Aug 2020
Aug 2020

Sewing Blog

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

Dressmaker of the Year will be closing on 9th March 2020, so it’s time to get a wiggle on and send in your entries! If you’re still debating whether to take part, read these inspirational stories of some of our previous winners who reveal why they entered, how they have gone on…

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6 Jan
7 Ways to Take a Winning Photo

Entry to our Dressmaker of the Year competition is now open - hurrah! It’s super easy to enter… all you have to do is submit a photo of a garment that you’ve made into one of our six categories. Here are our top tips for taking a winning photo… we can’t wait to…

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20 Dec
Juliet Uzor’s Upcycled Clutch Bag Project

After the Christmas and New Year festivities were well out of the way, the only thing on my mind was the idea of a frugal meetup! So it was either going to be a trip to my local charity shop or a raid through my fabric stash. After I went…

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Join in with The Great British Sewing Bee Series Six

5 May 2020

After a year-long wait, The Great British Sewing Bee is finally back on our screens! We’re tuning in to BBC One…

Our Top 7 YouTube Videos for Sewing At Home

30 Apr 2020

Our Sewist channel on YouTube is where you’ll find Corinne Bradd creating easy-sew projects often in less than 20 minutes, and…

Calling All Stitchers! Help Support The NHS By Sewing Scrubs

27 Apr 2020

With NHS staff in desperate need of personal protective equipment (PPE) during the Coronavirus pandemic, an army of sewers across…