Top Ten Dress Patterns for Spring

Warmer weather means that like me, you’re probably looking for new additions to your wardrobe! Here are my top ten dress patterns for Spring and Summer… From all the beautiful new patterns that have just arrived, I’ve picked 10 of my absolute favourite dresses which are just perfect for the warmer weather. There are styles to fit […]

Summer Sewing | What to Make for Spring/Summer ’15

The sun has started shining and it’s almost time to shed our stuffy winterwear. But what to wear for the warmer weather? Keep reading for summer sewing inspiration… There are a few key styles that have come to the forefront and are set to be summer sewing essentials. One thing I’m happy about is that vintage-style […]

Great British Sewing Bee | The Final!

Wow, what a result! The final of the Great British Sewing Bee’s fourth season saw Matt crowned as the sewing super star! It was a very exciting final because up until the last minute it could have been anyone’s. Neil took the first round with his Japanese asymmetric top. While Matt struggled with his fabric […]

New BurdaStyle Magazines!

We have got a collection of fantastic new BurdaStyle magazines for you to try, with new editions of BurdaStyle; Burda Handicraft Quilting and BurdaStyle Plus. The March BurdaStyle magazine has a tonne of fantastic new content including 15 patterns with 48 different styles. There are is a special focus on dresses which would make lovely […]

Great British Sewing Bee | Episode 5

Well they weren’t kidding when they said it was ‘tricky fabric’ week, were they?! The five remaining contestants tackled lace, leather and neoprene, yikes! Highlights for us this week included Deborah’s gorgeous teal lace pencil skirt but she wasn’t the winner of that particular challenge – Matt took the top spot and won praise for […]

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 […]

London Fashion Week AW15 | Show Highlights

Don’t worry if you missed London Fashion Week AW15 – we’ve gathered all of the best bits in one handy place for you to catch up on all of the latest trends… Highlights from Day 1 London Fashion Week AW15 Highlights from Day 2 London Fashion Week AW15 Highlights from Day 3 London Fashion Week AW15 Highlights from Day 4 London Fashion Week AW15 […]