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Sewing Your First Garment: The Basics

Beginner's Guide

Sewing Your First Garment: The Basics

As we enter yet another lockdown, you may be looking for a new hobby to fill the increasing time spent at home. So, why not try sewing your first garment? Whilst it may seem daunting, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite beginner patterns and fabrics to help get you started.  Pattern Ideas Sarah Wraparound Skirt Sarah is a gorgeous draped wraparound skirt with a flattering tied waist, and you only need your fabric and some bias binding to make her. As she has no complicated shaping, she’s an ideal first garment! If you want to make her a bit...

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New Year, New Hobby? - 5 Crafting Resolutions You'll Actually Want to Stick with in 2021

New Year, New Hobby? - 5 Crafting Resolutions You'll Actually Want to Stick with in 2021

As we (happily) say goodbye to 2020, many of us will be coming up with resolutions for the new year ahead. With most of 2020 spent in lockdown, many of us took up new hobbies in order to pass the increasing time spent at home, and many of us (myself included)... abandoned them half way through. But if you are keen to usher in the new year with a new craft project, then we’ve got you! Keep reading for a list of easy, fun crafting projects that you’ll actually want to stick with this year:  Learning Macrame Back from the...

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Pattern Spotlight: The Loungewear Edit - Stretch Edition

Pattern Spotlight

Pattern Spotlight: The Loungewear Edit - Stretch Edition

Our second loungewear ebook, The Loungewear Edit - Stretch Edition, is the perfect place to start if you’re wanting to work with stretch fabrics for the first time. A collection of beautiful basics, each piece is designed to be mixed and matched for the perfect lockdown wardrobe! Keep reading for an overview of our new ebook with a closer look of some of our favourite patterns! First in the ebook we have Lydia - a super versatile pattern that can be as a jumpsuit or just as bottoms! With in seam pockets, it’s the perfect, practical day to day piece.  The Lydia...

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Lockdown Makes - 4. Sheer Scrunchie

If you’re feeling like us, lockdown 2.0 has you feeling a little bit lost again. We feel the best thing you can do for your mental health is get creative. We’ve put together a couple of short simple projects which you can work through. They won’t take you long but a little pieces you can whip up in between other makes to give you that boost that we all need right now! On top of this, they’re all great scrap buster, and perfect for using up your leftover fabric pieces. One will be released every week, so get crafty with...

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Lockdown Makes - 3. Knickers

Lockdown Makes - 3. Knickers

If you’re feeling like us, lockdown 2.0 has you feeling a little bit lost again. We feel the best thing you can do for your mental health is get creative. We’ve put together a couple of short simple projects which you can work through. They won’t take you long but a little pieces you can whip up in between other makes to give you that boost that we all need right now! On top of this, they’re all great scrap buster, and perfect for using up your leftover fabric pieces. One will be released every week, so get crafty with...

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