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Sewing Blog

24 Feb
2015
Oscar lookalike patterns

Wave goodbye to style envy. You can dress like the stars with these Oscar inspired sewing patterns

The 2015 Oscars red carpet was full of beautiful gowns. Many of the celebrities opted for floor length and heavily beaded dresses, with many choosing vibrant shades and luxury fabrics. Of course, they have…

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19 Feb
2015
Sew meets… The Singer Girls

We are feeling nostalgic at Sew with episode three of the Sewing Bee gearing up for a retro revival. And if you love history and tradition, then The Secrets of the Singer Girls by Kate Thompson is a book which should be on your to-buy list!

We were lucky enough to…

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10 Feb
2015
5 Shades of Grey

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, as is a certain film we are sure you’ve all heard about! To celebrate (or commiserate, depending on your taste) the release of 50 Shades of Grey, here are our top five shades of grey in fabric and haberdashery form!

Car print fabric
This car themed print by Fabric…

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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…

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…

Me Made May 2019 – What is it?

15 May 2019

Never heard of Me Made May before? Read on to find out everything you need to know! It was originally…

7 Projects to make you happy

3 May 2019

In celebration of World Laughter Day, we’ve collated seven projects that are guaranteed to bring a smile to your face. Each…