March 2020
March 2020

Sewing Blog

16 Mar
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
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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10 Mar
5 Quick Make Mother’s Day Ideas

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and we have chosen some fabulous projects to help you make it a truly special occasion. A handmade gift shows the extra time and thought you put into saying thank you to your mum for being, well, the best!

Say it with Flowers:

Create a…

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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…