Brother October 2020
Brother October 2020

Sewing Blog

11 Nov
2020
101 Guide To Grading

The fashion industry has started to rewrite the rules when it comes to the one-size-fits-all formula, by embracing women of all body types – and with the right tools to hand, plus a little technical know-how, you can learn how to tailor a pattern to flatter your figure, too. For most…

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3 Nov
2020
Top Fabrics & Patterns for Autumn Sewing with Karelia House

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

I have been sewing since I was at primary school and continued to make the odd garment throughout the years. When my daughter Sam went to university and joined the Officers’ Training Corps, she required evening dresses for the many formal…

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23 Oct
2020
Ten Simple Steps to a Zero Waste Wardrobe

Did you know that 10,000 items of clothing are being sent to landfill every five minutes? But it’s not all doom and gloom – on the contrary, us stitchers are resourceful by nature, which means that the creative ones among us are continually coming up with new and exciting ways to…

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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…