How to Create a Beehive Hairstyle | Easy Hair Tutorial

  Create a Beehive Hairstyle: 11 easy steps How to Create a Beehive Hairstyle The beehive updo is relatively straightforward to attempt yourself but is perhaps easier if you have another pair of hands to help you. Make sure your hair is clean and brushed through. Heat your tongs to the correct temperature for your hair […]

Great British Sewing Bee | Free Corset Pattern

So we’re in week 4 and it’s Structure Week! The judges want to see how the contestants tackle the challenge of creating garments which require structural techniques including boning and pleating. Tough! First up it was corsets.  The plucky sewers gave it their best shot and May and Patrick were seriously impressed with their efforts. Deborah […]

Great British Sewing Bee | Episode 2

So, after episode 2 of the Great British Sewing Bee, Annie and Alex have gone and we are down to eight contestants. Don’t know about you but we thought waistcoats on Week 2 was a bit much! However, Neil, Lorna and Ryan excelled at the waistcoat challenge – Ryan is surely set for Saville Row? […]

Valentine’s Sewing | Free Lingerie Patterns

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching! If you’re still struggling to think of something romantic to surprise your SO with, then how about these free lingerie patterns? I can’t think of anything that says ‘I Love You’ more than some hand-sewn underwear…   With all the steaminess of the upcoming 50 Shades of Grey movie, we were […]

Free Tank Top | Pattern Download

Want to freshen up your wardrobe? This sweet free tank top pattern by Amy Barickman is the perfect sewing project – whether you’re new to dressmaking or a seasoned pro. With feminine ruffles and a delicate curved neckline, this tank top would be perfect for both formal and everyday wear. Enter your email address below to […]

Free Handbag | Pattern Download

In need of a pretty new sewing project? This stunningly simple free handbag pattern by Amy Barickman is the ideal quick project – whether you’re a pro with a sewing machine or you’re just getting started. The drawstring detail is easy to achieve. You can carry this little beauty around wherever you go! Enter your email address below […]