March 2020
March 2020

Sewing Blog

28 Apr
Top 5 Embroidery Makes

Embroidery is not just for hoops! It can be used in many different ways, from giving a new lease of life to canvas shoes to making fantastic wall art. We have chosen our top five projects to inspire you to make your own!

This beautiful hoop is inspired by summer holidays…

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21 Apr
Top 5 Best of British Sewing Makes

With this week marking the Queen’s 89th birthday and St.George’s Day, plus the arrival of another royal baby imminent, it’s a great time to make some British inspired creations!

If you’re zipping around the great British countryside this summer, you’ll love our bike cushion. Add a card wallet to keep your money safe as you travel.

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15 Apr
Secrets of the Singer Girls

We spoke to writer and journalist Kate Thompson about her wonderful book Secrets of The Singer Girls

Can you tell us a little about your background as a writer/journalist?
I worked as a journalist for many years, but when I gave birth to my second son in 2011, I decided to go…

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7 Ways to Take a Winning Photo

6 Jan 2020

Entry to our Dressmaker of the Year competition is now open - hurrah! It’s super easy to enter… all you have to…

Juliet Uzor’s Upcycled Clutch Bag Project

20 Dec 2019

After the Christmas and New Year festivities were well out of the way, the only thing on my mind was…

Great British Sewing Bee Series Six Dates Announced

18 Dec 2019

After a two-year hiatus, The Great British Sewing Bee was back with a bang at the start of 2019! With…