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Inspiration, Reviews, Uncategorized

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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Coat and Jacket Sewing Patterns to Sew this Winter

Coats are something I personally love making and they are easier than you think. The key to a good coat is preparation, pressing and really good interfacing. Pick your pattern, do the fabric research, get all the notions and hard wear before you start and enjoy the process.  I think that you can create something […]

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Find My Pattern: Episode 5

Kate here and welcome back to another instalment of find my pattern! Those new to this feature, the premise is that you send in images of ready to wear garments you need in your life and I put my best detective hat and and hunt it our for you.  As a self proclaimed pattern nerd… […]

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Uncategorized, Vlogs

The Sew Down – June

Welcome to The Sew Down where each month we bring you a run down of some of the interesting stuff we have found and bought in the world of sewing! We will be talking about the updates to the site, what our isolation sewing plans are and offering up some stuff to watch while you […]

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New Sewing Pattern Releases – May

  Hello gang, what a month it has been! We hope you are faring up OK and feeling ready to take on a project or two. . This month has been a little quiet on the release front but I’ve picked some of my favourites to chat over with you. As usual all the releases […]

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The Sew Down March

Welcome to The Sew Down where each month we bring you a run down of some of the interesting stuff we have found and bought in the world of sewing! We will be talking about the updates to the site, what our isolation sewing plans are and offering up some stuff to watch while you […]

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The Sew Down February

Welcome to The Sew Down where each month we bring you a run down of some of the interesting stuff we have found and bought in the world of sewing! We will be talking the Stitch festival, new sewing patterns and sharing some of the interesting things we have seen and listened to and sewn […]

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Inspiration, Uncategorized

Fantastic coat & jacket sewing patterns whatever your sewing level!

  Have you thought about sewing a coat or jacket pattern and then shy away? Yep me too. I don’t know what it is about making a coat that makes question myself. Honestly the pieces of outerwear I’ve made have been the most enjoyable and most worn items, so I thought it might be useful […]

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The Sew Reporter – 2nd February

  Your sewing Sunday papers are here and it’s time to catch on the latest and great stuff from the world of sewing. Wether you’re after blogger makes, new sewing patterns, podcasts or your favourite indie businesses. They are all here in one spot, so settle in and enjoy! If you didn’t catch Kate’s vlog […]

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In the fold, Inspiration, Uncategorized

Sewing patterns that use under a metre of fabric!

Ok team… let’s be honest we’ve all amassed a fabric stash, whether a box under the bed, or and entire room, we’ve all got the odd metre kicking about. We thought it would be really fun to gather some of our favourite indie sewing patterns that use a metre of fabric or less. This way […]

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