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In the fold

The Online Sewing Weekender 2020

In these strange times we find ourselves in, many events have been postponed or cancelled for 2020 but do not fear, this year we will be bringing you The Online Sewing Weekender! We have enjoyed hosting the last four Sewing Weekender’s so much and we didn’t want not to be able to connect with all […]

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Great British Sewing Bee, Vlogs

The Great British Sewing Bee 2020 – Series 6 Episode 6 – Sewing Patterns

Here we go, it’s week six of the Sewing Bee! We are so excited to have the Sewing Bee to look forward to each week on BBC 1, just what we all need right now. We have searched high and low to bring you the best selection of sewing patterns from independent designers and commercial pattern […]

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Sew reporter

Sew Reporter – 24th of May

Hi team, we hope you’re all keeping safe and well. Are you sewing anything this weekend? If you are in need of some inspiration we got you covered today with the latest from bloggers in the sewing world, new patterns and fabrics, plus some podcasts and YouTube videos to keep you entertained whilst sewing. Also […]

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Inspiration, Vlogs

The Sew Down – May

Welcome to The Sew Down where each month we bring you a run down of some of the interesting stuff we have found and bought in the world of sewing! We will be talking about the updates to the site, what our isolation sewing plans are and offering up some stuff to watch while you […]

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Great British Sewing Bee, Vlogs

The Great British Sewing Bee 2020 – Series 6 Episode 5 – Sewing Patterns

Here we go, it’s week five of the Sewing Bee! We are so excited to have the Sewing Bee to look forward to each week on BBC 1, just what we all need right now. We have searched high and low to bring you the best selection of sewing patterns from independent designers and commercial pattern […]

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Sew Reporter – 17th of May

Hey hey! We hope hope you are all doing well. Hands up if you watched episode 4 of the Sewing Bee on Wednesday! It was Sportswear week and as always, we put together a blog post with all the patterns that were inspired by this weeks episode. Did you see that Patrick Grant has launched […]

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Inspiration

The Lockdown Edit

Anyone else living in loungewear? Our new way of life has impacted my handmade wardrobe, I haven’t worn any of my ‘nicer’ clothes in over a month and really definitely noticed a few gaps that need filling pronto. Having started to think about what I want to be wearing I thought it might be handy […]

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Great British Sewing Bee, Vlogs

The Great British Sewing Bee 2020 – Series 6 Episode 4 – Sewing Patterns

Here we go, it’s week four of the Sewing Bee! We are so excited to have the Sewing Bee to look forward to each week on BBC 1, just what we all need right now. We have searched high and low to bring you the best selection of sewing patterns from independent designers and commercial pattern […]

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Big Community Sew campaign with Patrick Grant to create face coverings

Patrick Grant, presenter of the Great British Sewing Bee, Saville Row tailor and founder of Community Clothing, has launched the Big Community Sew campaign to create face coverings. This is in response to the new UK Government guidelines (published on 11th May 2020), which advises people in England to wear face coverings (not face masks, more […]

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Sew Reporter – 10th of May

Hi team, we hope you had a good week! Are you ready for your weekly dose of sewspiration? It was kids week on the Sewing Bee this week and we have gathered a selection of sewing patterns from independent designers and commercial pattern houses inspired by the show, so you might just find that pattern […]

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