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Inspiration

The Sewing Pattern Round Up – October

Keeping track of all the new pattern releases can be tough so we’ve put together a bitesized round up for October with the lovely Fiona of Diary of a Chainstitcherblog @diaryofachainstitcher. Fiona has a great sewing blog where she showcases her makes with really useful and detailed reviews of each pattern. She has kindly given us her […]

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Sew Reporter – 1st November

We’ve been adding lists of costume patterns to the site this week and spent yesterday at the fab SewBrum meet up. What have the sewing bloggers been making? Tilly at Tilly and the Buttons posts the last steps in the Orla sew along: finishing the hem with a facing, how to sew the sleeves and neckline facing […]

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Reviews

Boundless Style Book Review

    Kristiann Boos of Victory Patterns has come up with a really interesting concept for her new book Boundless Style and we think it is one you are all going to love. How many times have you looked at a pattern and thought, gosh I’d love the skirt of this dress with the top of another? Yes […]

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Inspiration

Halloween: Fancy dress sewing patterns

On the blog today … With less than a week to go are you looking for Halloween craft project inspiration? Or perhaps a fancy dress pattern for a spooky night out? We’ve just added a load of Halloween dressmaking and sewing patternsto the site and wanted to share with you some of our favourite garment patterns…. […]

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Sew Reporter – 25th October

This week we’ve been sewing the top for the Sophia Love Sewing magazine sew-along with Gabby @livingonashoestring. Have you checked out our free downloadable sewing themed artwork on the fun stuff page? This lovely one is from Emily at Peardrop avenue. Also we’ve got a new feature on the homepage where you can now see new sewing […]

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Sew Reporter – 18th October

It’s been busy in independent sewing shops all over the country with Sew Saturday this weekend. This week we did some filming for the Village Haberdashery crowd funding project. What have the bloggers been making? Tilly at Tilly and the Buttons posts sewing Orla: fitting part 1 – sizing and length, sewing Orla: fitting part 2 – bust, back […]

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Sew Saturday

  Today is the day to go and visit your local sewing shopand support lovely independent businesses! Many have events on, workshops running throughout the day and special discounts! Sew Magazine with Simplicityhave put together an interactive mapto show you what’s going on near you. We are celebrating our local sewing shops with aCOMPETITION! Win a […]

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Knitting and Stitching Show

This week we went to the Knitting and Stitching Show in Ally Pally, North London. If you haven’t been before it’s a massive sewing retail show. It has companies from all over the UK coming sell their wares, you can expect to find lots of fabrics, sewing patterns, sewing machines, quilting, cross stitch, embroidery, wool… […]

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Sew Reporter – 11th October

Well it has continued to be a busy week but we found time to visit the Knitting and Stitching show and on Friday night had our launch party, plus we appeared in this month’s edition of Love Sewing magazine!  What have the bloggers been making? The Coletterie posts let’s try something new, Seamworks radio and shopping for […]

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Launch party!

Well, what can we say? We were both amazed at how many lovely people came to our launch party! It really meant so much to us! Just shows you how friendly and supportive our sewing community is! Thanks to @lisa-comfort for letting us host it in the Sew Over It Islington shop. The evening was spent […]

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