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Elizabeth dress

Elizabeth dress

When it comes to making clothes for kids, the golden rule is to keep it simple. The beauty of this outfit by Louise Nichols is the neat A-line design that…

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How can I help the environment through crafts?

How can I help the environment through crafts?

Question: How can I save the environment? Answer: Waste less! In these David Attenborough years, more and more of us have realised the negative effects we’re having on the planet, and…

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Hazel Skirt

Hazel Skirt

There’s something so comforting about a skirt with pockets – but being practical doesn’t mean you have to compromise on the glam factor! With its feminine pleats, this skirt is ideal as…

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Paula Skirt

Paula Skirt

An A-line skirt is a wardrobe essential! This version is made up of stylish panels that add subtle interest to the classic design. The project is a great choice for…

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Ellice Top

Ellice Top

Introducing the layered top you’ve all been waiting for! This no-pattern make incorporates the stunning two-tone trend, while helping you improve core sewing techniques. It’s made in stunning lightweight crepe, which is…

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Valentina Dress

Valentina Dress

The pretty polka dot has timeless appeal, that's why we've created this dreamy dress to give you a slice of fifties flair. Consisting of a fitted bodice and multiple skirt…

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Egg warmers

Egg warmers

Stitchy makes for your morning meal are an egg-cellent addition to your sewing repertoire – and it’s the perfect excuse to invite your friends over and show off your latest creations.…

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Quick & easy Easter makes 2019

Quick & easy Easter makes 2019

Are you looking for inspiring activities to do with your little ones this bank holiday? Then search no further than these simple and straightforward Easter makes! Sew‘s fun crafts for kids…

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Rosalie Skirt

Rosalie Skirt

The onset of summer means it's time to kit out your wardrobe with skirts like this gorgeous Rosalie number! The chic design by Amanda Walker combines big and bold inverted…

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Sadie Dress

Sadie Dress

Step up your sewing skillset with this fabulous frock that’s ideal for venturing out into the sunshine. Shirring elastic is a handy technique to have in your back pocket as it…

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Ruth Blouse

Ruth Blouse

Ruffles are a great way to add a feminine detail to a garment and here, this top combines a classic line with a dainty trim. Amanda Walker’s pattern allows you to…

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Kelly Tunic

Kelly Tunic

Boiled wool is famous for being incredibly easy to work with, making this simple tunic a great beginner project. Amanda Walker has made use of this no-fray fabric with an…

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Lily Top

Lily Top

Simple touches can do wonders for a garment, as this lovely top by Amanda Walker demonstrates. Offering a flattering shape with striking design details, it’s a must-have, season-proof addition to your wardrobe.…

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Alicia Cardigan

Alicia Cardigan

Spring may be here but the ever-changing British weather means that a cardigan is a year-round wardrobe essential. Julia Claridge’s simple version is easy to assemble with minimal pattern pieces, sewn…

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Eilis Dress

Eilis Dress

This light and lovely shirt dress is great for layering now, then staying cool all summer long – especially if you opt for chambray, like Amanda Walker has here (don’t forget to…

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Gemma Jacket

Gemma Jacket

A smart jacket is a wardrobe essential that can be dressed up or down, and this tailored version by Amanda Walker ticks all the right boxes. It allows you to…

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Carrie Blouse

Carrie Blouse

This casual shirt by Amanda Walker combines two fabrics to chic and flattering effect. It features a crisp cotton print for the upper half and a block colour crepe that…

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Violet Top

Violet Top

Effortlessly transition from day to night with our gorgeous off-the-shoulder staple. Featuring an elasticated waist and gathered details in an airy viscose, the Violet top is wonderfully flattering and perfect…

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Bomber Jacket

Bomber Jacket

Did we hear someone say biker glam? Made in a gorgeous floral satin, this super stylish jacket by Amanda Walker is sure to wow. Use a bold print for statement…

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Stefani Blouse

Stefani Blouse

This loose-fitting top pattern works well in virtually any fabric, but when stitched in the elegant triple crepe used by Amanda Walker, it makes for a great party piece. It…

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Annette Wrap Top

Annette Wrap Top

Stitching a made-to-measure top like this wrap by Amanda Walker will result in a perfectly fitting garment every time, from just a couple of simple calculations. If you’ve never worked with…

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Eve Dress

Eve Dress

Adding panels of an interesting fabric like lace gives even the most simply constructed dresses extra oomph. Here, Julia Claridge has doubled up jersey to give this sleeveless shift dress…

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Millie Throw

Millie Throw

Do you ever look around at accessories and other items, and see potential in them as a garment? Here at Sew HQ, we picked up this blanket scarf at a…

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