Know-how: what to look for when buying a sewing machine

With so many makes and models on the market, buying a sewing machine can be a daunting process. That’s why we’ve compiled a comprehensive guide to help you on your way…

Friday Frock: Colette’s Dahlia dress

Our favourite frock of the week…Colette’s Dahlia dress.

5 secret sewing shops in London you need to visit

Leigh Metcalf, author of London Stitch & Knit (Black Dog Publishing), lets us in on her top five hidden-away fabric-shopping haunts in the UK capital…

Friday Frock: Deer & Doe’s Arum dress

Deer & Doe Dress Pattern

Our favourite frock of the week…Deer & Doe’s Arum dress.

Dressmaking patterns for beginners by Bluegingerdoll

Dressmaking patterns for beginners, ahoy! Channel your inner screen siren with this beautiful 1940s inspired blouse from Bluegingerdoll.

Friday Frock: Tea length skirt by Chrystal

Simply Sewing Friday Frock | Chrystal

Our favourite frock of the week… the tea length skirt

Friday Frock: Miette by Tilly and the Buttons

Our favourite frock of the week… Miette

Friday Frock: Wide Pocket Retro Dress Patterns by Burda Style

Our favourite frock of the week… a wide pocket retro dress This little number featured in Sharon Holland‘s Gossamer Petally Fresh (available from Art Gallery Fabrics) will take you from winter to spring in one effortless twirl. The Wide Pocket Dress, part of the Two for the Road retro collection by Burda Style, is a… Continue reading