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This week on the blog we’re talking new sewing pattern releases for September! 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.

This week’s Sew Reporter is kindly sponsored by Hayley of Sew Hayley Jane, who you may know for her lovely boxes of sewing goodies that are delivered directly to your door each month! Hayley is really excited to announce that, due to popular demand, she is now shipping to the USA. Perfect timing too as you can sign up now for the November Christmas-themed box.


Katie from What Katie Sews makes a pair of the new True Bias Lander pants and crops them culottes style.

Tilly and the Buttons share five design hacks for the Cleo Dungaree dress.

Lisa Toronto gives the Sew Over It Shift Dress an on trend update with statement sleeves.

Marie from A Stitching Odyssey shares your #VintagePledge makes.

Rachel from Rach Against The Sewing Machine makes Cynthia Rowley Simplicity 1314 workwear dresses.

Rebecca from Red W Sews makes a Closet Case Files Kelly Anorak.

Emily from Self Assembly Required makes her last summer make – the McCalls 7543 off the shoulder dress.

Jane from Handmade Jane makes a gorgeous red Sew Different Tie Belt dress.

Sabine from Skirt All Week makes a Tilly and the Buttons Zadie dress.

Heather from Closet Case Files shares her Refashioner’s project – men’s blazer to sleeveless coat!

Megan Nielsen shares her gold heart Mini Briar sweater for Birdie.

Jen from Grainine Studio shares her recent makes and life update.

NEW: It’s us! New Sewing Pattern Releases

Harriet from Hobbling Handmades: Making the Ultimate Shift Dress: Part Two

Ginger Thread Girl: Sewing plans & unboxing Sew Hayley Jane subscription box

NEW: Sew Over It: What’s New at the Clapham Shop?

Clueless Seamstress: If I could only use 3 sewing patterns for a whole year

Karen from Did you make that?: Tips For Buying Sale Fabric At Liberty Of London

Gabby of Gabberdastery: Handmade holiday wardrobe

The Crafty Pin Up: Autumn Fabric haul

NEW: Sewn: DIY Breton Top – Slash Neck pattern hack tutorial and stripe matching sewing tips

Elisalex’s StudioDIY t-shirt refashion for #TheBigStitch

Stitch My Style: Retractable toy tortoise!


NEW: Love to Sew: EPISODE 9: THE REFASHIONERS WITH PORTIA LAWRIE

Clothes Making Mavens: Sew Small Talk #12: The Literary Sewing Circle with Melanie from Following the Thread

Maker Style: BLOGGER BLUEPRINT: CRAFTING CONTENT AND FINDING YOUR VOICE // EP42

NEW: Elise gets Crafty: MAKER CHAT 3: KAYLAN BUTEYN / EP 131

NEW: Crafty Planner: SAMANTHA LINDGREN OF A GATHERING OF STITCHES {PODCAST EPISODE #125}

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

NEW: Modern Sewciety: MS episode 132:: Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill from Whole Circle Studio

NEW: While She Naps: #106: ARVIN PAIRAVI, PRESIDENT AND CO-OWNER OF SHANNON FABRICS

Craft-IshEpisode 40: Red Heart Spokesperson, Marly Bird

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


New Autumn/Winter 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.


Fabrics Galore launched their new range of limited editions kits this week. (Above)

There are some great tips of the Cotton Reel Studio blog this week for sewing with scuba, turns out it's easy!

Check out the super chic range of indigo batiks from Higgs and Higgs.

The Crafty Mastermind has has some seriously GOOOOD fabrics in the sale at the moment. Hurry!

Till The Sun Goes Down stocks a range of their own fabrics. All with a nod to the vintage go check out the full range!

The Draper’s Daughter’s will be at Winter's Moon for an open studio event. Great for fabric stroking! (Above)

If you’re on the hunt for some Halloween fabrics then head over to Fabric Punk for all your ghoulish needs.

Fabric Godmother have some really interesting wools in stock at the moment if you're hunting for your next coat!

Wow! This fabric from Remnant Kings is amazing. It’s a soft shell coating backed with fleece… perfecto for winter!

These woven ribbons from Beyond Measure are perfect for adding a little something extra to the inside of your make.

If you’re looking for some lovely flannels check out the full range from Celtic Fusion Fabrics. (Above)

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas over at Abakhan, full of gift and crafting ideas!

A super useful blog post from Girl Charlee, with a guide to different types of knits.

Super duper new arrivals this week at Elephant in my Handbag, loads of printed cottons!

Looking for some sewing inpsiration check out the blogger network at Minerva Crafts!

Th boiled wool from Dragonfly Fabrics comes in all the colours and perfect for your winter make.

If your looking to sew with like minded makers The Village Haberdashery has guided studio times with Charlotte Newland! (Above)

Beautiful linen cotton blends from from the The Fabric Fox, in lovely bright colours!

If your thinking about a present for a crafty pal Sew Hayley Jane's subscription boxes, are stuffed with sewing goodness!

We’re loving this bloom bundle from Cloth and Candy, with three fat quarters.

Fabric crush of the week comes from Clothspot, it's a beautiful fine striped ponte jersey. We’re imagining a Sew House 7 Toaster sweater in this!

Sew Over It have a fab selection of of luxury crepes in bold colours, perfect for your autumn makes!

 

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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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