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Interviews

Careers in sewing – costume designer

Have you ever considered a Career in Sewing? Do you dream of ditching the 9-5 and pursuing your creative dreams? In this blog series we will be posting interviews for a range of different sewing jobs to give you a taste of what possibilities are out there. Today we interview Alex Bruce who is a costume […]

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Careers in Sewing – Sample Maker

Have you ever considered a Career in Sewing? Do you dream of ditching the 9-5 and pursuing your creative dreams? In this blog series we will be posting interviews for a range of different sewing jobs to give you a taste of what possibilities are out there. Today we interview Lisa Obuchowska who is a sample maker […]

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Careers in Sewing – sourcing African prints

Have you ever considered a Career in Sewing? Do you dream of ditching the 9-5 and pursuing your creative dreams? In this blog series we will be posting interviews for a range of different sewing jobs to give you a taste of what possibilities are out there. Today we interview Dolapo who sources an amazing range […]

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Careers in Sewing – Sewing in Refugee Camps in Iraq

    This week we are interviewing Paula Horsfall who has set up a really fantastic initiative teaching women in refugee camps in Iraq to sew. The project is part of the Bring Hope charity and this new skill provides these women with an income so they can support their families. The cloth they sew is the native […]

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Inspiration, Interviews

Changing Body Shapes

Today we are bringing you a new type of sewing vlog where we talk about changing body shapes. How our bodies change throughout our lives can have a big impact on the type and style of clothes we choose to make. Women in particular can experience a number of changes to their body from puberty […]

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Inspiration, Interviews, Reviews, Vlogs

Lisa Comfort’s New Fabric Range

A couple of weeks ago I headed over to Sew Over Itto chat to Lisa Comfort about her new range of dressmaking fabrics. I was really interested in how the design process works for creating sewing fabrics. I had lots of questions from how much fabric do you need to order (can you ever order […]

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Inspiration, Interviews, Reviews, Vlogs

Tilly and the Buttons sewing book – Stretch!

Tilly and the Buttons – Stretch! – new sewing book review This week on the blog we are chatting to Tilly and the Buttons about her new sewing book “Stretch”, which is out this week.  We headed over to Tilly Towers a couple of weeks ago to get an insider peek at all the samples […]

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Interviews

Careers in Sewing: 25 years owning a fabric shop!

Have you ever considered a Career in Sewing? Do you dream of ditching the 9-5 and pursuing your creative dreams? In this blog series we will be posting interviews for a range of different sewing jobs to give you a taste of what possibilities are out there. Today we interview Paul who has been running Fabrics […]

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Interviews

Careers in Sewing: Bespoke Alterations at Harrods

Have you ever considered a Career in Sewing? Do you dream of ditching the 9-5 and pursuing your creative dreams? In this blog series we will be posting interviews for a range of different sewing jobs to give you a taste of what possibilities are out there. Today we interview Christina who has a fascinating job […]

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Interviews

Careers in Sewing: Sewing Pattern Designer

Have you ever considered a Career in Sewing? Do you dream of ditching the 9-5 and pursuing your creative dreams? In this blog series we will be posting interviews for a range of different sewing jobs to give you a taste of what possibilities are out there. Today we interview Elisalex who is the Head Designer […]

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