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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 | Episode 3

We are now in week 3 of the Great British Sewing Bee and the competition is getting tough! This week the theme was the 1950s and the contestants had to sew a ‘Walkaway’ dress, transform some curtains into something gorgeous and sew a blouse with sheer fabric – a challenge for even the most experienced […]

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 […]

The Great British Sewing Bee | Episode 1

Poor Annie! We’ll miss her and her ‘piggy pin cushion’! She started off well, coming fourth on the cotton trouser challenge but it went downhill from there and she ended up being the first contestant to be sent home from The Great British Sewing Bee (GBSB). We wanted to share some of the highlights from […]

The Great British Sewing Bee’s Back!

We love dressmaking, as you know, so imagine how excited we are now that our favourite show – the Great British Sewing Bee – is back on our screens tonight, squeee! The Great British Sewing Bee returns for a six-part series and ten of the country’s best home sewers face three challenges each week to […]

BurdaStyle UK Magazine | February 2015

Get the new BurdaStyle UK magazine for the latest in dressmaking patterns and ideas. Includes 15 free patterns for on trend spring fashions, a plus size fashion special and beautiful Communion outfits for boys and girls. Spring is coming!  The evenings are starting to lengthen and spring is around the corner. The latest issue of […]