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Inspiration, Vlogs

Merry Christmas with The Sew Down

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. This is our las tone of these before the Christmas beak so if you’re looking for something to watch or listen to while […]

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Sew Reporter – 13 December

Hi there! We hope you’re ready to sit down (or lay down?) with a cuppa because today’s Sew Reporter is filled to the brim with some absolutely-from-out-of-this-world-amazing-inspiration and lots of great things to watch, read and listen too. Enjoy browsing/ listening/ watching and have a great Sunday! Wowzah! Megan Nielsen designed and stitched this stunner […]

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Inspiration, Vlogs

New Sewing Pattern Releases – November & December

  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 little quieter on the pattern releases front but I’ve picked some of my favourites to chat over with you. As usual all the sewing […]

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Great British Sewing Bee

Great British Sewing Bee: Celebrity Christmas Specials 2020

Great British Sewing Bee: Celebrity Christmas Special 2020 The Great British Sewing Bee is on BBC One for the second time this year with two Christmas celebrity special episodes The Great British Sewing Bee is back with two celebrity Christmas specials episodes and we are thrilled to have another chance to enjoy this TV show! […]

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Sew Reporter – 6 December

Hoorah! It’s Sunday! Time to relax, chill, and browse all the sewing stuff we have gathered for you today. From sewing inspiration to new patterns and things to read, it’s all here. Enjoy and have a great day 🙂 Ps. in case you haven’t seen it yet, check out the special edition from our “Find […]

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Inspiration, Vlogs

The Queen’s Gambit Sewing Pattern Picks

For those of you that have indulged in the Queens Gambit on Netflix then you are going to enjoy this weeks blog! After spending a few nights binging the entire series I instantly wanted to go and find sewing patterns from some of Beth’s key looks. I’m sure you enjoyed being immersed in the fabulous […]

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Sew Reporter – 29 november

Hello sewists, how is your weekend going so far? It’s time to sit down, relax, and scroll your way through the Sew Reporter. We hope you’ll see something that inspires you because that’s what we love to do! Enjoy browsing and have a great Sunday. Ps. There is still time to grab yourself a Black […]

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Sewing Pattern Tutorials

The Sewing Pattern Tutorials 13: Sewing Pattern Blocks

A BEGINNER’S GUIDE: SEWING PATTERN BLOCKS   Hi, it’s Rachel here on the blog today with the next instalment of our popular Pattern Tutorial series. There has been much discussion in the sewing community recently about sewing pattern blocks and we’ve had lots of questions about how these are designed. We thought it would be helpful […]

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Sew Reporter 22 November

Hello makers, welcome to this weeks Sew Reporter! We hope you all had a great week and that you are looking forward to slowing down (preferably with a hot cuppa in your hand) and peruse the sewing inspiration we have gathered for you. There’s more than enough to get you through the weekend. Enjoy! Kathy […]

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Inspiration, Reviews

Our Favourite Sewing Books!

Sewing books are a fantastic resource for us makers, sitting on our shelves happily until the time is needed. I often get them down when I’m not sure what to make and have a look through for inspiration.  They are also wonderful gifts… we all know what is just around the corner! We thought it […]

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