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Inspiration

Top indie sweater sewing patterns to make this Winter

When it’s chilly outside we love nothing more than sewing a snuggly jumper sewing pattern. Over the last few months we’ve seen lots of sweater sewing patterns popping up on social media as the weather gets colder and many of us are spending more time at home. So here are our top sweater sewing patterns from […]

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Inspiration, Vlogs

Merry Christmas with The Sew Down

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. This is our las tone of these before the Christmas beak so if you’re looking for something to watch or listen to while […]

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Inspiration, Uncategorized, Vlogs

New Sewing Pattern Releases – November & December

  Hello gang, what a month it has been! We hope you are faring up OK and feeling ready to take on a project or two. This month has been a little quieter on the pattern releases front but I’ve picked some of my favourites to chat over with you. As usual all the sewing […]

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Inspiration, Vlogs

The Queen’s Gambit Sewing Pattern Picks

For those of you that have indulged in the Queens Gambit on Netflix then you are going to enjoy this weeks blog! After spending a few nights binging the entire series I instantly wanted to go and find sewing patterns from some of Beth’s key looks. I’m sure you enjoyed being immersed in the fabulous […]

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Inspiration, Reviews

Our Favourite Sewing Books!

Sewing books are a fantastic resource for us makers, sitting on our shelves happily until the time is needed. I often get them down when I’m not sure what to make and have a look through for inspiration.  They are also wonderful gifts… we all know what is just around the corner! We thought it […]

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Inspiration, Vlogs

The Sew Down – November

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. If you’re looking for something to watch or listen to while you sew then this vlog is for you.. New Designers: We are […]

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Inspiration, Vlogs

New Sewing Pattern Releases: October

  Hello gang, what a month it has been! We hope you are faring up OK and feeling ready to take on a project or two. This month has been a little quieter on the pattern releases front but I’ve picked some of my favourites to chat over with you. As usual all the sewing […]

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Inspiration

The Perfect Sewing Patterns for Christmas Presents

Sorry team but I’m going to say the ‘C’ word… and we all know it’s just around the corner. As this year hasn’t quite gone to plan and I know Christmas is looking very different for many of us. Some of us have got stuck into a load of projects during the pandemic and some […]

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Inspiration

Coat and Jacket Sewing Patterns to Sew this Winter

Coats are something I personally love making and they are easier than you think. The key to a good coat is preparation, pressing and really good interfacing. Pick your pattern, do the fabric research, get all the notions and hard wear before you start and enjoy the process.  I think that you can create something […]

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Inspiration, Vlogs

Find My Pattern: Episode 5

Kate here and welcome back to another instalment of find my pattern! Those new to this feature, the premise is that you send in images of ready to wear garments you need in your life and I put my best detective hat and and hunt it our for you.  As a self proclaimed pattern nerd… […]

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