April 2020
April 2020

Sewing Blog

24 Oct
2019
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
2019
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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10 Oct
2019
 Projects to use up scrap fabric

However economically we cut out our fabric, there are always a few scraps that get left behind! Too pretty to throw away, we put them safely in our stash box for another day. Now it’s time to put the remnants to good use with these quick and easy stash-busting projects - oh,…

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The Great British Sewing Bee 2020: New Host is Hugo Boss?

4 Mar 2020

If you’re anything like us, you’re itching for news on the latest series of The Great British Sewing Bee, so when we heard…

The Great British Sewing Bee 2020: New Host is Hugo Boss?

4 Mar 2020

If you’re anything like us, you’re itching for news on the latest series of The Great British Sewing Bee, so when we heard…

The champions’ guide to winning Dressmaker of the Year 2020!

27 Feb 2020

Dressmaker of the Year will be closing on 9th March 2020, so it’s time to get a wiggle on and send…

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…