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This week we’ve done a book review of ‘Girl with a sewing machine‘ by Jenni Bob Taylor. 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.

Fiona from Diary of a Chainstitcher has made her second Rigel Bomber from Papercut Patterns – we love her use of different fabrics!

Abi from the Crafty Pin Up has made this nautical Simplicity 8342 tie front top.

Zoe from So, Zo What Do You Know? has made this gorgeous blouse using fabric from Spoonflower.

Lucy from Sew Essential has made a lovely summery version of the Hollyburn skirt from Sewaholic Patterns.

Jane from Handmade Jane posts her Make Nine update, she’s made great progress and we hear her plans for her next make!

Karen from Did You Make That? has made her second pair of Butterick B6178 and it’s not her last!

Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at Tilly Towers? All will be revealed..

 


Heather Lou from Closet Case Patterns has 20% off her Sophie Swimsuit class until 19th June!

Lauren from Lladybird has made a pair of trousers for her little brother.

Gertie posts about her two week adventure in Australia

Mary from Idle Fancy has made the perfect dress for summer, it’s the Butterick 6226

Grainline Studio posts their top 5 tips for beginner makers.

Megan Nielsen is showing us how to make the perfect v-neck binding.. turns out it’s waay simpler than it looks!

NEW: It’s us!  Girl with a Sewing Machine || Book Review

Megan from Pigeon Wishes: Sew Over It Eve dress and party!

NEW: Harriet from Hobbling Handmades: June Sewing Plans

NEW: Lisa of Sew Over It: How I set up Sew Over It

The Crafty Pin Up: Sew & Tell | May 2017 + June Sewing Plans!

English Girl at Home#fmbham Sewing Meet-Up

NEW: Stitch My Style: I’M COMING TO AMERICA – Northern California Meet Up!

Clueless Seamstress: Top 5 sewing goals for 2017

Elisalex’s StudioBehind the scenes at a By Hand London photoshoot

NEW: A Stitching Odyssey: Inside the Pattern – Simplicity 1590 | #VintagePledge

Sewn: Sew Along: The Francoise Dress by Tilly and the Buttons

Gingerella: #KBPatternSwap REVEAL: my first shirtdress!

Gabby of Gabberdashery: Fabric Haul & Sewing Plans for June 2017 | Vlog 40

Jennifer Lauren Handmade: The Juniper Cardigan – pattern release and sew along introduction


NEW: Elise gets Crafty: ON BLOGGING WITH PURPOSE / EP 120

Crafty Planner: MELISSA FEHR {PODCAST EPISODE # 113}

Thread Cult: #42 Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern, with Wanda M. Corn

Modern Sewciety: MS episode 122:: Michelle Bartholomew

NEW: While She Naps: PODCAST EPISODE #98: KATHY MILLER AND MICHAEL STEINER, CO-FOUNDERS OF MICHAEL MILLER FABRICS

NEW: Maker Style: PREPARING FOR MATERNITY LEAVE AS A SEWING SMALL BUSINESS WITH LISA FROM SEW OVER IT // EP33

Craft-IshEpisode 40: Red Heart Spokesperson, Marly Bird

Blogtacular: EPISODE 024: ROSIE WOLFENDEN MBE AND HARRIET VINE MBE


New Spring/Summer Collections from VogueMcCallsButterickKwik SewSimplicityNew Look and Burdastyle.

Check out the latest pattern releases here or a round up of pattern releases from last month from Fiona at Diary of a Chainstitcher @diaryofachainstitcher.


The new Dashwood collection has just arrived at Fabric Punk, these muted shades are dreamy. (Above)

The Crafty Mastermind has opened up pre-orders for all kinds of new beautiful fabrics. I actually dribbled!

If you’re looking for cotton lawns then Cotton Reel Studio has cover you covered. Make sure you go check them out!

Girl Charlee have a great selection of stripe fabrics for all your Breton top needs!

Fabric crush of the week comes from Elephant in my Handbag – it’s a soft furnishing fabric, can you imagine it on a chair? (Above)

Higgs and Higgs have cloud fabrics in a rainbow of colours.

Fabric Godmother has got a fabulous selection of new fabrics that have just arrived online.

Sew Hayley Jane shows us her round up of makes from May – gosh she’s been busy!

These beautiful storage jars from Beyond Measure are perfect for all your sewing notions. (Above)

Dragonfly Fabrics have got some fantastic new fabrics in stock this week

If you’re looking for quilted jersey Fabrics Galore have the most fantastical new range just in

This mouse jersey from Celtic Fusion Fabrics has us dreaming of baby makes!

The Drapers Daughter has got some gorgeous new ikats in stock. The one above has totally stollen our hearts!

If you fancy trying something new check out the amazing cross stitch kits from The Village Haberdashery.

If you know someone who love soldiers then this fabric from Fabric HQ is perfect.

Fabric fox have got a beautiful range of new summer fabrics in stock

Tooot toot!! We are lusting over this print from Cloth & Candy, gorgeous colours and perfect for a dressmaking project!

Sew Over It have just launched their latest pattern as part of the PDF club. Have you joined yet?

WOW! Warehouse clearance fabrics at Abakhan from just £1.75 pee metre!

A huge range of novelty knits have arrived  this week at Minerva Crafts.


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Check out our Social Calendar for the latest sewing meet-ups, textile and fashion exhibitions, jobs and craft fairs.


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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.


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