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Reviews

Book Review: Building the Pattern by Saara & Laura Huhta

We are absolutely delighted to chat to you about the new book from the the dream team that run indie sewing patterns company Named Clothing. This is the second book from Saara and Laura, their first book ‘Breaking the Pattern’ (you can read the review here) was a firm favourite amongst the sewing community. Their […]

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Reviews, Vlogs

Book Review: Sew Beautiful by Kennis Wong

  Hello everyone and welcome back! We thought we’d kick start the New Year with a book review and we’ve got a great one for you. Many of you are fans of the indie sewing pattern company Itch To Stitch, and may have made a couple of their patterns in your time. The book is […]

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Inspiration, Reviews

Our Favourite Sewing Books!

Sewing books are a fantastic resource for us makers, sitting on our shelves happily until the time is needed. I often get them down when I’m not sure what to make and have a look through for inspiration.  They are also wonderful gifts… we all know what is just around the corner! We thought it […]

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Reviews, Vlogs

Book Review: Draping the Complete Course by Karolyn Kiisel

This week we are reviewing the fantastic re-release of ‘Draping the complete course’ by Karolyn Kissel which it out on Monday. For anyone seriously interested in pattern cutting then this book is for you. If covers everything from creating basic blocks through to an evening gown and everything in between, check out the video for […]

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Great British Sewing Bee, Reviews, Vlogs

Book Review: The Great British Sewing Bee Sustainable Style

Well this couldn’t come a moment too soon! The Great British Sewing Bee is back on our screens next week. For those wondering its on at 9pm BBC1 on the 22nd April. We thought it would be fun to do a review of the book to go with the series. The title of the book […]

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Reviews

Book Review: Work to Weekend Wardrobe by Rachel Pinheiro

This week on the blog I do a full book review of the Work to Weekend Wardrobe by Rachel Pinheiro. We take a deep dive into what you can expect to find in the book as well as talk you through the patterns included. As we are all currently spending a lot more time near our […]

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Reviews, Vlogs

The Little Book of Sewing by Karen Ball – Book Review

It was an absolute pleasure to sit down with Karen Ball of Did You Make That? blog and chat about her rather marvellous new book ‘The Little book of Sewing,’ that has just been released into the world this week. We love a sewing book, but this little number brings something new to the table. […]

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Reviews

Breaking the Pattern – Book Review – Named Clothing

Let’s be honest we’re all pretty excited about the release of the band new sewing book from Named Clothing. In the video below I’ve done a full review of the book so that you can decide if you need it in your lives.. I’m afraid the answer is that you do! So What do you […]

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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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