The Sew Reporter – 19th November

The Sew Reporter – 19th November

This week on the blog it’s the Sew Down, where we share all the favourite things we’ve seen, sewn and bought. 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.

Amazingly we’ve been nominated for three sewing awards this month, we really can’t believe it! If you’ve enjoyed our blog and Instagram then we’d be so grateful if you could vote for us in the British Sewing Awards and the British Craft Awards! Thank you so much!


Marcy of Oonaballoona blogged about her coat made from Simplicity 3449.

Emily from Self Assembly Required has made a Harriet Lumberjacket by Named Patterns.

Elena from Randomly Happy took her turn on the Cocktail Hour sewalong with this fabulous Vogue 1537/By Hand London Holly trouser mash-up!

Martina from La Dulsatina made a self-drafted trench coat.

Marie Fleurine from Sew Mariefleur sewed up an Itch to Stitch Paro Cardigan.

Athina Kakou made a Sew Over It chic cape!

Allie Jackson made her lucky husband a Simplicity 8528 jacket!

Megan Nielsen made a white Dove blouse (from her own pattern range). 

Noni Richards sewed a Style Arc Brooklyn Knit Top.

Karen Sew Fab made a McCalls 7313 dress from scuba.

Stephanie Powzun made a Papercut Patterns Kochi Kimono.


NEW: It’s us! The Sew Down || November

NEW: Stitch My Style: Rubber Duck Net Skirt

NEW: Harriet from Hobbling Handmades: Q&A: A little bit of everything

NEW: Jen from Ginger Thread Girl: Birthday Sewing Presents and My Latest Make

Abi from The Crafty Pin Up: Life, Blog and Sewing Updates

Sew Over It: Our secret pattern process / My fave Indie patterns / And 50% off offer!

Gabby of Gabberdashery: Sew Saturday at Abakhan

Rosa from Sewn: The Little Red Dress Project!

It’s us! New Sewing Pattern Releases: October

Athina of Craftaholic: September Makes

Leigh from 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

Elisalex’s Studio: DIY t-shirt refashion for #TheBigStitch

 


NEW: Clothes Making Mavens: Episode #14 – Deepika from Pattern Review

NEW: Love to Sew: EPISODE 15: CAPSULE WARDROBE CHALLENGE

NEW: Crafty Planner: MARK LIPINSKI (EPISODE #128)

NEW: Modern Sewciety: MS episode 139:: Giuseppe Ribaudo aka Giucy Giuce

While She Naps: #108 THE STATE OF THE QUILTING INDUSTRY, QUILT MARKET FALL 2017

Elise gets Crafty: MAKER CHAT 8: AMY SMALL / EP 137

Craft-IshEpisode 41: Embroidery Artist Danielle Clough

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

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

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



Sew Me Sunshine is offering readers 15% off their online shop with code 'FOLDLINE'; check out their gorgeous selection of fabrics, haberdashery and accessories, such as the beautiful viscoses pictured above.

This stylish floral rayon from Cotton Reel Studio would make a gorgeous swishy dress or a bold blouse.

Higgs and Higgs have a fantastic selection of festive ribbons and trims, including pom poms and pleated trims.

Get in quick to pre-order the new Rifle Paper Co fabrics from The Crafty Mastermind!

This autumnal paisley from Til the Sun Goes Down would make a fabulous seventies’-inspired blouse.

Fabrics Galore have some fantastic drapey fabrics! (pictured above)

This Remnant Kings ponte roma with a cable knit texture is perfect for the non-knitting sweater lovers among us!

Fabric Punk’s sew-your-own flamingo tote bag kit is the perfect young beginners project.

This embroidered tulle from the Fabric Godmother would make a fabulous addition to a little red dress.

The Draper’s Daughter has some amazing handwoven fabrics! (pictured above)

This 2 metre folding ruler from Beyond Measure is perfect if you’ve excess yardage to keep track of!

There’s a Matisse-inspired feel to the birds on this quirky print from The Fabric Fox – and it’s 20% off!

Check out the fabulously festive contents of next month’s Sew Hayley Jane boxes!

Cloth Spot has a range of ‘posh and patterned’ linings – perfect if you want your garment to make a surprise statement!

These Dutch jerseys from Celtic Fusion Fabrics come in stylish graphic prints, perfect for jazzing up a basic tee.

Abakhan is having a two-day event with 20% off in-store and online! Oh, and did we mention the free mince pies?!

Look like a china doll in this pretty blue and white floral jersey from Girl Charlee.

Minerva Crafts has a fantastic range of scuba prints, including
this gigantic floral featuring vintage yellow roses.

If you’ve children’s presents to make this Christmas, you might just need this adorable bunny print from Sew Over It – imagine some little bunny-patterned PJs!

The Village Haberdashery has a wonderful selection of Christmas fabrics, including these enchanting prints inspired by The Nutcracker ballet.

This amazing fabric from Elephant in my Handbag actually features cocktail recipes – it would make the perfect apron for a boozy chef!

Dragonfly Fabrics stock gorgeous lace zips in a wide range of colours, the perfect accent to a dressmaking project.

This beautifully understated floral from Cloth & Candy is such a stunning shade of blue.


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

 

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The Sew Reporter – 12th November

The Sew Reporter – 12th November

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This week on the blog we’re sharing our ultimate Christmas gift guide! 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.

Amazingly we’ve been nominated for three sewing awards this month, we really can’t believe it! If you’ve enjoyed our blog and Instagram then we’d be so grateful if you could vote for us in the British Sewing Awards and the British Craft Awards! Thank you so much!


Lauren of Guthrie and Ghani shared her finished Closet Case Files Kelly Anorak.

Fiona of Diary of a Chainstitcher has been readying her wardrobe for winter with some lovely knit tops, including a Seamwork Neenah top and a Tilly and the Buttons Agnes.

Martina of La Dulsatina sewed this elegant Jolanda blouse from Italian indie pattern house Atelier Vicolo n.6.

Katie from What Katie Sews has stitched up another winter staple with this Style Arc Sunny jumper.

Birthday twins Jen aka The Gingerthread Girl and Sarah from Like Sew Amazing each made a True Bias Ogden Cami in matching fabric they gifted each other!

Karen of Did You Make That? also stitched up a stripey Tilly and the Buttons Agnes top.

Shauni of The Magnificent Thread has made a Named Isla Trench Coat. 

Roisin of But It Can’t be from Dolly Clackett, She Gave me an Easter Egg! has made a gorgeous green Christine Haynes’ Emery Dress.

Athina Kakou on her eponymous blog sewed up the Nina Lee Southbank Sweater.


NEW: Abi from The Crafty Pin Up: Life, Blog and Sewing Updates

NEW: Sew Over It: Our secret pattern process / My fave Indie patterns / And 50% off offer!

NEW: Gabby of Gabberdashery: Sew Saturday at Abakhan

NEW: Rosa from Sewn: The Little Red Dress Project!

It’s us! New Sewing Pattern Releases: October

Harriet from Hobbling Handmades: Autumn Sewing Plans: The Fabrics

Jen from Ginger Thread GirlSewing plans & unboxing Sew Hayley Jane subscription box

Leigh from 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

Elisalex’s Studio: DIY t-shirt refashion for #TheBigStitch


NEW: Love to Sew: EPISODE 14: INSIDE CAMP WORKROOM SOCIAL 2017

NEW: While She Naps: #108 THE STATE OF THE QUILTING INDUSTRY, QUILT MARKET FALL 2017

NEW: Elise gets Crafty: MAKER CHAT 8: AMY SMALL / EP 137

Craft-IshEpisode 41: Embroidery Artist Danielle Clough

Crafty Planner: KATRINA RODABAUGH (EPISODE #127)

Modern Sewciety: MS episode 138:: Mia Whittemore

Clothes Making Mavens: Episode #13 – Sharadha from SweetShard.com

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

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

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



Cotton Reel Studio has some lovely nature-inspired prints within its cotton selection.

This quilted jersey from Fabrics Galore is reversible; use the two sides to mix it up with the cuffs or collar on a sweatshirt.

Higgs and Higgs have all the Breton jerseys you could wish for!

Wide-legged trousers are very much on-trend; embrace the style with this vintage pattern from Til the Sun Goes Down.

This Nani Iro cotton sateen from The Draper’s Daughter is the epitome of understated elegance.

This unicorn border print from Fabric Punk is just begging to be made into a magical full skirt!

This pink faux fur from Fabric Godmother is both glamorous and a little crazy, in the best of ways!

Dragonfly Fabrics have new colours in stock for their gorgeous range of boiled wools.

Beyond Measure have gorgeous little tweed bundles containing a selection of British wool fabrics, perfect for smaller winter projects.

Give your culinary accessories a refresh with  Celtic Fusion Fabric’s selection of kitchen-inspired cotton prints!

Remnant Kings have an amazing selection of Liberty lawn!

If you’re planning a Christmas party dress then you might want to check out the coloured lace fabrics at Abakhan – they would make for stunning overlays!

If you’ve been looking for vegan leather then Girl Charlee has got you sorted.

Christmas doesn’t have to be all red and green; Elephant in my Handbag have some Scandi-inspired blue fat quarter bundles  for a cooler-hued take on Christmas craft.

This floral jersey from Minerva Crafts would make a stunning wrap dress!

This exquisite floral rayon from Sew Over it would be perfect for making their new Florence dress pattern!

If your cat seems to share your love of fabric then this pin from the Crafty Mastermind is for you!

The Fabric Fox has a tutorial for making a cute little Christmas stocking!

If you’re looking for gift ideas check out the Village Haberdashery’s range of craft books , perfect for new year skills resolutions!

Sew Hayley Jane shares 5 tips for making the most of the sewing gauges included in last month’s boxes.

This geometric canvas print from Cloth Candy would make really cute makeup bags – homemade Christmas presents, anyone?

Cloth Spot always have such vibrant shades in their beautiful quality fabrics, such as this vivid chartreuse.


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

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The Sew Reporter – 5th November

The Sew Reporter – 5th November

 

This week on the blog we round up all the new pattern releases from October. 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.

Amazingly we’ve been nominated for three sewing awards this month, we really can’t believe it! If you’ve enjoyed our blog and Instagram then we’d be so grateful if you could vote for us in the British Sewing Awards and the British Craft Awards! Thank you so much!


Karen of Did You Make That? has made a bang-on-trend pair of winter culottes.

Bianca of Vintage on Tap looks a total knock-out in her Colette Penny Dress.

Emily of Self Assembly Required has kicked off her autumn sewing with this gorgeous Deer and Doe Melilot Shirt Dress.

Katie of What Katie Sews has readied herself for winter with a whole batch of turtlenecks, including this Sew House Seven Toaster Sweater hack.

Marcy of Oonaballoona looks the epitome of chic in her Closet Case Files Kalle dress.

Allie Jackson sews another stunner with this pink knit Vogue 1558.

Riva of Riva La Diva looks super stylish in her McCalls 7445 trousers.

Marie from A Stitching Odyssey was this week’s Cocktail Hour seamstress and has made Vogue 8997 in a particularly appropriate fabric!

Rachel from Maker Style has made a Chalk and Notch Fringe Dress.


NEW: It’s us! New Sewing Pattern Releases: October

NEW: Helen from Stitch My Style: Halloween Vampire Brooch Mini Make

NEW: Abi from The Crafty Pin Up: Stitch by Stitch with Simplicity 8019 1970s Skirt Sew Along

NEW: Harriet from Hobbling Handmades: Autumn Sewing Plans: The Fabrics

NEW: Sew Over It: Fabric Haul: November 2017

Gabby of Gabberdashery: Gabby and Megan with Cocowawa make the new pattern … The Chestnut Sweater

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

Leigh from 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

Rosa from Sewn: Fabric Haul and Sewing Plans: October and November 2017

Elisalex’s Studio: DIY t-shirt refashion for #TheBigStitch


NEW: Craft-IshEpisode 41: Embroidery Artist Danielle Clough

NEW: Crafty Planner: KATRINA RODABAUGH (EPISODE #127)

NEW: Love to Sew: EPISODE 13: BP SEWVEMBER WITH AMANDA ADAMS

NEW: Modern Sewciety: MS episode 138:: Mia Whittemore

NEW: While She Naps: #108: Annual Community Podcast: It’s Your Turn to be on the Podcast

Elise gets Crafty: MAKER CHAT 6: DANI IVES / EP 135

Clothes Making Mavens: Episode #13 – Sharadha from SweetShard.com

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

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

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



You might think of batik as a summer fabric, but the selection at Higgs and Higgs (above) could make a sophisticated winter quilt.

The fine metal thread in this boucle from Fabrics Galore gives it a subtle sparkle to bling up any outfit!

Relive memories of summer with this gorgeous floral brushed twill from Cotton Reel Studio; the blooms might be out of season but the soft colours are perfectly in.

The Crafty Mastermind has a brilliant sale section at the moment; it includes denim, ponte roma, and a wide range of cottons including some Rifle Paper Co. prints.

You may not be aware that Til the Sun Goes Down actually produce their own unique line of fabrics, based on original vintage prints and colours. Their posy print crepe de chine would make the loveliest vintage-inspired nightwear.

If you’re a fan of Orla Kiely, then you have to check out the range of Orla Kiely fabrics stocked by Remnant Kings – perfect for whipping up a few cushions that will look straight out of the designer’s shop!

Fabric Godmother has a fabulous selection of party-ready sparkly fabrics (above), including some surprisingly sophisticated ‘mermaid’ sequins!

The Draper’s Daughter has a carefully curated selection of buttons (including shell and coconut) to pair with their lovely fabrics.

This Scandi-inspired cotton from Fabric Punk is the perfect way to start some early Christmas crafts without going all out jolly just yet!

Pure wool can be a delight to sew and wear; Dragonfly Fabrics have this lovely deep red tartan tweed, perfect for all sorts of winter-wear.

Tell the world you’re a maker with these perfectly stylish little brooches from Beyond Measure!

Celtic Fusion Fabrics have a more grown-up take on the Bambi jersey trend with this Dutch jersey.

Girl Charlee’s ponte roma fabrics include these stylish graphic prints (above).

Abakhan has a 50% sale on all Simplicity patterns until the 28th of November.

Spoil any pampered pups in your life with this doggy bow-tie kit from Elephant in my Handbag!

Minerva Crafts have fine 21-wale needlecord in 26 colours!

This quirky Kokka print of big berries and tiny birds from The Fabric Fox is sure to brighten your day!

Did you know Sew Hayley Jane offers three different ‘levels’ of Sewing Box (above)? There’s the Mini, Classic and Luxury, so something there for everyone.

This cotton print from Cloth Candy, showing sketched ladies holding colourful balloons, would make a lovely full skirt or ‘50s style dress.

Cloth Spot has some camel faux suede that’s just perfect for the seventies’ trend.

This black and white check from Sew Over It could be perfect for making a showstopping version of their new cape pattern!

The Christmas Shop at Village Haberdashery is now open online; check it out for festive fabrics, kits crafts and more.


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

 


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The Sew Reporter – 29th October

The Sew Reporter – 29th October

This week on the blog we return to our Sew The Trends series, bringing you the latest styles for winter and some pattern inspiration to match. 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.

Amazingly we’ve been nominated for three sewing awards this month, we really can’t believe it! If you’ve enjoyed our blog and Instagram then we’d be so grateful if you could vote for us in the British Sewing Awards and the British Craft Awards! Thank you so much!


Emily of Self Assembly Required shared her pair of Nina Lee Portobello Trousers.

Fiona of Diary of a Chainstitcher did a mash-up of Sew Over It’s Rosie dress and Ultimate Pencil Skirt to make a stylish party dress.

Megan Nielsen shared a round-up of pattern testers for the newly revised Banksia top.

 

Lauren of Lladybird has made a pair of linen Closet Case Files Morgan jeans.

Allie of Allie Jackson shares a new version of her own Alston Dress design.

Helen of Helen’s Closet has made a gorgeous sleeveless Appleton Dress from Cashmerette.

Sasha of Secondo Piano stuns in this stylish Closet Case Files Kalle hack.

Katie of What Katie Sews has made an impressive Freemantle Coat from Marilla Walker.

Charlotte of An English Girl at Home looks lovely in her Victory Patterns Jackie dress.

It was the turn of Jen, aka the Gingerthread Girl, on the Cocktail Hour sew-along and she made this absolute stunner of a red dress using Vogue 1484.


NEW: It’s us! Sew the Trends: Winter

NEW: Gabby of Gabberdashery: Gabby and Megan with Cocowawa make the new pattern … The Chestnut Sweater

NEW: Harriet from Hobbling Handmades: Autumn Sewing Plans

NEW: Sew Over It: Our New Office Tour!

NEW: Helen from Stitch My Style: How to make an autumn leaf brooch

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

Leigh from 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

Abi from The Crafty Pin Up: Stitch by Stitch with Simplicity 1197 1960s coat sew-along!

Rosa from Sewn: Fabric Haul and Sewing Plans: October and November 2017

Elisalex’s Studio: DIY t-shirt refashion for #TheBigStitch


NEW: Love to Sew: EPISODE 12: YOU DON’T HAVE TO SEW EVERYTHING

NEW: Modern Sewciety: MS episode 137:: Hobbs Bonded Fibers & Quilty Cloud

NEW: Elise gets Crafty: MAKER CHAT 6: DANI IVES / EP 135

Crafty Planner: KAREN TEMPLER OF FRINGE SUPPLY CO AND FRINGE ASSOCIATION (PODCAST EPISODE #126)

Clothes Making Mavens: Episode #13 – Sharadha from SweetShard.com

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

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

While She Naps: #107: ELEANOR BURNS

Craft-IshEpisode 40: Red Heart Spokesperson, Marly Bird

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



There are quite a few sales happening over this weekend as the clocks go back!

Take 15% off the price of all fabrics at Fabric Godmother until midnight on Sunday 29th October with the code DAYLIGHT15. There are some stunning pleated velvets perfect for a quick and easy party skirt.

Cotton Reel Studio is having a sale and you can get an additional 15% off with the code FALLBACK. Sale fabrics start from £3 per metre, with bolt ends and 40% off remaining Art Gallery Cottons.

The Draper’s Daughter is offering 15% off all patterns until midnight GMT on Sunday 29th October; use the code AUTUMN15. You can choose from a range of carefully selected indie designers.

Fabrics Galore have new stock of gorgeous Liberty quilting cottons in their online shop.

Turn bias binding into a feature in its own right with this pretty lace and picot-edged selection from Higgs & Higgs.

A new season means a wardrobe refresh! Brighten up some old denim with these cute patches from Cloth Candy.

Word on the (pattern) street is that lots of new coat designs are coming your way – be inspired by Cloth Spot’s selection of colourful wools, including this fabulously arresting hot pink!

These Tula Pink scissors at The Crafty Mastermind may be the most glamorous sewing accessories we’ve seen yet.

This vintage Vogue pattern from Til the Sun Goes Down would make a wonderfully elegant winter coat.

Remnant Kings has a huge range of Moon plain and checked wools that would work well for classic winter shift dresses.

These Sevenberry fabrics from Fabric Punk are just the ticket for cat-lovers!

Calling all film buffs! Disney, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Marvel and Peppa Pig are just a few of the characters and stories that feature in Elephant in my Handbag’s fun film and TV-themed fabrics.

The Fabric Fox has 10% off patchwork bundles.

Featuring peacocks, flora, palms and stars, the Rifle & Co. Menagerie range available at the Village Haberdashery is simply stunning. Fabrics range from canvas to lawn.

If you need any ideas on how to make the most of your Sew Hayley Jane boxes or you’re teetering on the verge of signing up and just need that final nudge, you should check out Hayley’s blog series on inspirational fabric and pattern combinations.

Sew Over It are embracing chic sparkle with metallic knits: silver printed onto antique pink and duck egg green. The latter would be perfect for your winter mermaid look!

Faux fur is never out of fashion and Minerva Crafts’ range would be fun for fancy dress or a fancy gilet!

These glass jars from Beyond Measure, with labels like ‘Pins’, ‘Needles’ and ‘All the right buttons’, are perfect for organising those little odds and ends in your sewing space.

This zigzag knit from Dragonfly Fabrics would make a great seventies-inspired dress.

Celtic Fusion Fabrics have a range of flannel and flannelette fabrics ideal for making winter PJs for all the family.

If you’re lucky enough to be jetting off for some winter sun then a kaftan in this printed chiffon from Abakhan would be dreamy.

Girl Charlee have a sewing pattern for a simple skirt that in a cosy knit could be both smart and snuggly!


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


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