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Launch Day!!

Hello hello lovely people and good morning! So it’s launch day and unlike a shop where you open your doors to the world we are opening up our screens to you. We thought it would be good to tell you a little bit about why we set up this site and also what to expect […]

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Sew Reporter – 27th September

It’s the last week before launch! We’ve been putting the final touches to the website, had a load of postcards printed and drunk ‘some’ wine to keep us going into the late nights. It’s now only four days to go folks! What have the bloggers been making? Tilly at Tilly and the Buttons posts Love at First Stitch lovers […]

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The Handmade Fair

Last week we spent a lovely day at The Handmade Fair, for those that haven’t made it yet, it’s fast becoming the craft event of the year! As well as loads of companies selling everything from fabric, patterns and knitted products to books, kitchenwares and gifts there were also talks and loads of craft workshops. You […]

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Sew Reporter – 20th September

It’s been a busy week! We’ve been chatting with fellow bloggers at the Simplicity Blogger meet up where we also met May Martin, plus a trip to the Handmade Fair. What have the bloggers been making? Tilly at Tilly and the Buttons posts how to make an Agnes dress. The Coletterie posts tips for working with sweater knits and why Indies […]

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Simplicity Blogger Meet Up

Today we went to the Simplicity meet up in Central London to spend the morning with sewing royalty May Martin from the Great British Sewing Bee. It was a really lovely morning and a chance to catch up with old faces as well as meeting a lots of new people. There were about 50 bloggers […]

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Sew Reporter – 12th September

  This week we have been to the #MadeUp meet up party. Here we are chatting with lots of lovely sewists in their handmade makes! Find out more about Karen Ball’s (Did You Make That?) initiative here. What have the bloggers been making? Tilly at Tilly and the Buttons posts tools for marking sewing lines and seam […]

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Sew Reporter – 6th September

Tilly at Tilly and the Buttons posts Your Makes. The Coletterie posts Seamwork issue 10 and September sewing inspiration. Karen at Did You Make That? posts Made Up Quotes – Nicole Mary Kelby and is organising a Made Up meet up next weekend. Fiona at Diary of a Chainstitcher posts the pattern release update for August.  What Katie Sews plans her eco autumn capsule wardrobe. Marie at A Stitching Odyssey posts #VintagePledge September schedule, discount and giveaway. Rachel at House of Pinheiro makes a Seamwork […]

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Sew Reporter – 30th August

  What’s been happening this week in the world of sewing? I know how busy I get trying to fit everything in each week and I use my time at the weekend to catch up on what’s been happening all-things-sewing-wise. This got me thinking that a quick summary of what’s going on would be really […]

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