When it comes to dream jobs, there few more appealing than taking groups of fellow sewists on getaways to far away lands to sew and explore. We speak to quilting pro Karin Hellaby about what she’s most looking forward to about her upcoming sewing retreat the French Alps…
We always love that sewing is a skill that has been treasured and practised by generations before us. We’re forever meeting sewists who were taught to stitch by a parent or grandparent, and we’re endlessly fascinated when we get to delve into the stories of traditional crafts or visit places where these age-old skills are cherished… Continue reading
These sewists did and they’re hooked! We chat to five makers who combined sight seeing and sewing to go on a crafty minibreak. How it was for them?
Ever since we discovered craft-loving holiday pros Stitchtopia, we’ve been itching to take a trip of our own. Just think of it… a blissful few days away with nothing to think about but sewing, exploring and meeting fellow-sewists! So we’ve put together this round-up of the best sewing minibreaks (and fully-fledged holidays) from Stitchtopia this year. Check out this lovely… Continue reading
It’s official. The New Year is a great time to up our sewing game. Here at Simply Sewing HQ we’re cutting down on the cakes and replacing calories with quality crafting time. We’re been inspired by this round up of Crafty New Year Resolutions from the Stitchtopia team to draw up list of 7 sewing resolutions that we think we’ll be… Continue reading