Monthly Archives: March 2013

London Sewing Supplies – fabric stores, notions, repairs.

I thought I’d share a couple of my favourite London sewing-related retailers, starting with my South London favourite. Fabric Stores There is a very special place in my heart for The Wimbledon Sewing Centre.  Don’t be fooled, it’s not actually … Continue reading

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The Great British Sewing Bee.

The Great British Sewing Bee starts this Tuesday and, I’m quite looking forward to it, especially after reading this blog post from Tilly and the Buttons, who makes beautiful stuff and is one of the contestants. And here’s a link … Continue reading

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Craft Candy and Lotts and Lots Competition.

Really chuffed to have won the Craft Candy via Lotts and Lots iphone skin cross-stitch competition. I entered on a whim and I’m glad I did. Cross stitch is completely unknown territory for me and not something I’d ever thought … Continue reading

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Fabric Stash-Busting.

How do you buy fabric? Do you only buy with a specific project in mind? Or, like me, do you get seduced by texture and print and end up lugging bags of it home on the bus? A combination of … Continue reading

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Leopard. Five easy pieces.

A very simple five-piece leopard print top. This fabric was leftover from a dress I’d made so I was pretty pleased I had enough to make this. I didn’t use a pattern for this, just traced around an existing t-shirt … Continue reading

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