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Inspiration, Vlogs

Find that Pattern: The Pursuit of Love

It’s time for another find my pattern and we had so many requests for this one! The Pursuit of Love is one of my favourite books and one I have read many many times. When I saw that it was being made into a TV series I was so excited and it didn’t disappoint, with a […]

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Inspiration

Top 10 Dungaree Indie Sewing Patterns

Today we are talking dungaree sewing patterns. If you are reading this I’m assuming you are in the camp that loves them as much as I do. As someone who doesn’t wear dresses that much I find these a great alternative. We have rounded up some of the sewing communities favourites so you can find […]

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Inspiration, Vlogs

Sew The Trends: Autumn

Sew the trends is back for Autumn! For those of you new to this feature.. we go and scour the high street and hunt out this seasons key trends so that you can sew them too! It’s a great time of year to dust off the sewing machine and sew some fantastic pieces that will […]

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Inspiration, Vlogs

The Sew Down: September

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. New Designers: We’ve added two fantastic new designers over the past month. The first designer we have added to the site is  Kate’s […]

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Inspiration, Uncategorized

Maternity Sewing Patterns

If you are pregnant or thinking about what to sew if you were pregnant then we’ve got a fantastic read for you.  The options for maternity sewing patterns are pretty scarce and a lot of them aren’t very inspiring. As a maker it’s been really interesting seeing how you body changes through the process and […]

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Inspiration, Uncategorized

The Top 10 Indie Sewing Patterns of 2021

Do you ever wonder which are the most popular indie sewing patterns? We often get which ones you guys love the most.  So we thought we’d share the most popular sewing patterns for 2021. We’d love to know if you’ve made any of these patterns or own a few of them? Maybe some of you […]

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Inspiration, Reviews

Top indie shirring sewing patterns

  The shirred dress has become a summer staple after appearing on fashion blogger Instagram accounts and then the high street. Over the last couple of years we’ve seen other styles that have had their ‘Insta-moment’ such as the off-the-shoulder dress but we think the shirred dress will be around to stay for summers to […]

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Inspiration

The Sew Down: July

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. New Designers: We’ve added two fantastic new designers over the past month. First up we’ve got Birgitta Helmersson who’s zero waste sewing patterns […]

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Inspiration, Uncategorized

Find That Pattern: The Dig

Hands up who’s watched The Dig on Netflix, and loved it! Based on a true story, and set on the eve of the Second World War, with a star studded cast, this film is worth a watch. The film is based around and archaeological dig and the amazing thing they discover. The film is full […]

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Woman wearing the Ipswich Swimsuit sewing pattern by Cashmerette. A swimsuit pattern made in swimsuit lycra/spandex fabric featuring supportive straps and a low-rise leg.
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Inspiration

10 Summer Swimwear Indie Sewing Patterns to Sew

Sewing your own swimwear seems to be one of those projects that makes many of us quiver at the knees, but this need not be the case. If you’ve made a couple of garments using a stretch fabric like a jersey then you already have most of the skills needed to sew your own swimsuits. […]

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