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Make It Simple book review from Tillly and the Buttons

  I’m sure you are all as excited as we are about the new Tilly and the Buttons book Make It Simple. We were lucky enough to head over to Tilly Towers to to chat with Tilly about the book, what inspired it and what you can expect to see inside. She also shares her […]

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Sewing patterns to make for Christmas presents

Let’s be honest, in September we all thought ‘this year I am going to hand make all my presents’ and here we are mid way through December and not many have been made! At this point where do you even start?! Fear not pals, call me Santa, I’ve made a run down of simple sewing […]

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Careers in Sewing: Pattern magazine publisher Fibre Mood

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 Isabella who is founder and […]

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Careers in Sewing – Designer/Maker/Shop Owner

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 Rebecca Coyle who runs Love […]

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Careers in Sewing – textile 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 Erin Dollar who is a textile […]

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New Year’s sewing resolutions 2019

  HAPPY NEW YEAR! I hope that you’ve had a relaxing holiday and if you are back at work this week, that it wasn’t too painful! The start of the year is a great time to make new sewing plans and to inspire you for 2019 we’ve been chatting to bloggers and designers in our […]

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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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