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The Online Sewing Weekender 2020

Over 1600 tickets sold so far worldwide! Thank you so much for your support and all the money we are raising as a community for charity. In these difficult 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 […]

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BLACK FRIDAY sewing fabric sales 2019

It’s Rachel here on the blog today, bringing you a special post this week. Each year it is my job to get up really early and search online for all the fabric shops and sewing businesses that are taking part in Black Friday. Love it or loathe it, today is the day and if you […]

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The Simplicity Pattern Hackalong with The Eve Appeal

This week we are excited to be taking part in the Simplicity Pattern Hack-along to raise awareness and funds for The Eve Appeal Charity. The Eve Appeal is a charity is the only UK national charity funding research and raising awareness into the five gynaecological cancers. Along with lots of other makers from the sewing community each […]

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The Sewing Weekender 2019

On the 31st August – 1st September 2019 we hosted the fourth Sewing Weekender in Cambridge, UK at the Murray Edwards College. It was a wonderful inspiring weekend where 100 makers came together to sew, chat, make friends and hear talks from designers in our sewing community. We thought it would be nice to look […]

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Sewing patterns that use under a metre of fabric!

Ok team… let’s be honest we’ve all amassed a fabric stash, whether a box under the bed, or and entire room, we’ve all got the odd metre kicking about. We thought it would be really fun to gather some of our favourite indie sewing patterns that use a metre of fabric or less. This way […]

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Q&A – ask us anything!

Well this is something we didn’t think you guys would want.. but you asked and here we are.  We have a load of really fantastic questions about the business, sewing patterns as well as whether Rachel and I are an item! So if you want to find out a little bit more about what goes […]

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The Sewing Weekender 2019 – Sewing speakers and workshops!

It’s now only a month until The Sewing Weekender! We are very excited to announce all the talented Sewing speakers and helpers who will be joining us over the weekend. We are also excited to announce the New Craft House workshop available to attendees during the weekend, sponsored by Spoonflower. To find out more about this […]

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Top Sewing Tips

This week on the blog we are sharing some fantastic sewing tips with you. From a beginner maker to a sewing whizz there is something in here for you.  Sewing is a hobby where you are constantly learning and the the best thing about this community is that everyone shares what they’ve learnt.  These are […]

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The New Site – What you need to know..

  You may have noticed that we’ve been hinting about major changes on the site and they are finally here.. oh yes we’ve got a new website and most exciting of all a pattern shop! We have spent the last 6 months getting the site rebuilt as it’s three years old and it definitely needed […]

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The Sewing Weekender 2018 round-up

The Sewing Weekender 2018 was so much fun and we wanted to share with you a round up of the event and everything attendees have written on their blogs and vlogs. First up if you’ve not come across The Sewing Weekender, you can find out more about it here. It’s a weekend sewing retreat in […]

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