Xmas 2019
Xmas 2019

Sewing Blog

4 Sep
2019
Downton Abbey Film - Release Date, Cast and an Exclusive Interview

After four years of waiting and endless rumours later, we can confirm that it’s official – Downton Abbey is set to return in cinemas on 13th September 2019! So join us, as we give you an insight into the upcoming film, and go behind the scenes with the series costume designer…

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26 Aug
2019
A Quick Cuppa With Quilter Sarah Payne

Hi Sarah! First things first, what kickstarted your love of quilting?

I have been sewing forever! I used to watch my mum make clothes when I was a child and I was obsessed with the scraps. Many a Cindy dress was sellotaped together in my house. I fell in love with…

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23 Aug
2019
 Join us for Sewing Week UK 2019!

Sewing Week takes place in just over a month – 30th September to 5th October. And while we can think of hundreds of reasons why you’d be bonkers to miss out on this craft-tacular week, we’ve managed to narrow it down to just seven! Let’s take a look…

Sewing saves money!

It’s a well-known…

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Projects to use up scrap fabric

10 Oct 2019

However economically we cut out our fabric, there are always a few scraps that get left behind! Too pretty to…

An interview with The Great British Sewing Bee host Joe Lycett

1 Oct 2019

We weren’t sure what to expect when the comedian stepped into the shoes of Claudia Winkleman to host the Sewing Bee,…

An interview with Liz Trenow, author of The Dressmaker of Draper’s Lane

25 Sep 2019

Former BBC journalist-turned-author Liz Trenow is soaking up the success of her sixth book, The Dressmaker of Draper’s Lane, a novel…

Projects to use up scrap fabric

10 Oct 2019

However economically we cut out our fabric, there are always a few scraps that get left behind! Too pretty to…

An interview with The Great British Sewing Bee host Joe Lycett

1 Oct 2019

We weren’t sure what to expect when the comedian stepped into the shoes of Claudia Winkleman to host the Sewing Bee,…

An interview with Liz Trenow, author of The Dressmaker of Draper’s Lane

25 Sep 2019

Former BBC journalist-turned-author Liz Trenow is soaking up the success of her sixth book, The Dressmaker of Draper’s Lane, a novel…