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    Sewing lessons with Sew Make Create
    June 11, 2017

    Sew Make Create has recently set up a little studio (i.e. my kitchen table) where sewing classes will be taking place at regular intervals throughout the year.  Classes are fun and creative, with a good dose of technical to help build confidence on the sewing machine.  If you manage to stitch just one line of sewing […]

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    Primrose Hill Winter Fair
    November 25, 2017

    Primrose Hill Winter Fair is my favourite of all the markets and this year didn’t disappoint. Everyone was out in Christmas spirit, starting their shopping early for unique gifts and ideas. I love the independent shopping experience at any craft and food fair but Primrose Hill really know how to start the festive season with […]

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    ‘How Patterns Work’ by Assembil Books
    October 9, 2017

    I really love great reference books. With the pattern cutting side of things, which can be quite baffling, I find that writing has really improved in recent years, and I love referring back to find new ways of thinking and learning. This book from Assembil aim to reach a wider audience by simplifying the mathematical […]

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    Petites Pattes – new born baby socks
    September 15, 2017

    These adorable cotton baby socks are made by quirky brand Petites Pattes. Purchased for a friends new born baby, they are the ideal gift for those wanting to add playfulness and fun to everyday life. Petite Pattes have developed a new knitting technique with their factory in Thailand, which has eliminated the need for the […]

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    A shirt that fits!
    August 15, 2017

    When Maddie’s Mum asked Kay to teach Maddie something challenging, in order to help prepare for her textiles GCSE – the answer was to find a project that covered plenty of dressmaking practice. The idea of the shirt itself came when Kay discovered a fabulous range of dress patterns called Colette. Colette patterns are SO […]

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    Summer totes
    July 11, 2017

    Everyone needs a tote, I have so many.  They have never had a better & more useful place in the world with the absence of plastic bags in the supermarket – thats if you remember to take them with you.  My graphic designer husband created these prints a while back, and we had them hand […]

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    Sew Make Create’s lovely cushions
    May 7, 2017

    SMC started making cushions! These samples were styled by kate at http://justbecauseitsbeautiful.blogspot.co.uk/ and photographs taken by Jack at Jack of Harts

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    Bears & rabbits in the making!
    April 20, 2017

    You didn’t get to see these beauties on the SMC website, as they sold before we had chance to upload them! The good news is there are more in the making, thanks to Yvonne Hunt’s nimble fingers! Painstakingly hand cut and stitched, the pattern for each is exclusive to SMC and they each come with […]

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    Creatures of the sea!
    March 10, 2017

    These fun brooches somewhat resemble jellyfish! Cute and creative x

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    Beautiful hand sewn Mr Rabbit by Yvonne Hunt
    February 7, 2017

    This gorgeous rabbit has been designed and meticulously hand sewn by Yvonne Hunt – the detail is outstanding. Mr Rabbit is 6.5cm tall and has moving joints!