October 2019
October 2019

Sewing Giveaways

Mystery book bundle

Mystery book bundle

We can’t tell you too much about this next prize, but that’s half the fun of a surprise bundle! The only clue we’re giving you is that one lucky reader will be receiving a hand-picked parcel of books packed full of gorgeous illustrations, interesting information and insights into trends. We have two...

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Higgs & Higgs fabric bundle

Higgs & Higgs fabric bundle

Sewing your autumnal wardrobe just got a whole lot easier with this Higgs & Higgs fabric bundle! The Gloucester-based store is offering one lucky dressmaker the chance to win materials in rich peacock and soft jade hues, plus you’ll get two metres of each variation – don’t say we don’t spoil you!...

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Country Living Fair tickets

Country Living Fair tickets

Hear those sleigh bells ringing, the Christmas craft shows are a-coming! Too early? Not for us stitchers! The Country Living Christmas fair offers you the ideal opportunity to find original gifts for your friends and family, gain inspiration for that all-important dining table set-up, and ask advice from crafty professionals....

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Pattern envelopes

Pattern envelopes

As any dressmaker knows, fitting a pattern back into its envelope can be tricky business! But Creative Industry has devised the perfect solution to this: pattern archive envelopes which are strong, sturdy and contain a side gusset, so they can expand to hold lots of paper.  Available at creative-industry.co.uk. We have...

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Serious Readers sewing light

Serious Readers sewing light

Is this the ultimate light for stitching? We think it might be! This high-definition table light from Serious Readers uses wavelength technology to brighten up your room, and gives you the ability to see even the tiniest details on your projects – a dream for unpicking seams and hand-sewing. Available at

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Fabric strip rolls

Fabric strip rolls

Crafter’s Companion is giving you the chance to win two 18-piece fabric strip rolls in stunning nautical and peacock colour palettes! This prize is ideal for patchwork projects as the sets include high-quality, 100% cotton strips measuring 6.5cm x 110cm – ideal for bordering your quilt blocks! Available at crafterscompanion.co.uk. We have...

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Knitting & Stitching Show tickets

Knitting & Stitching Show tickets

It’s that time again – the Knitting & Stitching show is back in Harrogate at the end of the year! This crafty event features textile galleries from experienced makers, sewing workshops, a special dressmaking studio and lots of arty supplies. Available at theknittingandstitchingshow.com. We have eight pairs of tickets to give away....

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Chanel book

Chanel book

We challenge you to find a more beautifully illustrated book than Chanel: The Making of a Collection! This gorgeous read explores the history, culture and design process of the famous fashion house Chanel, paying special attention to the artisans who make the runway garments possible. Available at abramsandchronicle.co.uk. We have...

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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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