Meet Great British Sewing Bee contestant, Matt Chapple

Great British Sewing Bee 3

We catch up with self-taught sewer, Matt of sewwhatsnew.co.uk and Great British Sewing Bee 3 contestant. Find out how he started sewing, where he finds inspiration and what his very first project was…

Great British Sewing Bee, BBC2

Series 3 of the Great British Sewing Bee returns 28 January 2015, giving makers a legitimate excuse to stay in every Wednesday…

Pincushion patterns – our cup of tea

There’s nothing quite like getting behind the sewing machine, hot cup of tea in hand, ready for a good stitching session. Only, our brew never stay warm long enough, by the time we go to inhale sip our tea it’s ice cold. Sound familiar? We’ve found just the make that’ll serve as a reminder to… Continue reading

Meet designer-maker Pygmy Cloud

Pygmy Cloud. Whether we say it loud or whisper, those words sweep us off to a wonderland high up in the mountains where stars shine bright and little people dwell. How fitting then as Diana reveals the perfect transportation to get us to such creative peaks: easy-sew hot air balloon coasters (get the pattern in… Continue reading

DIY clay and fabric jewellery dish

Give your jewellery dish an elegant finish. Here’s a look at how your fabric scraps will come in handy…