Brother October 2020
Brother October 2020

Sewing Blog

12 Oct
2020
Countdown To Christmas: Your Preparation Checklist

There are two types of crafters when it comes to Christmas: the ones who start in the height of summer and won’t let a heatwave stop them, and those who leave it until the very last minute and are up day and night perfecting gifts. Either way, we’re here to help…

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5 Oct
2020
Turn A Zip Pouch into a Crossbody Bag

Adding to the versatility of the super-cool, and super-practical, Zoe Zip Pouch sewing pattern from Rebecca Page, this hack shows you how to make it into a crossbody sling bag or handbag, by adding extra hardware and a strap.

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18 Sep
2020
The Rise of Millennial Sewing

Written by Shaina Mack

When I was a child I was frequently asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” and I would always confidently reply ‘a fashion designer’, before rattling on about how someday I wanted to design clothing for my own fashion label. At age 28, I may not have…

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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…