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Sew Reporter – 7th July


Happy Sunday everyone we hope you’ve had a lovely weekend! Catch up on all the latest from the world of indie sewing with this months new sewing pattern releases if you haven’t already. Now settle in to this weeks sew reporter..





We loved reading the Petite Passions blog about her most worn pattern the Ginger Jeans.


Lady in red A.K.A House of Pinheiro has made an awesome suit using the Sew Over It Ultimate trousers and the Bellatrix Blazer from Papercut patterns.

Hot off the sewing press Randomly Happy has made us all want to make the Closet Case Pattern Pietra pants.

Samatha’s Wilder gown from the Friday Pattern company.. is NEXT level!

Karen from ‘Did you make that?’ has added a little grrrrrr to her wardrobe with the pussy bow blouse from Sew Over It.

Don’t know about you but we bloomin’ love a pattern hack and this one from the polka-dot-palace using the Nina Lee Kew is mega.

Mel’s Hinterland dress might well be THE dress you need in your life this summer. Go read the full scoop on the pattern..

Allie’s Sewaholic Granville dress in black linen is a summer classic!

Patsy doo makes has whipped up the Kalle shirt in such and amazing print fabric!



Watch the latest vlogs from makers in the sewing community this week…

It’s us! New Sewing Pattern Releases || June 2019 || The Fold Line

Pattern Pals: Pattern Pals – Ep. 24 – A Trio of Perfect Penny’s

Stitch Sisters: La Boheme Skirt Pattern Review

Abby at Crafty Pinup: Summer Sewing Plans (A 1970s phase is coming!)

Adelle at Button and Pip: June Makes || Sewing Vlog #17

Lifting Pins and needles: Tessa Sheath + Sybil Illusion (Love Notions): Pattern besties! Customizing fit & a cool hack.

Mel at Handmade by Ditsy-Tulip: My June makes (well make)

Athina Kakou: My April, May and June Makes | Featuring gifted fabrics and sponsored makes

Voice of a Creative: Sewing Challenge #sewingpatternsandprints July Theme Announcement

Listen to a podcast this weekend for inspiration and sewing chatter while you make…


Love to Sew with Helen and Caroline: EPISODE 100: GET TO KNOW US 2.0


Sew and Tell with Meg, Amanda and Kate: Gauze, Cork & Spandex (Oh my!) – Episode 17

Sewing out Loud: Flub ups

Take a look at all the new fabrics, haberdashery and kits from sewing businesses this week…

We're pretty sure theses plasters should be part of everyone's sewing kit. Pink Coat club has done it again with her beautiful and hilarious products.

It’s time to treat yourself this beautiful Alphabet sampler kit from Beyond Measure, it will make you a master embroiderer in no time.

Fabric Godmother  has nailed her selection of cotton double gauze. Pastels shades right through to gold spots, it’s what summer dreams are made of.

Tassels lovers look no further Cloth & Candy have them in all the dreamiest pastel hues. Perfect for adding some colour to a project or even your sewing room?

This stunning shirt dress from Vogue patterns comes with lots of different options, make it with sleeves or without, and you can choose between a straight skirt with slits or a full skirt. We think the tie belt is a pretty nice addition too!


If you’ve never have the pleasure of using a viscose linen mix then you are in for a treat. Imagine the super drape of viscose mixed with the lightweight cool feeling of linen. No this is not witchcraft go check out Lulou designs for the full colour scoop.

Stripe lovers head to Girl Charlee's new in section for a pretty sexy drop of our favourite print.

Get yourself signed up to Sew Hayley Jane sharpish. for the only sewing subscription box worth having.

Have you seen Sew Over It's fabric club?. A curated bundle of goodies popped through your front door once a month, what’s not to love?

OK if you need to add a little something something to your latest make.. what about one of these super patches from Sew Me Sunshine.

Errrrr get yourself over to Higgs & Higgs their range of printed crepes have made us want to make ALL THE DRESSES.

Let Lamazi fabrics curate your dream wardrobe with their dressmaking kits. Be prepared you may well dribble. You have been warned.

Go inject some serious colour into your handmade wardrobe with the African Wax prints from Urban Stax. The three above are new in and seriously good.

Sore paws? Go check out the beautifully packaged 'seams' hand cream from the Drapers Daughter. We want in.

Listlessly looking for something new to add you to stash?  fear not Fabrics Galore have got you covered - go get yourself inspired.

Cloth Spot's rather nifty summer shirt dress kit has got all you summer essentials sewn up.

We keep a handy list of sewing events, exhibitions and meet ups happening in the sewing community all over the world on our sewing social calendar here.

Come and join our sewing Facebook group where we are chatting about sewing plans, new patterns and helping each other out with projects.


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