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Knitting & Stitching show 2021 Highlights

Knitting & Stitching show 2021 Highlights

We had so much fun at this year's Knitting & Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace - we got to meet loads of really lovely people, customers both old and new, and some were even wearing our super fun designs already as they walked up to our stand!  A range of our fabulous fabrics were available at the show, plus our surprise panels, super cute mugs, cuffs, little pouches and other exciting goodies. Our 1kg bundles sold out on the very first day, as did our gorgeous Fruity Mix French Terry in the grey colourway! Over the period of the show,...

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Sew your own bucket hat! Free pattern + tutorial

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Sew your own bucket hat! Free pattern + tutorial

This super easy bucket hat will become your number one summer staple. The best part about this super fun hat is that it's completely reversible, so it's basically two hats in one!!! It's super quick and easy to make and doesn't use too much fabric, so could be a great scrap busting project too.  To download the pattern, click here. You will need to cut out the following pattern pieces: 1x circular hat base in main fabric 1x circular hat base in lining fabric 2x hat edges on the fold in main fabric 2x hat edges on the fold in...

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Sew your own beach bag! Super Easy Step by Step Instructions

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Sew your own beach bag! Super Easy Step by Step Instructions

I couldn’t help myself, I just had to sew a new bag out of our new terry fabric. You can never have enough bags and a beach bag of terry fabric was still missing in my collection. The bag is super soft due to the nice terry fabric. You can even use it as a beach pillow ;) The bag is big enough to fit beach stuff of three kids as well as your own stuff. The pattern is super easy to sew and a perfect sewing project for an afternoon. Hold on tight! You can even use the bag...

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How to sew a canvas bag!

How to sew a canvas bag!

Everybody loves a tote bag and now that we have put together these amazing sausage dog canvas bag bundles, what's stopping you from adding another fab tote to your collection??!!!  You can buy these wonderful bundles here All you need is a fabulous sausage dog canvas bag bundle, scissors and thread - let's get stitching! 1. Cut out 2 pieces of fabric in the dimensions illustrated in the image below. 2. Place your two pieces of cut out fabric right sides together and ONLY stitch both sides (the 52cm length edges) and the bottom (the 31cm length edge). If you aren't lining your...

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How to sew an Easter bunny decoration!

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How to sew an Easter bunny decoration!

Soon it will be Easter and who doesn’t like matching décor on the table? Especially if it doesn’t only look pretty but also is super practical, fun and very cute egg cosies in an Easter Bunny shape. This is a perfect afternoon sewing project, have fun! Supplies for your Easter decoration: You need: The pattern which you can download here. Woven fabric, cotton fabric without elastane. You can find some nice fabrics here Fusible interlining for example H 630 Volume Fleece Sewing machine sewing thread Scissors Step 1: Printing out pattern and cutting Print out the pattern and pay attention...

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