Tag: Patchwork

This week we’re loving… Quick & Easy Quilting

Have you always wanted to have a bash at quilting, but are scared of the investment in time and concerned that your skills are not up to it? Well, this week we’ve got a smorgasbord of quick and easy quilting projects to help you conquer your fears and get started in quilting… Clockwise from bottom…

7 Free Star Wars Sewing Patterns that Use the Force!

The next episode of George Lucas’s space opera is a great reason to hoik out the sewing machine or whip out a needle and thread. In homage to the great Star Wars saga, here are 7 free Star Wars sewing patterns for you to enjoy… May the force be with you! 1. Incorporate your love…

What to make with Christmas Fabrics

We’re dreaming of a crafty Christmas and thought we’d give you a head start on what to make with all of the lovely Christmas fabrics we have to offer. From tree and table decorations to crafting handmade gifts for loved ones, it’s the personalised touches that make Christmas so special. Take a look at our Christmas sewing patterns, fabrics,  books and…

Have a Highland Fling with Lewis and Irene!

The historic Highlands of Scotland have inspired the latest range of fabrics from British fabric designers Lewis and Irene. With motifs including stags, thistles and Scottie dogs, and with contemporary twangs of tartan, The Glen is an evocative range that makes you proud to be British! On-Trend You don’t have to go far to see…

This week we’re loving … Bright Heart by Amy Butler

Amy Butler, designer extraordinaire, has a new collection out and we are immersing ourselves in it  this week. Bright Heart by Amy Butler is a glorious combination of flower, plant and animal motifs mixed with clashing geometrics. It comes in three different colourways: Grounded; Passionate and Inspired. It’s dramatic and vivid — perfect for creating…

Modern Vintage Gifts | Sneak Peek!

Modern Vintage Gifts is the fabulous new book by Helen Philipps, which brings traditional patchwork and sewing crafts bang up to date with beautiful fabrics and innovative ideas. Showcasing an irresistible collection of modern vintage gifts to sew and give, you won’t be able to resist crafting these goodies for every special occasion… Whether you are looking to create…

Tilda’s Toy Box

There is a brand new Tilda book out and it’s all about making beautiful toys and patchwork projects for children! Tilda’s Toy Box is an adorable collection of patterns that will appeal to mums, grannies and, of course, children. Designer Tone Finnanger, uses the fabrics and notions in her two new collections for autumn 2015:…