Tag Archives: Sewing Techniques

100% Handmade | BurdaStyle November 2015

The latest BurdaStyle November 2015 edition is brimming with cool, classic pieces to help you create a timeless new look this Autumn/Winter. Featuring 18 free patterns and 58 different styles worth £69 – this month’s magazine is an absolute steal at only £4.99! Collections include – Winter Flowers, Cool Classics and retro charm so whatever your style, you can look […]

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 […]

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 | 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? […]

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 […]