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Pondicherry by French General for Moda is here!

We are so excited to have Moda fabric now in store. One of our first ranges we have in is Pondicherry by French General. This delightful fabric range is a perfect way to celebrate French Generals 20th birthday. Inspired by the colours of an 18th-century French colony in India, Pondicherry includes small Indienne prints, floral block…

Michelle Robinson from Poppy & Bliss | Meet the Designer

Michelle Robinson is the creative mind behind the fresh and modern crochet brand, Poppy & Bliss and the author of the gorgeous, bright and colourful new book Tunisian Crochet Workshop. Start at page 1 as a complete beginner and finish as an absolutely hooked graduate. The 12 projects included in Tunisian Crochet Workshop are gorgeous,…

Stitch Tropicana: Stumpwork, Goldwork & Cross Stitch

Our next Craft sanctuary, Stitch Tropicana, has just launched. We have got some gorgeous projects for you to complete at this summer’s Craft Sanctuary, with two mega-talented tutors teaching you some exciting new techniques. What is it? A luxury weekend retreat for craft lovers from 25th-27th August 2017 Learn the techniques of Stumpwork, Goldwork and…

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3 Sisters Poetry | Fabric Crush

The poet, Mary Oliver, once wrote that “everyone wants to know what poetry means but nobody is asking, ‘how does it feel?’” Crafting words and creating fabrics is much the same, it’s about finding a way to express an emotion, a feeling – This is how 3 Sisters describe their latest fabric range, Poetry. We…

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What are Layer Cakes, Jelly Rolls and Charm Packs

If you are new to quilting, the whole area can be a minefield. What is a Jelly Roll? What is Layer Cake? What is a Charm Pack? And how on earth do you use them for quilting?! Pam and Nicky Lintott are a Mother and Daughter quilting duo who have written countless books on quilting…

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Celebrating Women in Craft | International Woman’s Day

Today, March 8th is International Woman’s Day, a worldwide event that celebrates women’s achievements – from the political to the social – while calling for gender equality. To recognise International Woman’s Day we are celebrating some of the amazingly talented women in craft. To create what some of these ladies do takes a huge amount of…

Aubade String Quilt Tutorial by Janet Clare

SewandSo is now stocking Moda fabric. Yay! We are celebrating this momentous occasion with a free project from the lovely Janet Clare. Janet Clare is the talented mind behind Aubade, the first Moda fabric we have in stock. Here, she tells us a bit about herself, the inspiration behind the fabric line and gives you…