Meet the Makers

Here you can get to know some of our favourite sewing pattern designers, find out where they get their inspiration from and what makes them tick! Are you a sewing pattern designer who’d like to be featured here? Drop us a line – we always love hearing from you.

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…

Meet Sarah Peel author of Making Luna Lapin

Making Luna Lapin is the wonderful new book from Sarah Peel. It follows the adventures of a quiet and kind rabbit named Luna while she tackles a new job in the big city. We recently got to speak to Luna’s talented creator, Sarah Peel who filled us in on how she created Luna and her stylish wardrobe.…

The story behind the Go Handmade families

A little while ago a group of us in the office sat around a table in the meeting room and saw some amazing kits that we knew we had to get our hands on. We were instantly fascinated with these little ducks wearing flip flops and felt mice carrying little teddy bears on the page…

Guest Blog | Beth Studley

Today is the final day of our Beth Studley blog-hop tour (insert sad face here) But we are ending on a high note with a guest blog from Beth herself… What a shame it’s the last day! I have absolutely loved seeing all projects people have been making over the last 10 days. I’ve loved…

Meet the author of ‘A Spoonful of Sugar’ | Lisa Cox

We got the chance to speak to the talented designer and author of A Spoonful of Sugar, Lisa Cox. We wanted to know all about where she gets the inspiration for her bright and pattern-filled designs and her favourite project from her book. When did you learn to sew? I come from a family that values…

Meet the designer | Sarah Watts

We got to speak to the super talented fabric designer Sarah Watts this week. We wanted to find out all about the inspiration behind her designs and the transition from illustrations to fabric design.   You are primarily an illustrator, when did the idea come about to turn those illustrations into fabric designs? Growing up…

Getting to know…Minshan – The new range from Lewis and Irene

Minshan is the new fabric range from Lewis & Irene. Not only is it a beautiful fabric range but profits from it are going towards protecting the Red panda. We caught up with Hannah Richards, Creative Director of Lewis & Irene, to find out more about the inspiration behind the range and the project it is…