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Inspiration

Top indie sewing patterns style inspiration

We get asked a lot about what are the most popular indie patterns so we thought we would put together all the maker inspiration for your favourite sewing patterns on the site. For the keen makers, I’m sure a lot of these won’t be a surprise but there were a few in there we hadn’t […]

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Inspiration, Vlogs

Sew The Trends – Winter 2019

  Sew the trends is back for autumn, for those new to this, I go scour the high street and hunt out sewing patterns so that your handmade wardrobe stays bang up to date. I set off in a very grisly grey London to hunt out the key trends from all you favourite high street […]

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Inspiration

New Sewing Pattern Releases – August 2019

Hello team, Kate here and today we’re chatting new sewing pattern releases for the month of August. It’s been a fantastic month of releases from the indie world of patterns and there really is something for everyone this month. Go have a peruse of the latest and great sewing patterns and get inspired to inject […]

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Top 10 sewing patterns for jersey and knit fabrics

    Sewing with knit fabrics can be a bit daunting when you’re used to woven fabrics such as cotton. If you’ve made a few woven garments already then learning to sew with knits won’t be as tricky as you think. In fact once you are used to working with the stretchy material, fitting is […]

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In the fold, Inspiration, Uncategorized

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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Inspiration

New Sewing Pattern Releases – July 2019

Hello team, Kate here and today we’re chatting new sewing pattern releases for the month of July. It’s been a fantastic month of releases from the indie world of patterns and there really is something for everyone this month. Go have a peruse of the latest and great sewing patterns and get inspired to inject […]

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Inspiration, Vlogs

Find My Pattern: Episode 2

  Hi team, 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 me best detective hat and and hunt it our for you.  As a self […]

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Inspiration, Uncategorized, Vlogs

New Sewing Pattern Releases – June 2019

Hello team, Kate here and today we’re chatting new sewing pattern releases for the month of June. It’s been a fantastic month of releases from the indie world of patterns and there really is something for everyone this month. Go have a peruse of the latest and great sewing patterns and get inspired to inject […]

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Inspiration, Vlogs

Sew The Trends – Summer

Hi team, Kate here and this week I’m chatting over some sewing pattern ideas for summer. If you haven’t seen our sew the trends for spring make sure you go watch that before watching this. Now that summer is in ‘full swing’ it’s time to plan holiday makes, apply the fake tan order a Pina […]

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Inspiration, Vlogs

The Sew Down – June 2019

Welcome to The Sew Down where each month we bring you a run down of some of the interesting stuff we have found and bought in the world of sewing! We will be talking fabric hauls, new sewing patterns and sharing some of the interesting things we have seen, eaten, listened to and sewn over […]

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