UPDATES, INSPIRATION and IDEAS

We're 6 Months in!

We're 6 Months in!

It's our half birthday! This week, we're celebrating a whole 6 months of being open. Wow, time flies - we can't believe how quickly it's gone by!  This 6 months has been great! We love you for all your support, your creativity and can't thank you enough. Without you, we can't survive. Over the last 6 months, we've grown our shop to bring you a greater offering of haberdashery supplies and fabric, we've started running more workshops and socials and we've befriended all of you! But there's lots more to come and we still have lots of growing to do. From...

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Great British Sewing Bee 4-6 Recap

Great British Sewing Bee 4-6 Recap

Wow, it's starting to get difficult on the Bee! It seems that week after week, the show gets more and more challenging but here's our round up of episodes 4-6. Again please bear with us on the very tenuous links!    Let's start with week 4, technical fabrics week. We were so impressed with the makes this week. Throwing them in the deep end with swimsuits then moving on to dog coats (aww, Winston!) and finishing with fashionable tracksuits. All very complicated things!  While we can't offer you technical fabrics, we can help with construction. If you're looking for overlocking assistance,...

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New Fabric Drop!

New Fabric Drop!

New Fabric!! Hello lovely new fabric, let's take a look at what we've got in stock at the moment. CORD Yes to all the cord, we've restocked your favourite navy cord but also bought in a beautiful sunshine yellow shade. Bright and cheerful, we love it for bold styles. It would make a stunning pinafore dress.   JUMBO CORD Fine cord not enough of a statement for you? Let's go jumbo with a chunky 9 wale. In bold yet muted tones, there's something to suit every style. From Rust and Rose to Charcoal and Blue. We're dying to make an...

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Focus on EMILY

Focus on EMILY

The Perfect Culotte Jumpsuit? Full Sewing Pattern Analysis!  Emily is quickly becoming one of your favourite sewing patterns. She's on-trend, yet incredible versatile and easy to wear. In either Paper or PDF, she's a great make which won't take you too long to sew but will quickly become one of your wardrobe staples. A great pair of trousers, Emily channels that minimal cool style we all aspire to have. Nevertheless Emily has a secret hidden feature... On the facing in the waist, we've hidden 5 press studs. These allow you to have a pinafore top which you can simply popper...

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What's your Jewellery Style?

What's your Jewellery Style?

Jewellery, it's meaning and making your own... jewellery - noun - personal ornaments, such as necklaces, rings, or bracelets, that are typically made from or contain jewels and precious metal.  Jewellery - it's decorative, can be creative but often is hugely personal. What we choose to adorn ourselves normally represents us, our style and sometimes even our characteristics.   There is a massive range of jewellery available to us with endless options for different accessories, however nothing is more unique then making jewellery yourself. We've split it down, featuring a list of workshops below where you can do just that and make something which is completely individual to...

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