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The Sewing pattern round up – December

Despite the run up to Christmas there were plenty of new sewing pattern releases in December. Keeping track of all the new pattern releases can be tough so we’ve put together a bitesized round up for December with the lovely Fiona of Diary of a Chainstitcher blog @diaryofachainstitcher. Fiona has a great sewing blog where she showcases her makes with really […]

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New Year’s Sewing Resolutions

HAPPY NEW YEAR!! We hope that you have all had lovely Christmases and are feeling ready to take on 2016. To give you all a little inspiration we have asked some of your favourite bloggers and designers to share with us their sewing resolutions for the year. We love hearing what everyone has planned so […]

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January Sewing Sales!

What better way to distract yourself from all the Christmas food and drink than with a bit of sewing sales shopping? We have complied a list of some of the best fabric and patterns sales for your perusal. There are some amazing discounts on offer out there so get stuck in! Sale on cushions and accessories […]

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Sewing highlights of 2015

As 2015 comes to a close we thought it would be nice to reflect on what’s been happening in the world of sewing this year! More than ever before people are taking up new creative hobbies, especially sewing and our community just keeps growing. What have been your sewing highlights of 2015? Popular new patterns […]

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LOOK BOOK: Party Dresses

This month’s sewing LOOK BOOKis all about the party dresses! Last month we picked some great coats to sewfor the coming winter months but now it’s the party season and Christmas is only 3 weeks away. If, like us, you’ve still not got around to sewing anything for the festive holidays, let us give you some […]

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The Sewing Pattern round up – November

It’s been a bumper month for new patterns! Keeping track of all the new pattern releases can be tough so we’ve put together a bitesized round up for November with the lovely Fiona of Diary of a Chainstitcher blog @diaryofachainstitcher. Fiona has a great sewing blog where she showcases her makes with really useful and detailed reviews of each […]

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Christmas Advent pom pom garland project tutorial

Today’s the day, it’s the 1st December and you can start getting the Christmas decorations out and put up around the house. With the Christmas festive season well and truly in full swing we’ve teamed up with the Village Haberdashery to bring you a special Christmas advent pom pom garland project tutorial. So if you haven’t […]

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Top DIY Christmas craft projects

  With Christmas almost upon us there is still time to get creative and make yourself some decorations for the home or to put on the tree. We have trawled the internet to bring you the best crafty decorations that you can get your teeth stuck into over the festive season. If it’s a creative DIY […]

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BLACK FRIDAY sewing sales!

CLICK HERE FOR 2019 BLACK FRIDAY SALES   Get yourself a bargain this BLACK FRIDAYwith sewing pattern sales, fabrics sales and haberdashery sales! We’ve searched high and low to bring you some great sewing offers to inspire your next dressmaking or craft project. It’s time to stock up on sewing supplies with some of these amazing offers! […]

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New winter sewing patterns from Vogue, Butterick, McCalls and Kwik Sew

Big brand names Vogue, Butterick, McCallsand Kwik Sewhave released their new winter dressmaking patterns and we’ve been adding these to our sewing pattern database. Here are our top pattern picksfor the new season, will you be adding any of these to your pattern wishlist? Vogue 9149 party dress. A simple fitted bodice with full skirt and […]

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