August 2019
August 2019

Sewing Giveaways

Material bundle

Material bundle

With sewing expertise that spans three generations, it’s safe to say that online store Croft Mill knows a lot about fabric! Its superb collection of material ranges from British wools to satin crepes, plus we have a soft spot for the Roald Dahl cotton sateen featured in this issue’s Fashion Forecast –...

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Sterling silver necklaces

Sterling silver necklaces

After you’ve finished stitching up a storm, you’ll need a dainty silver necklace to pair with your recently made outfit, and these two from Jana Reinhardt will do just the trick! The winged chain has a flat back so it will sit perfectly on the wearer, and the sterling silver hummingbird...

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Pattern bundle

Pattern bundle

Sew Box is offering one lucky reader the chance to pick patterns from its website up to the value of £100! The Suffolk-based online shop features patterns from a whole host of houses, including Cashmerette, By Hand London, Colette Patterns and Tilly and the Buttons – so no matter what your...

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Cottesloe swimsuit pattern

Cottesloe swimsuit pattern

The Cottesloe swimsuit was designed with every figure in mind as it features four fully-lined pattern variations: a one-piece with a scoop or high back, and a bikini with either low-rise or high-waisted bottoms. Plus, the swimsuit comes in a curve version, including sizes 14 to 30! Available at megannielsen.com....

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Fat Quarter Toys book

Fat Quarter Toys book

Fat Quarter Toys is the latest addition to a fabulous series of stash-busting books by Susie Johns. The read contains 25 sweet toys and games to make for young children, such as a tiger rattle, picnic blanket and stacking rings, all from fat quarters and fabric scraps. Each project includes...

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Quilting stencils and Mark Away Spray

Quilting stencils and Mark Away Spray

Crafter’s Companion’s easy-to-use stencils include everything you need to create professional-looking quilting projects! There are three different designs to choose from: Feathers, Celtic and Geometric, and this giveaway also includes the washable Mark Away Spray so you can print the stencils onto fabric for guidance. Available at crafterscompanion.co.uk. We have three...

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Luxury escape

Luxury escape

Whatever your idea of a relaxing getaway is, Buy a Gift has the perfect thing in store! With this prize, you can choose from a whole host of luxurious onenight breaks at locations across the UK and Europe. Will you make use of the spa at the Regency Park Hotel...

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West End show

West End show

This spectacular prize will see you enjoying a yummy two-course meal at a central London restaurant before heading off to the theatre to watch a show of your choice! You’ll collect two top-end tickets for either the stalls or circle, and experience a West End show like Aladdin, School of Rock...

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Bobbin accessories

Bobbin accessories

Introducing two essential tools that will help every sewist keep their bobbins organised! The Threaders silicone bobbin holders ensure that thread is stored in rainbow order for easy organisation, and the clamps prevent pesky unravelling. Plus, both pieces come in a useful storage jar that you can use again and...

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Customize your Clothes book

Customize your Clothes book

Embroidery is a classic technique used to embellish your me-made garments, and we’re always looking out for new ideas on how to do this! In Emma Warren’s book Customize your Clothes, she talks you through a selection of hand-sewing projects that are both fun and affordable to stitch. Available at octopusbooks.co.uk We...

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Sashiko book

Sashiko book

The Japanese technique, sashiko, is a series of evenly-spaced running stitches that are used to create eyecatching geometric patterns. Sashiko fits in perfectly with both modern and traditional home interiors, and Jill Clay’s book teaches you how to use it to create accessories for your humble abode. Available at thegmcgroup.com We...

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Simply Christmas show

Simply Christmas show

It’s never too early to start sewing for the festive season, that’s why Sew has 11 pairs of tickets to the Simply Christmas show up for grabs! Based at the NEC in Birmingham from 31st October to 3rd November, the exhibition features demonstrations, workshops plus talks from crafting experts, and it...

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Vlieseline, Groves and Milward bundle

Vlieseline, Groves and Milward bundle

With this prize courtesy of Vlieseline, Groves and Milward, you can get your hands on some fantastic stitchy goodies! It includes a five-metre roll of Bondaweb, flip and store box, measuring gauge, buzzing bee sewing kit, three-piece scissor set and an iron cleaner. Vlieseline, ladysewandsew.co.uk; Groves, Milward, [email protected] We have...

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Sew Over It’s Meredith dress

Sew Over It’s Meredith dress

Sew Over It’s Meredith dress maintains the versatility and comfort of its sister pattern, the Ultimate Wrap Dress, yet it includes a higher neckline and neckband, too. This frock would look fantastic in a light- to mediumweight jersey fabric – the Sew team would love to whip it up in a...

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Minerva haberdashery bundle

Minerva haberdashery bundle

Not only do Minerva Crafts sell brilliant fabric for your stash, they also have a multitude of haberdashery items, too! The store has put together a surprise bundle of its habby bits for you to get your hands on, which will include all kinds of treats from eyelets and buckles...

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I AM Lucienne pattern

I AM Lucienne pattern

Every dressmaker’s wardrobe should include a simple shirt like this I AM Lucienne one! It has a buttoned front, collar and rolled-up sleeves, plus it can be sewn in three different lengths and with a variety of fabric types. So whether you want a floaty tunic or a crisp fitted piece,...

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Gemini quilting dies

Gemini quilting dies

Looking to spice up your stitching in time for the summer months? Luckily for you, these Gemini quilting dies come in four tropical shapes: pineapple, breadfruit, hibiscus and ti leaf. Every time you apply them to an appliqué project, you’ll induce that holiday feeling! Available at crafterscompanion.co.uk. We have five sets...

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