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British Sewing Awards 2019
British Sewing Awards 2021

2021 Awards

The British Sewing Awards 2021 gave you the opportunity to nominate your sewing favourites and, after totting up your votes, we’re delighted to reveal the winners! We want to say a massive thank you to everyone who spared five minutes to have their say. So, without further ado...

THE RESULTS

  • Best Entry-Level Machine Brand Winner: Brother

    Highly commended: Janome

    Highly commended: Singer

  • Best All-Rounder Machine Brand Winner: Janome

    Highly commended: Brother

    Highly commended: Singer

  • Best Quilting Machine Brand Winner: Janome

    Highly commended: Brother

    Highly commended: Bernina

  • Best Embroidery Machine Brand Winner: Brother

    Highly commended: Janome

    Highly commended: Husqvarna

  • Best Top-Spec Machine Brand Winner: Janome

    Highly commended: Brother

    Highly commended: Bernina

  • Best Overlocker Brand Winner: Brother

    Highly commended: Janome

    Highly commended: baby lock

  • Best Thread Brand Winner: Gütermann

    Highly commended: Aurifil

    Highly commended: Coats

  • Best Fabric Stockist Winner: Minerva

    Highly commended: Pound Fabrics

    Highly commended: Always Knitting & Sewing

  • Best Major Pattern Brand Winner: Simplicity

    Highly commended: New Look

    Highly commended: McCalls

  • Best Fabric Cutting Machine Winner: Cricut

    Highly commended: Brother ScanNCut

    Highly commended: AccuQuilt

  • Best Independent Pattern Brand Winner: Tilly and the Buttons

    Highly commended: Ellie and Mac

    Highly commended: Spencer Ogg

  • Best Customer Service Winner: Always Knitting & Sewing

    Highly commended: Cool Crafting

    Highly commended: Hollies Haberdashery

  • Most Inspirational Sewing Personality Winner: Debbie Shore

    Highly commended: Tilly Walnes

    Highly commended: Patrick Grant

  • Best Sewing Social Star Winner: Debbie Shore

    Highly commended: Sarah Payne

    Highly commended: Diane Spencer Ogg

  • Favourite Sewing Book 2020-21 Winner: Tilly Walnes - Make It Simple

    Highly commended: Debbie shore - Half Yard Summer Collection

    Highly commended: Kaffe Fassett - Kaffe Fassett in the Studio

  • Top Sewing Workshop Winner: Sew Over It (Sew Along) - Online

    Highly commended: Spencer Ogg - Online

    Highly commended: Crafty Monkies - Online

  • Best Exhibition/Event Winner: The Creative Craft Show, NEC

    Highly commended: The Knitting and Stitching Show, Alexandra Palace

    Highly commended: The Knitting and Stitching Show, Harrogate

  • Best Sewing Blog Winner: Sew Over It

    Highly commended: The Fold Line

    Highly commended: Sarah Payne Quilter

  • Best Digital Learning Provider Winner: The Stitch Sisters

    Highly commended: Craftsy

    Highly commended: Sarah Loves to Sew

  • Best Regional Independent Store - Scotland Winner: The Wee Fabric Shop, Inverness

    Highly commended: Edinburgh Fabrics, Edinburgh

    Highly commended: The Sewing Shop, Fochabers

  • Best Regional Independent Store - North of England Winner: Hollie's Haberdashery, Newcastle Under Lyme

    Highly commended: Always Knitting & Sewing, Chorley

    Highly commended: Cool Crafting, Kendal

  • Best Regional Independent Store - Wales Winner: Pink Scissors Fabric, Bridgend

    Highly commended: J B Sewing, Cardiff

    Highly commended: White Gecko Craft Lounge, Dinas Powys

  • Best Regional Independent Store - Ireland Winner: Sew Unique Fabrics, Bangor Co Down

    Highly commended: Beyond the Pink Door, Galway

    Highly commended: Fiddlesticks, Ballymena

  • Best Regional Independent Store - London Winner: Fabrics Galore, Battersea

    Highly commended: Fabrications, Hackney

    Highly commended: Finishing Touches, Finchley

  • Best Regional Independent Store - Midlands Winner: The Cotton Patch, Birmingham

    Highly commended: Guthrie and Ghani, Birmingham

    Highly commended: Crafty Sew & So, Leicester

  • Best Regional Independent Store - South West of England Winner: Like Sew Amazing, Bristol

    Highly commended: The Sewing Shop, Liskeard Cornwall

    Highly commended: Stone Fabrics, Totnes

  • Best Regional Independent Store - South East of England Winner: Merchant and Mills, Rye

    Highly commended: Beginner's Quilt Emporium, Tring

    Highly commended: World of Sewing, Tunbridge Wells

  • Best Regional Independent Store - East Anglia Winner: Sew Simple, Norwich

    Highly commended: Patches Haberdashery, Huntingdon

    Highly commended: The Cheap Shop, Tiptree, Essex