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Sewing Blog

24 Jan
2019
What dress do I need?

Bust darts on dresses and comfortable fits, bright fabric and pretty bell sleeves, necklines that make our friends go ‘wow!’ – these are a few of our favourite things! Dresses are a must-have in every seamstress’ wardrobe, and when we find the perfect pattern and fabric, it can feel like we’ve won the lottery! To make…

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16 Jan
2019
Great British Sewing Bee Series 5 Dates Announced

It’s been over two years since the series four finale of The Great British Sewing Bee graced our screens – and we think that’s two years too long! After its sister title, The Great British Bake Off moved from the BBC to Channel 4, everything went quieter than a broken sewing machine……

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10 Jan
2019
Seven reasons to treat yourself to the new Brother A-series

It’s OK stitchers, we understand your struggle! It’s difficult to find a machine that’s reliable and helps us reach our full creative potential. That’s why we’re thrilled to introduce you to the latest Brother A-series! It includes four brand-new Innov-is machines: A16, A50, A80 and A150, and each one is just as brilliant as the next.…

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How to create a winning Dressmaker of the Year entry

13 Feb 2019

At Sew HQ, we want you to be over the moon with each garment you create. That’s why we’ve rounded-up leading industry…

The Great British Sewing Bee 2019 Episode Recap

13 Feb 2019

Great British Sewing Bee Episode 1

The much-anticipated Great British Sewing Bee 2019 is finally back – and we relished every minute…

The Great British Sewing Bee craftalong makes!

6 Feb 2019

The Great British Sewing Bee will return to our screens at 9pm on the 12th February! So, let us paint…