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  • Cognac Stripe Cotton Jersey

    Our Favourite Brown Fabrics for Dressmaking

    I can't even believe I'm writing this, but I have come to LOVE brown fabric! My favourites are generally warmer shades of brown, shades like brick, caramel, cinnamon, rust, umber, amber and cognac. I honestly think they are a neutral because they are so wearable and versatile. Today we're picking out a few brown fabric favourites for you along with some pattern suggestions! 

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  • Sewing Patterns for Long Dresses

    The best sewing patterns for long dresses

    Maxi dresses are the best! Comfy, easy to style and super chic, long dresses make the perfect outfit. Plus they are so sensible for spring transitional weather. We love long dresses for spring! Here are nine of our favourite sewing patterns for dresses if you love longer lengths too! There is something for everyone - jersey, woven, easy, detailed, and even a few that are technically midi, so there are lots of options for every style and level!

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  • Tips for sewing with double gauze

    Tips for sewing with double gauze

    Double gauze used to be a little bit exotic and hard to get your hands on, but these days this gorgeous substrate is everywhere we look! Most of our favourite companies and designers are working with double gauze. If you’ve never worn double gauze you are seriously missing out – it’s like secret pyjamas. So soft! A lot of you still have questions about how to work with this fabric, so we’re turning the blog over to Jenni Smith for some tips on how to sew your next garment out of double gauze!

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  • Eight Free DIY Paper Craft Tutorials

    Eight easy papercraft projects to try!

    We have these totally lovely paper pads available in so many themes and motifs, but what should we make with them? The possibilities are endless but in this post we have eight fun and easy papercraft projects you can make at home with just one pad, including greetings cards, gift wrap, bunting, food toppers, stationery and more!
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