Brother October 2020
Brother October 2020

Sewing Blog

23 Jan
2015
Top 7 Stash Busting Valentine’s Day Makes!

For all those scraps of fabric that are too small to use, yet too beautiful to throw away we have the perfect solution! As Valentine’s Day draws closer, we have five fabulous makes for you to show your love and appreciation for the special people in your life.

Make valentine fabric hearts

DIY Fabric Hearts

Use up…

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15 Jan
2015
Watch Sewing Bee contestant Jenniffer Taylor live on Create and Craft TV!

The Great British Sewing Bee’s Jenniffer Taylor is now bringing her quirky style to our television sets, as she appears live on Craft and Create TV this Saturday 17th January. The one hour special will air at 2pm and will feature creative ways to upcycle fabrics to make the most of your…

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8 Dec
2014
Toys to stitch and gift this Christmas

If you’re put off by the price of toys on the high street these days, you’re bound to be inspired by these free project tutorials. Give your little ones handmade presents they’ll love this Christmas and feel confident that you’re not breaking the bank.

See toy Penguins

Plush penguins

Britain is gripped in the hold of penguin fever this…

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Top Fabrics & Patterns for Autumn Sewing with Karelia House

3 Nov 2020

words by Shirley Shearer, owner of Karelia House Ltd - www.kareliahouse.co.uk

I have been sewing since I was at primary school…

101 Guide To Grading

11 Nov 2020

The fashion industry has started to rewrite the rules when it comes to the one-size-fits-all formula, by embracing women of…

Top 5 Indie Patterns

19 Nov 2020

If you are searching for sewing inspiration, look no further than this fantastic collection of patterns from independent designers. From…

Your Dressmaking Toolkit: Tips and Tricks for a Perfect Me-Made Wardrobe

30 Nov 2020

If you’re anything like us, you’ll be constantly on the lookout for more handy tips and tricks to add to your…

The Great British Sewing Bee Christmas Specials

24 Nov 2020

ATTENTION ALL STITCHERS - THE GREAT BRITISH SEWING BEE IS BACK FOR CHRISTMAS!

Did somebody say “Christmas come early”? - well, it certainly…

Top 5 Indie Patterns

19 Nov 2020

If you are searching for sewing inspiration, look no further than this fantastic collection of patterns from independent designers. From…