If we were to sum up the work of self-confessed “colour enthusiast and pattern lover” Natalie Lea Owen in three words, quirky, original and fun would be the words we’d use. Natalie’s neon-bright illustrations adorn everything from cards to tote bags, sold in her online shop launched in October 2015. We caught up with Natalie… Continue reading
Issue 39 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! You can download the free templates from issue 39 to print out at home. Just print out the PDFs at 100% and then get your cutting scissors at the ready! Note: these pattern sheets don’t include The Drape Cardigan – this pattern is only available… Continue reading
Our New Year’s resolution is an easy one: to spend more time at our sewing machine! We’ve got lots of handmade loveliness planned for the coming year, from jersey dresses and chic blouses to gym essentials and quick-sew accessories to freshen up our space. Get inspired and take a peek inside issue 38 below. Get your copy today… Continue reading
Issue 38 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! You can download the free templates from issue 38 to print out at home. Just print out the PDFs at 100% and then get your cutting scissors at the ready! Note: these pattern sheets don’t include The Alice Dress, The Bea Blouse and The Gym… Continue reading
Oh, the weather outside is frightful…which gives us the perfect excuse to treat ourselves to some well-earned sewing time! This month, we’re adding the finishing touches to our festive table with handmade decs, stitching up an NYE-ready outfit, and making last-minute gifts. Here’s a peek inside issue 37… While scrolling through sewing blogs and social… Continue reading
Issue 36 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! You can download the free templates from issue 36 to print out at home. Just print out the PDFs at 100% and then get your cutting scissors at the ready!
Our sewing machine is full speed ahead and whirring away to the sound of festive tunes as we get ready for Christmas. Sew your perfect party frock with The Esme Dress, make quick gifts for the whole family, deck the halls in handmade with our bonus Christmas Makes project book, and update your winter wardrobe
Frosty mornings, cosy nights in, chunky knits, and lots and lots of layers – we’re fully embracing winter this issue with new looks for everyday style and plenty of ideas for getting started on your handmade Christmas (it’s never too early!). Get your copy of issue 35 today in our online store. Here’s a peek inside…
Issue 33 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! If you don’t want to cut up your pattern sheet, you can download your free templates from issue 33 to print at home.
Our love affair with sewing started with beautiful fabrics – especially oh-so-pretty florals! So we’ve filled issue 33 with feminine prints and floaty fabrics to inspire your makes this month, from vintage-inspired blooms for the bedroom to a feminine chiffon blouse. Order your copy today in our online store, or take a peek inside the… Continue reading