Tag Archives: fabric

Autumn Fashion Trends | BurdaStyle Magazine October 2015

Hurray! The BurdaStyle October 2015 edition is here. Full of gorgeous patterns, inspiring cosy Autumn fashion trends and couture designer styles; the magazine also offers readers an incredible 16 free patterns and 51 different styles worth £61! Collections include – Asia Style for everyday wear, 40’s style fashion, exciting evening wear in plus-sizes and much more. All […]

New: BurdaStyle Plus Magazine!

The highly anticipated BurdaStyle Plus Size Style Special for Autumn/Winter 2015 has arrived!  Jam packed with beautiful styles from past issues as well as 24 exciting new outfits for only £5.80 – you’ll have no excuse not to look good and feel great too! With eye catching dresses and chic coats to welcome in the Autumn/Winter 2015, BurdaStyle Plus Magazine presents a […]

Vintage Patterns for Retro Chic

We know you loved our Vintage magazine because it flew off the shelves! We are, therefore, delighted to say that all of the vintage patterns in the magazine are now available digitally here!   Whether you take your inspiration from Grace Kelly, looking effortlessly chic in the perfect prom dress; or Brigitte Bardot and her voluptuous […]

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 […]

Which Colour? | Pantone Fashion Colours for Autumn 2014

Wondering which colours to choose for your autumn and winter wardrobe? Look no further than these fab colour suggestions from the experts at Pantone to inspire you! The Pantone fashion colours for Autumn 2014 include a mix of bold, jewel-like shades and paler muted colours to create an unusual, diverse palette. So you can liven […]

Personalise Your Wardrobe | How To Choose Fabrics

When sewing your own clothes, you’ll want to choose fabrics that work well together and reflect your personality. Combining fabrics and getting the right balance for your garments can be tricky, but we’ve found some great advice in new book How To Choose Fabrics… There are lots of guidelines to take into account when selecting […]

Which Colour? | Pantone Fashion Colours for Spring 2014

So you’ve found the perfect pattern, but can’t decide which fabric to use? Well… don’t fret, because here are a few colour suggestions from the experts at Pantone to inspire your choice! Designers have taken a modern twist on the traditional colour palette for Spring 2014 by pairing soft pastels with vivid brights to create […]