August 2019
August 2019

Sewing Blog

25 Mar
2015
7 top tips for corsetry beginners

Corsets are back! From featuring in the new Cinderella film, to contestants on The Great British Sewing Bee creating them for a challenge, they’ve never been more popular. We spoke to an expert in the field, Julia Bremble of Sew Curvy, to get the lowdown on just what it takes to make…

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16 Mar
2015
Top 5 Patrick Pics

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Here at Sew HQ we thought we might celebrate a little differently, and rejoice in a slightly different Patrick, can you guess who? Patrick Grant of course!

The Great British Sewing Bee series this year gave us plenty of Patrick puns, but we thought we’d share our top 5 pictures…

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12 Mar
2015
Claire-Louise Hardie on Pattern Hacking

Sewing Producer on The Great British Sewing Bee, Claire-Louise Hardie shares her top tips for successful pattern hacking.

What can we expect from your new book, The Great British Sewing Bee: Fashion with Fabric?

My new book is aimed at all dressmakers, from newbies to those with years of stitching under…

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Maternity sewing patterns and how to make them

28 Jun 2019

Whether Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton are on royal tours, official visits or presenting awards, they always manage to look…

Dressmaker of the Year 2019 the winners revealed!

20 Jun 2019

Over 2,400 Sew readers entered our annual Dressmaker of the Year competition, so it was no surprise that our judges…

Maternity sewing patterns and how to make them

28 Jun 2019

Whether Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton are on royal tours, official visits or presenting awards, they always manage to look…

Dressmaker of the Year 2019 the winners revealed!

20 Jun 2019

Over 2,400 Sew readers entered our annual Dressmaker of the Year competition, so it was no surprise that our judges…

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams

29 May 2019

When you hear the word ‘Dior’ what image jumps to mind first? Do you remember the showstopping New Look collection? Or…