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In the fold

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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Inspiration

The History of the Breton Stripe

Admit it you have at least one striped top… if not a whole drawer of them like myself. But what is it about the stripethat keeps us coming back for more? It has been a long love affair spanning almost a hundred years, but how has something that started out as a uniform become a […]

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Inspiration

Charlotte’s Shopping Guide to Paris

This weeks stripethemed mini blog series continues and after we kicked off with yesterdays Look book we are feeling un petit peu French around here. We will be adding shopping guides to the blog and we thought why not go a bit further a field this time with Paris(have you seen our free sewing city guides yet?) We came up with a […]

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Inspiration

LOOK BOOK: Stripe patterns

  We are kicking off our launch with a themed blog seriesthat will be running for the next week. Of course when it came to brainstorming ideas Kate was quick to drop in ‘stripes‘, which aside from the colour mustard and Gin is her next favourite thing. In fact she has no less than 7 striped garments […]

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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

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

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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