2017.