July-2020
July-2020

Sewing Blog

30 Jul
2015
14 Reasons To Visit Your Local Fabric Shop

There’s no better feeling than walking into the wondrous world of fabric shopping! If you’re a fabric hoarder, like us, you’ll probably spend most of your spare time, and money, in haberdashery stores for one of these reasons, and you won’t need convincing they’re one of the best places to go for some sewing inspiration.…

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22 Jul
2015
20 School Holiday Summer Makes

Here’s our pick of sewing toys, fancy dress costumes and crafty creations we think your children will love to make, wear and stitch this summer…

1. Patchwork teepee
Sew a patchwork tipi 
All kids love a homemade fort! Hone in on your patchwork skills to make this colourful teepee for garden playtime or for a camping-style…

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16 Jul
2015
25 Quick And Easy Fashion Upcycling DIYs

Whether it’s just a little additional accessory or a whole new going-out item to wear after work, you can update your outfit with these super quick and easy DIY lunchtime upcyling makes…

1) Party Dress cut-out
Upcycled party dress cut out back
For the ultimate lunchtime-make, thrifty stitch a plain dress into a party frock with a cut-out…

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Join in with The Great British Sewing Bee Series Six

5 May 2020

After a year-long wait, The Great British Sewing Bee is finally back on our screens! We’re tuning in to BBC One…

Join in with The Great British Sewing Bee Series Six

5 May 2020

After a year-long wait, The Great British Sewing Bee is finally back on our screens! We’re tuning in to BBC One…

Our Top 7 YouTube Videos for Sewing At Home

30 Apr 2020

Our Sewist channel on YouTube is where you’ll find Corinne Bradd creating easy-sew projects often in less than 20 minutes, and…

Calling All Stitchers! Help Support The NHS By Sewing Scrubs

27 Apr 2020

With NHS staff in desperate need of personal protective equipment (PPE) during the Coronavirus pandemic, an army of sewers across…