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Sew Reporter – 12th September

Happy Sunday gang! Who’s glad it’s September? If you’re starting to plan your autumn/winter sewing projects, we’ve got a bumper update of new things and restocks that might be of interest! We’ve topped up on paper patterns from some of your favourite indie designers and we’ve got TWO new designs from By Hand London, an […]

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Inspiration, Vlogs

The Sew Down: September

Welcome to The Sew Down where each month we bring you a run down of some of the interesting stuff we have found, bought, read and watched in the world of sewing. New Designers: We’ve added two fantastic new designers over the past month. The first designer we have added to the site is  Kate’s […]

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Sew Reporter – 5th September

Happy Sunday Fold Liners! How’s September treating you so far? We’re feeling energised by the idea of sewing all the autumnal things and a fresh season of TV, films and podcasts. You could say we are ready to embrace autumn! We’ve got some lovely new patterns from Style Arc and Vikisews, a sewing community challenge […]

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New Sewing Pattern Releases: August

Hello gang, what a month it has been! We hope you are faring up OK and feeling ready to take on a project or two. This month has been a bumper month on the pattern releases front so I’ve picked some of my favourites to chat over with you. As usual all the sewing pattern […]

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Sew Reporter – 29th August

Happy Sunday gang! Can you believe it’s the last one of August? Hopefully, you have something fun planned this weekend as it’s a bank holiday for many of us in the UK, which means more sewing time – yippee! We were chatting about what season we are sewing for on our Facebook group last week […]

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Inspiration, Uncategorized

Maternity Sewing Patterns

If you are pregnant or thinking about what to sew if you were pregnant then we’ve got a fantastic read for you.  The options for maternity sewing patterns are pretty scarce and a lot of them aren’t very inspiring. As a maker it’s been really interesting seeing how you body changes through the process and […]

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Sew Reporter – 22nd August

It’s Sunday! I hope you’re having a good weekend so far. Things have quietened down a little in the sewing world while we soak up the last days of summer and anticipate our autumn sewing projects. We’ve collected some lovely things to watch, listen to and another exhibition you might want to pop in the […]

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Inspiration, Uncategorized

The Top 10 Indie Sewing Patterns of 2021

Do you ever wonder which are the most popular indie sewing patterns? We often get which ones you guys love the most.  So we thought we’d share the most popular sewing patterns for 2021. We’d love to know if you’ve made any of these patterns or own a few of them? Maybe some of you […]

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Sew Reporter – 15th August

Happy Sunday everyone! It’s that time of year where you are pulled by outdoor activities and trips, but still want to get your sewing fix. We like to fill this time with plotting our next batch of makes and getting inspired. We have lot’s to share with you this week, including a forthcoming exhibition, a […]

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Inspiration, Reviews

Top indie shirring sewing patterns

  The shirred dress has become a summer staple after appearing on fashion blogger Instagram accounts and then the high street. Over the last couple of years we’ve seen other styles that have had their ‘Insta-moment’ such as the off-the-shoulder dress but we think the shirred dress will be around to stay for summers to […]

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