Garden Party Challenge! #memademay

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  Share a pic of the perfect me-made outfit that you would look fabulous in at our simple sew Virtual Garden Party! We’ll be sharing pics of your makes in our stories and one of you will win a big bundle of patterns!   How to take part for a chance of winning a bundle of Simple Sew Patterns worth …

ernest wright scissors

Win a pair of Ernest Wright Stork Scissors worth £30

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These iconic scissors are a must for every sewists sewing kit! Slim and precise, the Antique stork has stolen the heart of many around the world. Perfect for embroidery and other fine-cutting work. We’re giving you the chance to win a pair! Simply enter using the form below and be sure to like our Facebook and Instagram channels for additional …


Dressmaking tips for achieving the perfect fit!

Hilary Pullen Dressmaking Tutorials, Full Bust Adjustment, Great British Sewing Bee 0 Comments

We have some fabulous tips to share with you for achieving a better fit when dressmaking. When you watch the Sewing Bee’s being judged on their creations it all comes down to fit and finish, you need both to make your outfit look and feel professionally made. Most of us don’t have our seams inspected quite so closely, but having …

Sewing Tricky Fabrics

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Do you steer clear of tricky fabrics in your sewing? We really enjoy watching the ‘transformation’ challenge on the Great British Sewing Bee, we’re always so surprised by what the sewists manage to create! The sewing bees are often faced with tricky fabrics and we thought it would be good to go through a few fabrics that you may never …