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The Sewcialite Soiree 2018

It may have taken me a couple of days to recover, but the Sewcialite Soiree was well worth it! We had such a wonderful time and I thought I’d share a little run down and some pictures here. After a lovely afternoon tea at The Bristol Hotel, where attendees could get to know each other … Continue reading The Sewcialite Soiree 2018

Emily’s Simplicity 1325 Jacket

This week on the blog, Emily has shared her stunning Simplicity 1325 blazer that she made from our Rose Gold Metallic Jacquard. I love how chic it looks! ******** Today’s post is on a little blazer I’ve made using the Simplicity 1325 pattern. This project is a little out of season as it’s getting colder … Continue reading Emily’s Simplicity 1325 Jacket

Sorrel dress – pattern review

This week, Jennifer Lauren Handmade has launched a kickstarter campaign to create printed patterns! I was one of the testers for JLH’s latest offering, the Sorrel dress. If you haven’t seen it yet, go and check out the campaign and the pattern, while you are at it! Jennifer describes Sorrel as a fresh take on … Continue reading Sorrel dress – pattern review

Ness Skirt Inspiration

The latest skirt pattern release from Tilly and the Buttons is the perfect addition to your Autumn/Winter wardrobe. The Ness skirt is a classic fly front skirt in either a mini or below the knee length. It is aimed at Improvers – ie, anyone who wants to up their sewing game a little. You will … Continue reading Ness Skirt Inspiration

Sew My Style – How to line the Portsmith Tote

We chose a selection of the Klum House bags for October’s Sew My Style patterns. There are a few different options to chose from with varying skill levels/materials required for each. The bag I was most drawn to of the three was the Portsmith Tote – nice and simple and perfect for the second bag … Continue reading Sew My Style – How to line the Portsmith Tote

Suzie’s Toaster Sweater

This week, Suzie from Threadquarters has shared her latest LSABlogSquad make – the Sew House Seven Toaster Sweater, that she made from this lovely Double Faced Dobby fabric. She has really shown off the fabric by using the reverse of it to show the cuff details. ******** Hello everyone! I’m back on the Like Sew … Continue reading Suzie’s Toaster Sweater

Becca’s Arielle Skirt

This week we have another guest blogger, Becca from RedW Sews. She made the Arielle skirt by Tilly and the Buttons from our Bottle Green Corduroy and it is giving us all the Autumn vibes! ******** Hi there! A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to be one of the attendees at this … Continue reading Becca’s Arielle Skirt

Sew My Style – Fringe dress review

Honesty time, I have to admit, I was a little unsure about the Fringe dress. I thought it was very similar to both the Honeycomb and Myosotis dress that I have recently made and I didn’t think there were any gaps in my wardrobe for this pattern. Had it not been for Sew My Style, … Continue reading Sew My Style – Fringe dress review

Stef’s Eve Dress

For this week’s blog post, Stef from Stef Makes has made a beautiful Sew Over It Eve dress from our Scarlet Cluster Georgette. I got to see it first hand at the Sewing Weekender and it is every bit as gorgeous in real life! ******** A couple of weeks back I had the good fortune … Continue reading Stef’s Eve Dress

The Handmade Fair – Special Offer

It’s that time of year again – the Handmade Fair is coming back to Hampton court and I have a very exciting offer to share with you all! The lovely people at The Handmade Fair have given me a discount code for anyone who wants to go. This is the fifth year that the event … Continue reading The Handmade Fair – Special Offer

Jenny’s Moneta Dress

Jenny from The Wardrobe Architect has shared her latest LSABlogSquad make today! She made the Moneta dress out of our Albstoffe organic jersey. I was lucky enough to see the real thing (and the lovely Jenny) in person and it is just beautiful! She did a great job! ******** I was lucky enough to get … Continue reading Jenny’s Moneta Dress

A guide to remnants

As I was listing some new remnants on the site, I started thinking about creative ways to use smaller pieces of fabric so I’ve put together some ideas. I’ve broken them down into rough sizes for ease. 2+ metres Yay, jackpot! You’ve probably got enough to make a garment – maybe even a dress. There … Continue reading A guide to remnants