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What to Sew in 2020, planning, plotting and more planning

How to plan your makes in 2020… where do you even start? The beginning of the year arrives and everyone starts planning what they are going to make. I like a few weeks to ponder my choices and let the dust settle. One thing that focuses the mind is the instagram Make Nine challenge, that […]

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Sew the Trends: The Golden Globes

  Something a little bit different from us this week. Last weekend the Golden Globes graced our screens, it’s one of my favourite award ceremonies and I always wake up excited to see see what everyone was wearing. As usual I started thinking about patterns and how you’d make some of the dresses.. anyone else […]

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New Years Sewing Resolutions 2020

  Happy New year gang – we¬†hope you had a fantastic break over Christmas and feeling ready to take on the new decade. If you’re feeling a little unsure what to start sewing or what your plans are for this year – fear not we’re here to help! We’ve asked some toy favourite designer/makers what […]

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Sew the Trends – Christmas 2019

Sew the trends is back for Christmas party season! I’ve hit the festive high street and scoured out some of the key looks and paired patterns so that you can look bang on trend for the festive season. The think that excited me the most this year is that the looks are less formal. If […]

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The Ultimate Sewing Christmas Gift Guide 2019

The ultimate gift guide for makers.. Guys I’m sorry but we are about to say the ‘C’ word.. that time of year is nearly upon us and we wanted to get you ahead of the the game this year. I don’t know about you but I really love a gift guide, in fact it might […]

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New Sewing Pattern Releases – October 2019

  Hello team, it hasn’t been long since the last one of these but I’m back with the new sewing pattern releases for October. There have been some great releases this month… if you’re into outerwear then this month is for you! Settle yourself down and enjoy some fantastic new shapes from indie designers you […]

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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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New Sewing Releases – September 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 […]

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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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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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