It’s definitely been feeling a little cooler in the last couple of weeks. Far more hot drinks being consumed whilst we think about reluctantly putting the heating on! This is why we loved this little fabric mug cosy idea from Liluna. These would also make great gifts as they suggest with a nice mug. […]
Our Autumn workshops and courses have got off to a storming start. Our Beginner Dressmakers are getting stuck in and new garments are starting to emerge. We look forward to seeing all their makes over the coming weeks. Plus there were some more beautiful daisies […]
We were delighted when one of our very own, Helen – who made the Ship in the shop (Shop Ship?!) – recently won the Aurofil prize in the European Patchwork Awards for her stunning “A Walk In The Woods” quilt. You can see the other entries here. Ginny (from Friday Sewcial) and I saw it […]
It’s Autumn and the apples and pears are practically being given away at the moment (definitely around where I live anyway). How about making your own gorgeous pear pin cushion out of felt or fabric? This autumnal creative was designed and made by Kaaren at The Painted Quilt. We love it! Thank you Kaaren […]
If you missed the posts on social media, I am delighted to announce that we have partnered with Grants of Gloucester to service and repair your sewing machine. Nigel from Grants will pick up and drop off machines every Friday, so you’ll only be without your machine for a week. The normal cost will […]
It’s been a busy summer with the Kids Summer Sewing workshops. Here are their other makes – an applique cushion and a Freddie Fish Laundry bag (more used for sweets and as a swimming bag I think!). Don’t they look amazing? They all did brilliantly!
We found this lovely little skirt online to make for the hot summer weeks. Quick and easy to make, and best of all you can use your quilting fabric (or indeed pop into the shop – loads to choose from perfect for skirts). I’ll be seeing what I can whizz up over the next […]