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Lovely things our customers made in November/December

I love seeing stuff you make! I love seeing fabric, yarn and everything else walk out our door and re-appear in our Instagram feed as something lovely! It’s super inspiring. So now when you share something with us on Instagram, we’ll repost it (with credit) in our Instagram, Twitter and Facebook feeds and I’m going to […]
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We love all solids quilts!

Did you know we carry all 300+ colours of Robert Kaufman Kona Cotton Solids? We love solids so much around here, I thought this week’s pinboard should be some all-solids quilt inspiration! There is so much to love about the simplicity of using all solids. It’s all about colour! Make it bright and energising or muted […]
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Our Christmas 2014 window display

It’s hard to believe it’s Christmas! Wow, this year’s gone by fast. This past weekend we celebrated our second anniversary in our West Hampstead shop space and on Sunday afternoon is was absolutely rammed. Exhausting and fun. Thank you all for making this event and these past few years such a success! Our Christmas window is […]
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Japanese Selvedge Denim sewing inspiration

We took stock this week of a range of absolutely delicious and unique dressmaking fabrics, including a bolt of black Japanese Selvedge Denim! Selvedge denim refers to a unique type of selvedge that is made by means of using one continuous cross-yarn (the weft), which is passed back and forth through the vertical warp beams. It has […]
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Neon knitwear inspiration

I have another new Pinterest pin board to show you today! I love bright colours so most of the yarn we stock in the shop is bright. But nothing is brighter than the awesome neon yarns we carry. Like Tosh DK in Edison Bulb, Pop Rocks, Espadrilles and Lapis by Madelinetosh. Or Spud & Chloe […]
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Plaid sewing inspiration

We have two collections of plaid garment fabrics in the shop that I drool over every day. Robert Kaufman House of Wales plaids are lightweight woven fabrics, not lofty like flannel but just as soft and more versatile. Sevenberry Corduroys are light-to-medium weight very fine wale corduroys, also soft and perfect for garments that need a bit more structure. Or […]
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Our new pyjama window display!

This post is waaaay overdue! But I’m excited to finally share the latest window display from our West Hampstead shop. It’s all pyjamas! Let’s start with the quilt! This beautiful quilt was designed and sewn up by Emmajane McNulty of Stitch and Pieces. She mainly used fabrics from Far Far Away by Heather Ross, plus […]
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Our new Summer-to-Autumn shop window display!

The Village HaberdasheryOur little window is a bit eclectic this month! It started as kind of a tribute to Cotton + Steel’s debut collections, and then sort of sprawled, as these things tend to do, and now I can’t really remember how we got to were we are. And so. It’s a little bit Cotton + Steel, […]
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Our knit-er-ific shop window display!

This month we’re featuring lots of knits in our West Hampstead shop window! Our knits section is growing super fast and we thought it would be fun to show off some of our favourite knit fabrics and patterns. We have a little boy in the window this month! Our little model is wearing the Oliver + […]
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