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Inspiration

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 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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New Sewing Pattern Releases – October

October has been a busy month of new sewing patterns with loads of new designs to get your creative juices flowing. Here we have brought you a bitesize roundup of all the new sewing pattern releases from the last month. We have also made a video where Kate chats through some of our favourites. Patterns […]

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The best coat sewing patterns to make this winter

We all love the idea of making a coat but they can be a little daunting. In this video I’m going to chat through some fantastic coat sewing patterns for beginners right through to coat making pros. Anyone who has made a coat I think will agree they really aren’t as hard to make as […]

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Millinery with Kate

This week we are talking all things millinery. Many of you requested a video about millinery after I mentioned it so it’s time to grab a cup of tea (it’s a long one) and join me as I chat hats. It was a really fantastic part of my career and I’m going to talk through […]

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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 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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In the fold, Inspiration

The Refashioners – 2018

The Refashioners is back again this year and we are delighted to be taking part. After the strict themes of the last couple of years, this years loose title “inspired by” let’s us choose an iconic outfit or look from anywhere and recreate it by upcycling clothes. To see some of the other amazing makes […]

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Inspiration, Vlogs

Sew The Trends – Winter 2018

Today we are bringing you the next instalment of our blog series where we go onto the high street and discover the latest fashion trends. We then find the perfect patterns for you to sew the look. This time it’s all about planning your autumn wardrobe and we have loads of looks for you to […]

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Inspiration, Vlogs

New Sewing Pattern Releases – August

August has been a busy month of new sewing patterns with over 45 new designs to get your creative juices flowing. Here we have brought you a bitesize roundup of all the new sewing pattern releases from the last month. We have also made a video where Kate chats through some of our favourites. Patterns […]

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Top 10 Maternity Sewing Patterns

Maternity sewing patterns are often hard to find, so we’ve complied our top 10 maternity sewing patterns for your perusal. These are all garments that can be worn throughout your pregnancy and many of then have built in options for when you get to the nursing stage. If you want to look though the whole […]

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In the fold, Inspiration

Shoemaking Workshop

  Last weekend Rachel and I spent a delightful couple of days learning how to make our own shoes!  Amanda who runs the I can make shoes in East London got in contact and asked if we’d like to join one of her classes. We spent a long time picking which one we wanted to do and […]

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