Tag: Sewing

We Love Tilda Quilts

Why We Love Tilda… and You Should Too!

With an amazing ability to create exquisite fabric designs and must-sew patterns, it’s pretty easy to see why we love Tilda so much. But for the uninitiated, here are some compelling reasons why you should love Tilda too! The woman behind the brand The Tilda brand was founded by designer Tone Finnanger at the age…

May Martin Exclusive

The Big Reveal: SewandSo’s Exclusive Collaboration with May Martin

Those of you who follow us on Instagram may have seen that back in September, we shared some behind-the-scenes photos of a very special event that was taking place in our studio… We were lucky enough to have former Great British Sewing Bee judge May Martin with us for three whole days, sharing her sewing…

Whimsical Words Art Quilt - The Art of Whimsical Stitching

The Art of Whimsical Stitching | Sneak peek

The Art of Whimsical Stitching is the new book from “Whimsical art maker” Joanne Sharpe. She is a colourful mixed media artist and enthusiastic teacher with a passion for art journaling, lettering, doodling and illustration. The book shows you creative stitch techniques and features some inspiring colourful projects. From the second you open this book…

6 Gifts to make for children this Christmas

At Christmas, children are given toys quite literally by the stocking load, but it is the handmade, keepsake gifts they will cherish for years. This Christmas, make them something they will keep hold of for years to come with some of these loveable kits. 1. Melissa sewing kit from My Rag Doll Looking for a…

how to use freezer paper

How to Use Freezer Paper

Freezer paper might be a strange bedfellow for crafters, but boy, is it a useful one! Having recently reviewed our haberdashery ranges, we’ve added Reynold’s Freezer Paper to our core stock, because we believe it’s one of the most helpful things to have to hand for applique and any sewing project where small templates are…

16 Creative Embroidery Hoop Ideas

The humble embroidery hoop is not only an essential tool for needlework, it can also have creative uses too. And we’re not just taking about using it to frame your work – which is a given – there are LOTS of other exciting embroidery hoop ideas, as you will see… 1. Mirror, Mirror Decorate your…