Add an on-trend lace overlay to a plain skirt with this simple skirt upcycle tutorial from The New Craft House. This quick and easy refashion is perfect for beginners as there’s no need for a sewing pattern – just follow our step-by-step instructions using a plain skirt that fits you, some lace fabric and your… Continue reading
“He was robbed!” We were crying out at our TV, on learning that the Bee’s first evictee this year was Tom (aka the smiley one with a flair for flamboyant fabrics).
Ah the Sewing Bee, welcome back old friend! We’ve put together this handy episode guide to talk you through the highlights from each week of the Show, and show you how to sew the looks you’ve seen on TV.
Get ready to meet the sewists who’ll we be rooting for week in, week out when the new series of the Great British Sewing Bee hits our TV screens this month.
Did we mention, we have a sister TV channel? Well we do and it’s pretty cool! Sewing Quarter is the only TV channel dedicated to all things sewing, and they’re about to turn 2 in style! This week will see 6 days of celebrations to mark two years since they first launched.
Say hello to the simplest project you’ll ever sew! This beginner-friendly Staple Tee sewing pattern can be made as a tee or dress for everyday wear.
Make a new favourite for your little one’s everyday wardrobe with this sweet girls pinafore sewing pattern in sizes six months to seven years.
Hello, new fave frock! Make a versatile dress for your autumn wardrobe with The Adele Dress sewing pattern in UK sizes 6–20, featuring simple-style sleeves and a midi or knee length. This dress sewing pattern has an easy-to-sew kimono sleeves (make them with no fiddly setting-in, yay!), plus pockets, a pleated waist and V-neckline. As… Continue reading
With judge May Martin making a surprise departure from The Great British Sewing Bee, it was announced in February that Esme Young was to join Patrick Grant in casting an eye over the sewists’ creations in GBSB series 4. Co-founder of cutting-edge clothing label Swanky Modes in the 1980s and creator of some of the… Continue reading
Whether you’re returning to sewing after a few years away from your machine or have never sewn a stitch before, it’s a good idea to begin your dressmaking journey with a simple pattern so you can perfect the basics.