March 2020
March 2020

Sewing Blog

15 Nov
Dressmaker of the Year 2020: 8 Reasons to Enter

It’s that time again: Sew magazine’s annual Dressmaker of the Year competition is back for 2020! Whether you’ve just started out on your sewing journey and want to show-off your new favourite outfit, or you’re an experienced dressmaker who would like to submit the garments you’re most proud of, this competition is…

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24 Oct
What happened on Sewing Week UK 2019?

After four successful years of Sew Saturday, 2019 saw the launch of Sewing Week – six whole days dedicated to the wonderful art of stitching! Between 30th September and 5th October, hundreds of shops up and down the country joined the event, hosting workshops, giving away prizes, offering special discounts and…

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16 Oct
Easy sewing projects for absolute beginners

Sewing the first garment is a huge step for a newbie stitcher, so we’ve mustered up seven easy-stitch projects to make the process a little less daunting! Each outfit is designed to strengthen techniques like adding darts and using zig zag stitch, and as a few of the garments are no-pattern…

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7 Ways to Take a Winning Photo

6 Jan 2020

Entry to our Dressmaker of the Year competition is now open - hurrah! It’s super easy to enter… all you have to…

Juliet Uzor’s Upcycled Clutch Bag Project

20 Dec 2019

After the Christmas and New Year festivities were well out of the way, the only thing on my mind was…

Great British Sewing Bee Series Six Dates Announced

18 Dec 2019

After a two-year hiatus, The Great British Sewing Bee was back with a bang at the start of 2019! With…