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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Taking your machine to the next level….

9 Nov 2021

#AD As we approach the end of 2021 and the start of 2022, there has never been a better time…

8 tips for fool-proof stitching

16 Nov 2021

#AD As we approach the new year, there has never been a better time for us to evaluate our approach…

Get To Know Figure Forms

23 Nov 2021

#AD Every good stitcher knows that one of the most important aspects of sewing is achieving the perfect fit. The…

DIY Christmas Cutlery Holders - Festive Fun With Create & Craft!

8 Dec 2021

#AD Want to add a crafty and festive finish to your dining table on Christmas Day? Take a look at…

Last Minute Christmas Gifts

3 Dec 2021

#AD It’s finally December and with Christmas just around the corner so begins the mad rush to get all of our…

The British Sewing Awards - Hear from the Winners and Highly Commended Entrants

30 Nov 2021

#AD The results of the British Sewing Awards 2021 have now been revealed and we couldn’t be more impressed by the…