How to start Sewing – book review

A while back I posted about sewing books and in particular some of the hidden gems you can find. One…

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A Cut Above – The ‘New’ Ernest Wright

Ernest Wright have been making scissors in Sheffield since 1902 and have gone through many ups and downs. After 112…

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Lets talk about Tracing Paper

There comes a time in everyones sewing adventures when things get a little more complex, usually starting with the patterns…

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Fabric bundles from Interior Goods Direct

Someone famously once said, “You can never have enough fabric!’ (well I expect they did) and indeed this is true.…

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The Fox, the Bear & the Bunny by Olive and Vince. Pattern book review.

This is an exciting post for me. Not only am I reviewing a sewing pattern book written by someone local…

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Book Review. Make it, Own it, Love it by Matt Chapple

I am really excited to be reviewing the new book Make it, Own it, Love it by Matt Chapple (published…

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Ernest Wright and Son 8″ Dressmakers Scissors review

So over the last 40 years of sewing I have used a lot of scissors: From the cheap ones to…

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