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The Perfect for Work Dress pattern – free

Easy to sew, comfy to wear dress. You don’t have to make yours as figure-hugging. If you made this in a softer fabric with more stretch,… continue reading

Reversible Drawstring Bag Tutorial

Vicky @ Mad For Fabric
Learn how to make this reversible drawstring bag. It would make a great gift bag or to hold your small items. … continue reading

Crochet Swimsuit Free Pattern

Jane Green
Going on holiday? This one piece swimsuit will be a beautiful addition for your vacation wardrobe. You’ll be the most attractive lady o… continue reading

Fold over clutch bag pattern

Whats not to love about a simple clutch? Perfect for holding keys, wallet and mobile they are so quick and easy to whip up you can easil… continue reading

15 Easy Projects for Beginning Sewers

You'll love these 15 easy sewing projects that are perfect sewing machine projects for beginners!  If you're ju… continue reading

Selling what you sew – how to price your work

Sadly some people just don’t recognise the value of ‘hand-made’ goods these days so you can’t always achieve the price you need. Many p… continue reading

Empire of the Sun-Dress

Summer is here! Time for more summer dresses and here is my Empire of the Sun-Dress. It has a cross-over bodice front and back, and an e… continue reading

Best sewing books as recommended by our readers

Here are some essential reading and the books that every sewer should have on a shelf in their sewing room. If nothing else, a shelf fu… continue reading

Angel Sleeve Crochet Tunic Free Pattern

Jane Green
I’m happy to share my new free pattern! It’s a really quick and easy project for this hot summer. The tunic is crochet in the round from… continue reading