#Cosycardichallenge Knit Fabric Round-up Read more #CosyCardiChallenge – The Prizes!!
Now that the #cosycardichallenge is in full swing for its second year, we thought we should tempt you all with some lovely knit fabric goodness. We asked all of our lovely sponsors to give us their recommendations for the best knit fabrics around. Our latest video shows you all the fabrics but we thought it […]
Read more 60s Style Photo Shoot For The Pumpkin Dress
Wow! So Many Prizes!! We know you don’t take part in these challenges for the prizes. You do it for fun, community and an excuse to finally tick something off your ever-growing list of things to sew. So just imagine how awesome it would be if you actually won something too?!? We have had so […]
Read more #CosyCardiChallenge – Pattern Round Up
When we agreed to be pattern testers for the new Cocowawas Crafts pattern, The Pumpkin Dress, we knew it was destined to be styled as a 1960s mini dress. We immediately thought of the colour blocking that Mary Quant used a lot in her mod fashions and knew it would be a good match. Our […]
Read more #ManSewing – Mens Shirt Patterns Round Up
So, you’ve decided to take part in the #CosyCardiChallenge but you have no idea which cardigan you want to make? Relax, we have taken care of everything for you! We have spent hours trawling the internet to find all of the cardi patterns out there so you don’t have to. The Latest Releases We’ve tried […]
Read more #CosyCardiChallenge – The Rules
#ManSewing is back!! Apologies for the longer than planned interlude, but we are finally back with some new #ManSewing videos. This time we focus on long sleeve shirt patterns, but these were actually made before the hiatus and so we have to apologise in advance if our memories are a little rusty! Rachel made Damian […]
Read more Choose Our Dresses For The Sewcialite Soiree!
The #CosyCardiChallenge is Back! We are so thrilled to bring the #cosycardichallenge back again for 2018 just in time to help us fill our autumn wardrobes with some essential me-made knitwear. Of course, we are delighted to be collaborating with the gorgeous Amanda from I Sew Alot again and together, as your hosts, we hope to […]
Read more Best Places To Buy Animal Print Fabrics
As many of you will already know, we are very excited to be hosting a big sewing party in Bristol on 10th November called the Sewcialite Soiree. We have been organising it with Sarah from Like Sew Amazing and Jen from GingerellaJ who are our fellow Bristol Bloggers! We have nearly 100 of you coming […]
Read more 7 Simple Ways to Transition From Summer To Autumn Style
Animal print is HUGE this season. You literally can not walk down the high street without feeling like you are on safari. As big fans of animal print, we are both delighted that we get to release our inner Bet Lynch into the wild! But as a dressmaker who wants to make their own […]
Read more Can I make a rattan handbag from placemats?
The mornings and evenings are getting darker. There is definitely more of a chill in the air. Most of us here in the UK have now, at least mentally, started to make the transition from Summer into Autumn style. As sewists, we are lucky enough to possess the skills to create new pieces for each […]
Rattan bags are everywhere at the moment, they are available in lots of different shapes and sizes and are a great summer accessory. We particularly like the round shaped ones, these really catch the eye! Check out our Pinterest Board to see more of our style inspirations. So when we were on a […]